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  • 61. Cough CPR The American Heart Association does not endorse "cough CPR," a coughing procedure widely publicized on the Internet.
  • 62. 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.
  • 63. Heartsaver® Student CD System Specifications Heartsaver® Student CD System Specifications
  • 64. 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.
  • 65. 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.
  • 66. 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.
  • 67. 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.
  • 68. 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.
  • 69. 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.
  • 70. C2010 Consensus Process Welcome to the Evidence Evaluation Process for the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR)'s 2010 International Conference on CPR and ECC Science.


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