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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. Types of Aneurysms The American Heart Association explains the various types of aneurysms including abdominal aortic aneurysm, cerebral aneurysm, thoracic aortic aneurysm,
  • 4. 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.
  • 5. Hands-Only CPR Training Learn how to help save a life with two simple steps!
  • 6. 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.
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. 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.
  • 10. PALS Student CD System Specifications This CD-ROM will auto-launch when the CD has been inserted.
  • 11. Official Notice Regarding Transition of NRCPR Data Official Notice Regarding Transition of NRCPR Data
  • 12. 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.
  • 13. Keep me Updated about CPR in Schools Sign up to receive emails about CPR in Schools, changing laws, product information, etc.
  • 14. PSA- Print- CPR
  • 15. 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.
  • 16. Learn: Rapid STEMI ID Course Overview Accreditation statements for Learn: Rapid STEMI ID Course.
  • 17. PEARS Provider Manual CD System Specifications PEARS Provider Manual CD System Specifications
  • 18. Heartsaver® Student CD System Specifications Heartsaver® Student CD System Specifications
  • 19. PEARS Instructor Manual CD System Requirements PEARS Instructor Manual CD System Requirements gives direction on using this CD.
  • 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. HeartCode® ACLS Part 1 Course Overview HeartCode® ACLS Part 1 Course Overview
  • 22. 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.
  • 23. 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.
  • 24. Strive to Revive: Overcoming Challenges of In-Hospital Resuscitation A regional workshop series, offering professional CME credits.
  • 25. 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.
  • 26. ACLS Provider Manual CD System Specifications ACLS Provider Manual CD System Specifications
  • 27. Heartsaver® Instructor CD System Specifications Heartsaver® Instructor CD System Specifications
  • 28. Upcoming Events Calendar Learn more about the Westchester Medical Center Hands-Only CPR Community Initiative with the American Heart Association.
  • 29. 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.
  • 30. 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.
  • 31. Corporate CPR Training Learn more about the Westchester Medical Center Hands-Only CPR Community Initiative with the American Heart Association.
  • 32. 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.
  • 33. Community CPR Training Learn more about the Westchester Medical Center Hands-Only CPR Community Initiative with the American Heart Association.
  • 34. BLS for Healthcare Providers CD System Specifications This CD-ROM will auto-launch when the CD has been inserted.
  • 35. 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.
  • 36. ACLS Instructor Manual CD System Specifications ACLS Instructor Manual CD System Specifications
  • 37. PALS Instructor CD System Specifications PALS Instructor CD System Specifications
  • 38. 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.
  • 39. 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.
  • 40. 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.
  • 41. Westchester Medical Center CPR Anytime Information about the new Westchester Medical Center CPR Anytime/Hands-Only CPR initiative.
  • 42. 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.
  • 43. 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.
  • 44. 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.
  • 45. 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.
  • 46. 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.
  • 47. 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.
  • 48. 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.
  • 49. Chain of Survival The term Chain of Survival provides a useful metaphor for the elements of the ECC systems concept.
  • 50. 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.


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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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