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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. Bay Area CPR Week 2015 On June 5 and 6, 2015 ? thousands of Bay Area residents will have the opportunity to learn the life-saving skill of Hands-Only CPR at ?Sidewalk CPR? outreach events throughout the region. It only takes a few moments and it?s free. We invite you to join us!
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. Bay Area CPR Week Events Calendar On June 5 and 6, 2015 ? thousands of Bay Area residents will have the opportunity to learn the life-saving skill of Hands-Only CPR at ?Sidewalk CPR? outreach events throughout the region. It only takes a few moments and it?s free. We invite you to join us!
  • 5. Types of Aneurysms The American Heart Association explains the various types of aneurysms including abdominal aortic aneurysm, cerebral aneurysm, thoracic aortic aneurysm,
  • 6. Hands-Only CPR Training Learn how to help save a life with two simple steps!
  • 7. Official Notice Regarding Transition of NRCPR Data Official Notice Regarding Transition of NRCPR Data
  • 8. Keep me Updated about CPR in Schools Sign up to receive emails about CPR in Schools, changing laws, product information, etc.
  • 9. Strive to Revive: Overcoming Challenges of In-Hospital Resuscitation A regional workshop series, offering professional CME credits.
  • 10. 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.


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American Heart Association
2013-2014 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 21.8%
  • Public Health Education: 36.4%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.2%
  • Community Services: 6.7%
  • Management & General: 8.6%
  • Fundraising: 12.3%