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  • 1. Placer County 9-1-1 Placer County 911. 1,900 Placer County Residents Have Learned Lifesaving CPR Since the Program Launched on April 1, 2012. Every year, almost 400,000 people experience ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) ? the deadliest type of heart attack. A significant number do not receive the prompt reperfusion therapy that is critical to restoring blood flow to the heart after such an attack.
  • 2. Cough CPR The American Heart Association does not endorse "cough CPR," a coughing procedure widely publicized on the Internet.
  • 3. Types of Aneurysms The American Heart Association explains the various types of aneurysms including abdominal aortic aneurysm, cerebral aneurysm, thoracic aortic aneurysm,
  • 4. 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.
  • 5. Heart Attack or Sudden Cardiac Arrest: How Are They Different? People often use the terms heart attack and cardiac arrest interchangeably, but they are not synonyms. The American Heart Association explains the difference between the two and what to do in each case.
  • 6. Hands-Only CPR Training Learn how to help save a life with two simple steps!
  • 7. CPR & First Aid Mission The American Heart Association?s Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) Programs deliver a dynamic message of hope ? the hope of saving lives. New treatments have improved the possibility of survival from cardiovascular emergencies, cardiac arrest, and stroke. These new treatments offer the hope of improved quality of life for people who suffer these events.
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. PSA- Print- CPR
  • 10. History of CPR Highlights of the history of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • 11. 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.
  • 12. Contact CPR & First Aid Contact information for CPR & First Aid
  • 13. CPR: Are You Prepared in an Emergency? New research shows that 80 percent of cardiac arrests happen in the home. You, your family members, your friends, your employees and everyone else need to learn CPR. Now is the time to prepare, so you are ready when an emergency occurs. Let the American Heart Association help you prepare.
  • 14. BLS for Healthcare Providers Online Part 1 Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (HCP) Online Part 1
  • 15. Carla Leonard Carla was 43 when she experienced what felt like ?a brain freeze to the chest? during the morning pledge. She went into sudden cardiac arrest. Read her story of survival brought to you by the American Heart Association.
  • 16. Strive to Revive: Overcoming Challenges of In-Hospital Resuscitation A regional workshop series, offering professional CME credits.
  • 17. Upcoming Events Calendar Learn more about the Westchester Medical Center Hands-Only CPR Community Initiative with the American Heart Association.
  • 18. Corporate CPR Training Learn more about the Westchester Medical Center Hands-Only CPR Community Initiative with the American Heart Association.
  • 19. Community CPR Training Learn more about the Westchester Medical Center Hands-Only CPR Community Initiative with the American Heart Association.
  • 20. BLS for Healthcare Providers - Classroom The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.
  • 21. Annual Report The American Heart Association / American Stroke Association?s 2011-12 Annual Report describes how we fulfill our mission of building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The report showcases the year?s accomplishments, recognizes the many supporters who provided generous gifts to support our lifesaving work, and details revenue and spending for the fiscal year.
  • 22. Heartsaver First Aid - Classroom HeartsaverŽ First Aid is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives.
  • 23. Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Online Part 1 HeartsaverŽ First Aid CPR AED Online Part 1 is a Web-based, self-directed course. The course teaches students critical skills and knowledge needed to respond to and manage a first aid or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Content includes how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies, as well as perform CPR and use an AED.
  • 24. Westchester Medical Center CPR Anytime Information about the new Westchester Medical Center CPR Anytime/Hands-Only CPR initiative.
  • 25. Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is a classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course that uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics.
  • 26. About the Westchester Medical Center Hands-Only CPR Community Initiative Learn more about the Westchester Medical Center Hands-Only CPR Community Initiative with the American Heart Association.
  • 27. HeartCode® BLS Part 1 HeartCodeŽ BLS Part 1 is a Web-based, self-paced instructional program that uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings.
  • 28. Chain of Survival The term Chain of Survival provides a useful metaphor for the elements of the ECC systems concept.
  • 29. CPR CPR & First Aid. We help save lives. And teach you how. Find a Course. 2010 AHA Guidelines. Information for Healthcare Providers, Corporate Training, Community CPR & First Aid, Science and International.
  • 30. Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Course is a classroom course that teaches employees how to protect themselves and others from being exposed to blood or blood-containing materials.
  • 31. PSA- Video- CPR
  • 32. Houston CPR Anytime Donate $25 today to help get more in the Houston community trained in CPR.
  • 33. Saving Lives in Denver: Free CPR Training Event
  • 34. CPR and First Aid News_1291924475501 Get the latest news about CPR, cardiac arrest and first aid.
  • 35. CPR and First Aid News Get the latest news about CPR, cardiac arrest and first aid.

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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.

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