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  • 1. How to Become an AHA Instructor Are you ready to become an American Heart Association Instructor? The process is simple. The rewards, immeasurable.
  • 2. International Distribution and Licensing The American Heart Association?s Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) signs legal agreements with various organizations across the world to enable quality training and products for Emergency Cardiovascular Care.
  • 3. International Reviewer - ECC Programs International reviewers of American Heart Association's Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) training materials and documents provide critical review and volunteer hours.
  • 4. Translated Websites Making the most of the worldwide web to reach a global audience, the Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) International Program has translated its web pages in foreign languages such as German and Japanese.
  • 5. Additional Resources The videos included on this page were cited in the study, "The Effectiveness of Ultrbrief and Brief Educational Videos for Training Lay Responders in Hands-Only Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Implications for Future of Citizen Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training," published in the journal Circulation March, 2011.
  • 6. Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization(PEARS) Updated to reflect the 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC, PEARS® helps healthcare providers develop the knowledge and skills needed for emergency evaluation and treatment of seriously ill infants and children.
  • 7. Community Programs Less than one-third of sudden cardiac arrest victims receive immediate CPR from bystanders. Through a variety of programs, the American Heart Association is equipping people and communities to act in emergencies and ultimately save lives.
  • 8. CPR Product Support The CPR Product Support site will provide you with CD-specific information and a detailed Frequently Asked Questions section to help you troubleshoot any CD problems you may be experiencing.
  • 9. ECG & Pharmacology The adult ECG & Pharmacology Course addresses a key knowledge gap in electrocardiogram (ECG) and pharmacology, and focuses on specific ECG recognition skills and drug treatment knowledge.
  • 10. PALS Student CD System Specifications This CD-ROM will auto-launch when the CD has been inserted.
  • 11. BLS for Healthcare Providers Instructor Manual CD System Specifications BLS for Healthcare Providers Instructor Manual CD System Specifications will auto-launch when the CD has been inserted.
  • 12. STEMI Provider Manual This Manual prepares and enables out-of-hospital and in-hospital personnel to increase the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of STEMI patients.
  • 13. Learn: Rapid STEMI ID Course Overview Accreditation statements for Learn: Rapid STEMI ID Course.
  • 14. History of CPR Highlights of the history of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • 15. PEARS Provider Manual CD System Specifications PEARS Provider Manual CD System Specifications
  • 16. Heartsaver® Student CD System Specifications Heartsaver® Student CD System Specifications
  • 17. PEARS Instructor Manual CD System Requirements PEARS Instructor Manual CD System Requirements gives direction on using this CD.
  • 18. Scientific Statements Gain a deeper understanding of cardiovascular disease and stroke with this library of scientific statements, which were written by volunteer scientists and healthcare professionals and published by the American Heart Association.
  • 19. Contact CPR & First Aid Contact information for CPR & First Aid
  • 20. HeartCode® ACLS Part 1 Course Overview HeartCode® ACLS Part 1 Course Overview
  • 21. BLS for Healthcare Providers Online Part 1 Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (HCP) Online Part 1
  • 22. American Heart Association ECC Scientific Statements Gain a deeper understanding of cardiovascular disease and stroke with this library of scientific statements, which were written by volunteer scientists and healthcare professionals and published by the American Heart Association.
  • 23. ACLS Provider Manual CD System Specifications ACLS Provider Manual CD System Specifications
  • 24. Heartsaver® Instructor CD System Specifications Heartsaver® Instructor CD System Specifications
  • 25. American Stroke Association Regional Stroke Awards The American Stroke Association recognizes individuals that help further our mission of building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
  • 26. Stroke Prehospital Care Online Stroke Prehospital Care Online is an interactive, eLearning course designed to provide prehospital care providers greater knowledge. This course is self-paced and is completed entirely online.
  • 27. Recursos para hispanohablantes en EE. UU. Los programa de aprendizaje de la American Heart Association sobre reanimacion cardiopulmonar (RCP) y uso del desfibrilador externo automatic personas com ousted a responder con rapidez. La triste realidad es que la mayoria de las victimas de paro cardiac no sobreviven.
  • 28. International Distributors The American Heart Association (AHA) publishes ECC training materials in several difference languages. ECC Materials are available for purchase from authorized AHA Distributors with locations throughout the world to meet customer needs.
  • 29. OSHA and AHA Alliance Activities Summary The Alliance's key goal is to foster a culture of awareness, prevention, and action in the workplace through safety and employee wellness programs.
  • 30. CPR Statistics Anyone can learn CPR ? and everyone should! Sadly, 70 percent of Americans may feel helpless to act during a cardiac emergency because they either do not know how to administer CPR or their training has significantly lapsed. This alarming statistic could hit close to home, because home is exactly where 88 percent of cardiac arrests occur. Put very simply: The life you save with CPR is mostly likely to be someone you love.


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American Heart Association
2012-2013 Expenditures

  • Research: 21.7%
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  • Professional Education & Training: 14.7%
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American Heart Association Diversity Report

Attached is a copy of the American Heart Association’s 2009-2010 Annual Diversity Report. This report highlights our organization’s successes in the area of diversity with emphasis on cultural competence. The report focuses on our consumer initiatives as well as our internal initiatives. We have broadened the scope of this year’s report to showcase initiatives in each of the Affiliates. Also, we have identified key partnerships, sponsorships and strategic alliances that enhanced our efforts to reach common goals.

We truly hope that you will enjoy this copy of the report. Feel free to share copies with your colleagues and partners.

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Spread layout)
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Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Single Page layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB