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  • 51. HeartCode® BLS Part 1 HeartCodeŽ 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.
  • 52. Vitamin Supplements: Healthy or Hoax? The American Heart Association answers the question, can vitamin supplements really make you healthier? Some can be beneficial, but the key to vitamin and mineral success is eating a balanced diet.
  • 53. Health Insurance Marketplace Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn more about the Health Insurance Marketplaces with this infographic.
  • 54. 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.
  • 55. Conquer Cravings with These Healthy Substitutions The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program offers these tips on how to conquer food cravings with these healthy swaps.
  • 56. Grocery Shopping Without a Car The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program offers these healthy ideas to help save you time and even some money if you happen to be grocery shopping without a car.
  • 57. Reconsidere lo que bebe Healthy beverages
  • 58. Cooking Healthy On a Budget The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program explains some simple ways to shop and cook healthy on a budget.
  • 59. Multicultural scholarships target diversity gap Each year the Go Red? Multicultural Scholarship Fund provides 16 tuition-focused scholarships of $2,500 for minority women pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees in healthcare fields. The deadline to apply for 2015 scholarships is Dec. 31, 2014.
  • 60. Educator The American Heart Association offers programs for the classroom and for the gym to get help kids healthy and performing better in school.


Our Mission

Community

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

We’re improving the quality of care for heart and stroke patients by:

  • Training millions of Americans in CPR, advanced life support, AED (defibrillator) use and first aid; promoting AED placement in businesses and public places
  • Improving emergency care for heart attack victims through our Mission: Lifeline community-based initiative
  • Helping hospitals treat cardiac and stroke patients according to proven guidelines using our Get With The Guidelines® program
  • Strengthening stroke systems of care, teaching the public to respond to warning signs, and providing resources for stroke survivors and caregivers

We’re reaching at-risk populations through cause initiatives and online tools:

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
2015-2016 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.3%
  • Public Health Education 36.7%
  • Professional Education and Training 16.7%
  • Community Services 8.1%
  • Management and General 7.1%
  • Fund Raising 11.1%