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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. Hands-Only CPR Training Learn how to help save a life with two simple steps!
  • 3. Official Notice Regarding Transition of NRCPR Data Official Notice Regarding Transition of NRCPR Data
  • 4. Keep me Updated about CPR in Schools Sign up to receive emails about CPR in Schools, changing laws, product information, etc.
  • 5. Strive to Revive: Overcoming Challenges of In-Hospital Resuscitation A regional workshop series, offering professional CME credits.
  • 6. Structured and Supported Debriefing Course Structured and Supported Debriefing teaches advanced life support instructors how to facilitate an effective debriefing of their students within 10 minutes after a skills practice session. The course focuses on a learner-centered debriefing model, draws on evidence-based findings from behavioral science, focuses on critical thinking and encourages participants to analyze their performance and motivations. The course is self-paced and is completed entirely online.
  • 7. Heartsaver First Aid Online Part 1 Heartsaver® First Aid Online Part 1 is a Web-based, self-directed program. This program teaches students critical skills and knowledge needed to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives.
  • 8. Airway Management Airway Management is a unique program designed to give students the chance to learn, practice and demonstrate their ability in applying many airway skills used in resuscitation. Students increase their awareness of various airway products and skills required. The course is designed into units, and some are optional, so facilitators can present the units that meet the students? needs.
  • 9. 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.
  • 10. 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.
  • 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. 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.
  • 13. Heartsaver First Aid - Classroom Heartsaver® 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.
  • 14. ACLS Provider Manual CD System Specifications ACLS Provider Manual CD System Specifications
  • 15. Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support - Classroom ACLS is an advanced, instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology.
  • 16. Acute Stroke Online Acute Stroke Online is a self-paced continuing education course that provides training on the symptoms, diagnosis and management of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke and complications of stroke.
  • 17. Carla Leonard: "That AED Saved My Life" 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.
  • 18. General Information The American Heart Association provides resources to help you get training started in your community.
  • 19. Clinical Program A vigorous exchange among researchers and clinicians helps accelerate breakthroughs, streamline the path from science to practice, and improve access to quality healthcare regardless of where patients happen to live.
  • 20. What is CPR About 92 percent of sudden cardiac arrest victims die before reaching the hospital, but statistics prove that if more people knew CPR, more lives could be saved. Immediate CPR can double, or even triple, a victim's chance of survival.
  • 21. Heartsaver CPR AED Online Part 1 Heartsaver® CPR AED Online Part 1 is a Web-based, self-directed program. The program teaches students critical skills and knowledge needed to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives.
  • 22. International Distributors The American Heart Association (AHA) publishes ECC training materials in several difference languages.
  • 23. Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Online Part 1 Heartsaver® 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. 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.
  • 25. Heartsaver CPR AED - Classroom Heartsaver CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult.
  • 26. 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.
  • 27. Course Card Reference Guide - ECC The updated ECC Course Card Reference Guide provides guidelines to instructors for all ECC completion cards, including current versions released, quality checkpoints and issue dates by course.
  • 28. Westchester Medical Center CPR Anytime Information about the new Westchester Medical Center CPR Anytime/Hands-Only CPR initiative.
  • 29. Chain of Survival The term Chain of Survival provides a useful metaphor for the elements of the ECC systems concept.
  • 30. Distributors - Buy Products To get ECC materials to the people who need them, the American Heart Association joins up with these companies that provide quality customer service and support.
  • 31. 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.
  • 32. ACLS for Experienced Providers The ACLS Experienced Provider (EP) Course is for seasoned ACLS providers who wish to renew their provider status. This course provides a stimulus for clinicians and scientists to identify areas in resuscitation that deal with special circumstances.
  • 33. Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation: 2014 Guidelines and Evidence-Based Practice This course is designed for physicians, nurses and pharmacists who provide care for patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation.
  • 34. Heartsaver® Instructor CD System Specifications Heartsaver® Instructor CD System Specifications
  • 35. 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.
  • 36. Learn: Rhythm Pediatric Learn:® Rhythm Pediatric is an online, self-directed course that introduces healthcare providers to normal pediatric cardiac rhythms and prepares them to recognize basic pediatric cardiac arrhythmias in clinical practice.
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  • 38. BLS for Healthcare Providers CD System Specifications This CD-ROM will auto-launch when the CD has been inserted.
  • 39. Cough CPR The American Heart Association does not endorse "cough CPR," a coughing procedure widely publicized on the Internet.
  • 40. Learn: Rhythm Adult Learn: Rhythm Adult is an online, self-directed course that introduces healthcare providers to normal cardiac rhythms and prepares them to recognize basic cardiac arrhythmias in clinical practice.
  • 41. 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.
  • 42. Bay Area CPR Week Events Calendar On June 5 and 6, 2015 ? thousands of Bay Area residents will have the opportunity to learn the life-saving skill of Hands-Only CPR at ?Sidewalk CPR? outreach events throughout the region. It only takes a few moments and it?s free. We invite you to join us!
  • 43. Save a Life in Houston Register today for a free Hands-Only CPR class and receive a CPR Anytime kit to take home and train your family.
  • 44. 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.
  • 45. 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.
  • 46. 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.
  • 47. Family & Friends CPR Anytime Family & Friends CPR Anytime Personal Learning Program allows anyone to learn the core skills of CPR in just 20 minutes using their own personal kit.
  • 48. 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.
  • 49. Corporate CPR Training Learn more about the Westchester Medical Center Hands-Only CPR Community Initiative with the American Heart Association.
  • 50. Thank You For Signing Up for the CPR in Schools Newsletter Thank you for signing up.


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