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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.
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.
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.
HeartCode ACLS Part 1
HeartCode® ACLS 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.
Course Completion Card Reference Guide - ECC
The updated ECC Course Completion Card Reference Guide provides guidelines to instructors for all ECC completion cards, including current versions released, quality checkpoints and issue dates by course.
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.
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.
Strive to Revive: Overcoming Challenges of In-Hospital Resuscitation
A regional workshop series, offering professional CME credits.
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.
The American Heart Association does not endorse "cough CPR," a coughing procedure widely publicized on the Internet.