Get Your Local Info

Find out what is happening at your local American Heart area
Results for 'cpr'
  • Results 51 - 60 of about 75

  • 51. CPR & AED Awareness Week The American Heart Association invites you to celebrate National CPR & AED Awareness Week in your community.
  • 52. PALS Student CD System Specifications This CD-ROM will auto-launch when the CD has been inserted.
  • 53. 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.
  • 54. Community CPR Training Learn more about the Westchester Medical Center Hands-Only CPR Community Initiative with the American Heart Association.
  • 55. HeartCode ACLS Part 1 HeartCodeŽ 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.
  • 56. 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.
  • 57. ACLS for Experienced Providers Learners enhance their skills in the differential diagnosis and treatment of prearrest, arrest and postarrest patients.
  • 58. 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.
  • 59. Corporate Training Depending on the course content, our Take first aid, CPR and AED courses online.
  • 60. 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.


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%