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  • 1. Lobby Day 2013 This page will house print & digital materials for lobby day 2013.
  • 2. Guidelines for Use of Recipes The American Heart Association Consumer Publications Department will review the recipes you wish to use. They may offer similar recipes from our more recent publications. Once the final list of recipes has been agreed to, Consumer Publications will send approved copies of the recipes to the requestor.
  • 3. Judy Coffey, R.N.-- What the American Heart Association means to me My life-long commitment to supporting the mission and vision of the American Heart Association (AHA) stems from both personal and professional reasons. Professionally, I have worked in health care for more than three decades and I have seen first-hand the effect the AHA has had in reducing the incidence of heart attack and stroke. Personally, I have survived the loss of a daughter who was born with three different heart defects.
  • 4. Guidelines for Requests to Translate Materials Permission may be granted to translate AHA material if the request meets the listed criteria.
  • 5. Guidelines for Use Materials in Electronic Format Permission may be granted to use American Heart materials on third party websites with the listed caveats.
  • 6. Reprint: 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR & ECC The ultimate reference text for professionals, this 312 page book is designed for personnel in emergency, intensive care and critical care departments; emergency medical care providers; and regulators and policy makers. No library should be without this text.
  • 7. 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR & ECC View the full 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR & ECC and the ILCOR CoSTR document in the journal Circulation. Also, find out how you can order your copy of the AHA Guidelines Reprint.
  • 8. Closing the CPR gap in Latino communities He notes Latinos are 30 percent less likely to receive CPR from a bystander after suffering a cardiac arrest. To close that gap, Hands-Only CPR training has been incorporated into most of our MCI activities.
  • 9. How is the AHA Addressing Million Hearts: For Health Care Professionals How is the AHA Addressing Million Hearts: For Health Care Professionals
  • 10. 2014 AHA Training Center Criteria The American Heart Association revised their criteria for new Training Center candidates in early 2014.
  • 11. How to Become an AHA Instructor Are you ready to become an American Heart Association Instructor? The process is simple. The rewards, immeasurable.
  • 12. 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.
  • 13. Check. Change. Control. Blood pressure management is a major focus of Multicultural Initiatives across the Western States Affiliate. Our volunteers, including a new group at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), are linking Latinos to the American Heart Association?s Check, Change. Control. program.
  • 14. CPR Find a Course. 2010 AHA Guidelines. Information for Healthcare Providers, Corporate Training, Community CPR & First Aid, Science and International.
  • 15. Patients find inspiration with HeartCare Channel From in-hospital television programming to on-demand resources, the American Heart Association's HeartCare Channel supports your heart and stroke patient?s engagement in their recovery, disease management and long-term health. Learn more about HeartCare Channel.

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%