saving lives is why.

We are the world leader in CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) training and education.

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The American Heart Association’s CPR & ECC is inspiring the world to save lives. We are the leader in resuscitation science, education, and training, and publisher of the official Guidelines for CPR and ECC. Millions of healthcare providers and others trust the AHA for their lifesaving training.


Guidelines

View the American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR & Emergency Cardiovascular Care

 
eLearning
 
Take advantage of flexible training options with online courses from OnlineAHA.org or eLearning.heart.org



eBooks
 
Purchase and download digital eBook versions of our CPR & ECC  publications at eBooks.heart.org



Each year, over 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur in the United States. Statistics prove that if more people knew CPR, more lives could be saved.

Learn About Hands-Only CPR

HANDS-ONLY CPR 2 Steps to save a life 1. Call 911 2. Push Hard & Fast
 


Learn More about Workforce Training

Is Your Workforce Prepared?

Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED course portfolio trains your employees to recognize different emergencies so they know what action is needed.

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Purchase ECC & CPR Course Materials

Purchase ECC & CPR Course Materials

The American Heart Association partners with companies that provide quality customer service and support.

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Are you an AHA Instructor?

Visit AHAInstructorNetwork.org for all your instructor resources.


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Chain of Survival



The “Chain of Survival” provides a useful metaphor for the five core elements of the ECC systems concept.

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ECC Regional Conferences

Learn more about our upcoming conferences, where leading resuscitation experts share the latest in CPR and ECC science, education, and training. Visit our Conferences page to register for an event coming soon to an area near you.


VISIT THE ECC REGIONAL CONFERENCE PAGE