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.
Numbers don't lie
?Numbers don?t lie,? notes one of our Latina volunteers. ?I finally found something that helps my family see that they need to take care of their health.? She is referring to Heart 360®, the American Heart Association on-line tool that helps people monitor blood pressure as part of their overall heart health, while also providing helpful advice and information.
Heart and Stroke Statistical Updates - Populations
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.
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.
Patient Education Resources for Healthcare Professionals
The American Heart Association helps your patients learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, HIV, hiv and your heart, tools, resources
Tedy Bruschi advocates, on behalf of the American Stroke Association, to raise awareness and inspire fellow stroke survivors.
Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke
The American Heart Association explains that knowing your family history is very important when it comes to understanding your risk for heart disease and stroke, but having a family history of it does not mean it is imminent that you will get it too.
Inflammation and Heart Disease
The American Heart Association explains that although it is not proven that inflammation causes cardiovascular disease, inflammation is common for heart disease and stroke patients and is thought to be a sign or atherogenic response.
High Blood Pressure or Hypertension
What is high blood pressure or hypertension? The American Heart Association provides information on blood pressure, high blood pressure, low blood pressure, high blood pressure, hypertension, hypertensive crisis, monitoring blood pressure, preeclampsia, systolic, diastolic, risk of high blood pressure, tretment of high blood pressure, prevention of high blood pressure, lower blood pressure
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.
York County Go Red For Women Event
The American Heart Association volunteers from York County are planning an evening filled with informative breakout sessions, spectacular auction items and a heart-healthy meal.
Harlem Go Red For Women Educational Forum
Outreach event to raise awareness of cardiovascular diseases & stroke, remove race & ethnicity barriers, provide education & tools for action--all enlisting the women of Harlem.
American Heart Ride
The 5th Annual American Heart Ride is a unique cycling experience and fundraising program to support the American Heart Association.
Protect the NIH from Sequestration
Sequestration: Mandatory budget cuts that will seriously reduce NIH research funding and deprive Americans with heart disease and stroke of the innovative treatments they desperately need and deserve.
What are the signs of heart disease?
The American Heart Association explains that heart disease is a general term for several problems that, together, kill more Americans than anything else. Learn what to look out for.
Nationwide, we invest over $132 million a year ($3.2 billion since 1949) in heart and stroke research that has led to recent breakthroughs such as clot-busting drugs and drug-eluting stents. Healthcare providers learn about medical advances and new treatment guidelines though our journals, conferences and online courses.
American Heart Association 2011-2012 Expenditures
Public Health Education: 39.1%
Professional Education & Training: 14.0%
Community Services: 5.1%
Management & General: 7.9%
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.
We truly hope that you will enjoy this copy of the report. Feel free to share copies with your colleagues and partners.