American Heart Association (AHA)
The American Heart Association (AHA) is a non-profit organization in the United States that fosters appropriate cardiac care in an effort to reduce disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke. Originally formed in New York City in 1924 as the Association for the Prevention and Relief of Heart Disease, it is currently headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency.
They are known for publishing standards on basic life support and advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), and in 2014 issued its first guidelines for preventing strokes in women. They are known also for operating a number of highly visible public service campaigns starting in the 1970s, and also operate a number of fundraising events.
Health careers Institute is an authorized training centre for American Heart Association’s Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) courses from 2013 onwards. HCI won the Silver Recognition Award from AHA in the year 2015 and 2016 in acknowledgement of an exemplary first aid, CPR, advanced care and life saving program.
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