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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. Thank You For Signing Up for the CPR in Schools Newsletter Thank you for signing up.
  • 4. Types of Aneurysms The American Heart Association explains the various types of aneurysms including abdominal aortic aneurysm, cerebral aneurysm, thoracic aortic aneurysm,
  • 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. Corporate Training Depending on the course content, our Take first aid, CPR and AED courses online.
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. Hands-Only CPR Training Learn how to help save a life with two simple steps!
  • 9. 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.
  • 10. 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.
  • 11. 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.
  • 12. 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.
  • 13. 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.
  • 14. PALS Student CD System Specifications This CD-ROM will auto-launch when the CD has been inserted.
  • 15. Official Notice Regarding Transition of NRCPR Data Official Notice Regarding Transition of NRCPR Data
  • 16. 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.
  • 17. Keep me Updated about CPR in Schools Sign up to receive emails about CPR in Schools, changing laws, product information, etc.
  • 18. PSA- Print- CPR
  • 19. 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.
  • 20. Learn: Rapid STEMI ID Course Overview Accreditation statements for Learn: Rapid STEMI ID Course.
  • 21. History of CPR Highlights of the history of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • 22. PEARS Provider Manual CD System Specifications PEARS Provider Manual CD System Specifications
  • 23. Heartsaver® Student CD System Specifications Heartsaver® Student CD System Specifications
  • 24. PEARS Instructor Manual CD System Requirements PEARS Instructor Manual CD System Requirements gives direction on using this CD.
  • 25. 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.
  • 26. Contact CPR & First Aid Contact information for CPR & First Aid
  • 27. HeartCode® ACLS Part 1 Course Overview HeartCode® ACLS Part 1 Course Overview
  • 28. 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.
  • 29. BLS for Healthcare Providers Online Part 1 Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (HCP) Online Part 1
  • 30. 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.
  • 31. Strive to Revive: Overcoming Challenges of In-Hospital Resuscitation A regional workshop series, offering professional CME credits.
  • 32. 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.
  • 33. ACLS Provider Manual CD System Specifications ACLS Provider Manual CD System Specifications
  • 34. Heartsaver® Instructor CD System Specifications Heartsaver® Instructor CD System Specifications
  • 35. 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.
  • 36. Upcoming Events Calendar Learn more about the Westchester Medical Center Hands-Only CPR Community Initiative with the American Heart Association.
  • 37. Find a Course As the world leader in CPR, first aid and emergency cardiovascular care (ECC) training and education, the American Heart Association offers a variety of options for you to learn lifesaving skills. Choose from courses for family members and friends, employees or healthcare providers.
  • 38. 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.
  • 39. 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.
  • 40. 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.
  • 41. 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.
  • 42. Corporate CPR Training Learn more about the Westchester Medical Center Hands-Only CPR Community Initiative with the American Heart Association.
  • 43. 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.
  • 44. Community CPR Training Learn more about the Westchester Medical Center Hands-Only CPR Community Initiative with the American Heart Association.
  • 45. BLS for Healthcare Providers CD System Specifications This CD-ROM will auto-launch when the CD has been inserted.
  • 46. Learn: Rapid STEMI ID Learn:® Rapid STEMI ID is a self-directed, online course that teaches healthcare professionals to use a 12-lead ECG, interpret electrocardiograms (ECGs) for signs of STEMI (ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction) and activate a system of care for rapid reperfusion of an occluded coronary artery. This course supports the efforts of the American Heart Association?s Mission: Lifeline®, a national initiative to improve quality of care and outcomes in heart attack patients by improving healthcare systems? readiness and response to STEMI patients.
  • 47. 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.
  • 48. AHA Instructor Essentials New materials for conducting AHA Instructor courses are now available. With the launch of new materials, the AHA?s Core Instructor Course has been discontinued and new, discipline-specific, online AHA Instructor Essentials courses have been introduced in its place.
  • 49. 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.
  • 50. ACLS Instructor Manual CD System Specifications ACLS Instructor Manual CD System Specifications


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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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Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Spread layout)
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Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Single Page layout)
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