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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. 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.
  • 3. Types of Aneurysms The American Heart Association explains the various types of aneurysms including abdominal aortic aneurysm, cerebral aneurysm, thoracic aortic aneurysm,
  • 4. Hands-Only CPR Training Learn how to help save a life with two simple steps!
  • 5. 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.
  • 6. Official Notice Regarding Transition of NRCPR Data Official Notice Regarding Transition of NRCPR Data
  • 7. Keep me Updated about CPR in Schools Sign up to receive emails about CPR in Schools, changing laws, product information, etc.
  • 8. PSA- Print- CPR
  • 9. Strive to Revive: Overcoming Challenges of In-Hospital Resuscitation A regional workshop series, offering professional CME credits.
  • 10. Corporate CPR Training Learn more about the Westchester Medical Center Hands-Only CPR Community Initiative with the American Heart Association.
  • 11. Westchester Medical Center CPR Anytime Information about the new Westchester Medical Center CPR Anytime/Hands-Only CPR initiative.
  • 12. 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.
  • 13. 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.
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. 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.
  • 16. 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.
  • 17. 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.
  • 18. 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.
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  • 20. 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.
  • 21. 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.
  • 22. ACLS Provider Manual CD System Specifications ACLS Provider Manual CD System Specifications
  • 23. 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.
  • 24. 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.
  • 25. 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.
  • 26. General Information The American Heart Association provides resources to help you get training started in your community.
  • 27. 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.
  • 28. 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 31. 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.
  • 32. International Distributors The American Heart Association (AHA) publishes ECC training materials in several difference languages.
  • 33. 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.
  • 34. 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.
  • 35. 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.
  • 36. Chain of Survival The term Chain of Survival provides a useful metaphor for the elements of the ECC systems concept.
  • 37. Community CPR Training Learn more about the Westchester Medical Center Hands-Only CPR Community Initiative with the American Heart Association.
  • 38. Upcoming Events Calendar Learn more about the Westchester Medical Center Hands-Only CPR Community Initiative with the American Heart Association.
  • 39. 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.
  • 40. 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.
  • 41. 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.
  • 42. 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.
  • 43. 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.
  • 44. 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.
  • 45. Heartsaver® Instructor CD System Specifications Heartsaver® Instructor CD System Specifications
  • 46. 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.
  • 47. 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.
  • 48. BLS for Healthcare Providers CD System Specifications This CD-ROM will auto-launch when the CD has been inserted.
  • 49. PEARS Provider Manual CD System Specifications PEARS Provider Manual CD System Specifications
  • 50. 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.
  • 51. 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.
  • 52. PALS Student CD System Specifications This CD-ROM will auto-launch when the CD has been inserted.
  • 53. 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.
  • 54. 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.
  • 55. 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.
  • 56. 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.
  • 57. Thank You For Signing Up for the CPR in Schools Newsletter Thank you for signing up.
  • 58. HeartCode® BLS Part 1 HeartCode® 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.
  • 59. Healthcare Providers Through dynamic training solutions, the American Heart Association prepares healthcare providers to effectively respond to life-threatening cardiac events. A variety of course options with continuing ed credits are available.
  • 60. Corporate Training Depending on the course content, our Take first aid, CPR and AED courses online.
  • 61. PEARS Instructor Manual CD System Requirements PEARS Instructor Manual CD System Requirements gives direction on using this CD.
  • 62. 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.
  • 63. PALS Instructor CD System Specifications PALS Instructor CD System Specifications
  • 64. 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.
  • 65. AHA Instructor Essentials New materials for conducting AHA Instructor courses are now available.
  • 66. Cough CPR The American Heart Association does not endorse "cough CPR," a coughing procedure widely publicized on the Internet.
  • 67. 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.
  • 68. Heartsaver® Student CD System Specifications Heartsaver® Student CD System Specifications
  • 69. 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.
  • 70. 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.
  • 71. 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.
  • 72. 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.
  • 73. 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.
  • 74. ACLS Instructor Manual CD System Specifications ACLS Instructor Manual CD System Specifications
  • 75. 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.
  • 76. Apps - Pocket First Aid & CPR The Pocket First Aid & CPR Smartphone App, updated to reflectnew science from the 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR & ECC, is now available for Apple iPhone and Google Android.
  • 77. BLS for Healthcare Providers Online Part 1 Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (HCP) Online Part 1
  • 78. History of CPR Highlights of the history of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • 79. States CPR Regulations for Schools Many states have laws supporting CPR in Schools for high school graduation.
  • 80. Contact CPR & First Aid Contact information for CPR & First Aid
  • 81. 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.
  • 82. HeartCode PALS Part 1 HeartCode® PALS Part 1 provides computer-based lessons that uses eSimulation technology so students ?virtually? assess and formulate treatment for pediatric cardiopulmonary arrest patients.
  • 83. PSA- Video- CPR
  • 84. Houston CPR Anytime Donate $25 today to help get more in the Houston community trained in CPR.
  • 85. Saving Lives in Denver: Free CPR Training Event
  • 86. CPR and First Aid News_1291924475501 Get the latest news about CPR, cardiac arrest and first aid.
  • 87. CPR and First Aid News Get the latest news about CPR, cardiac arrest and first aid.

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