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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.


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