The American Heart Association is the nation's oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke.
To improve the lives of all Americans, we provide public health education in a variety of ways. We're the nation's leader in CPR education training. We help people understand the importance of healthy lifestyle choices. We provide science-based treatment guidelines to healthcare professionals to help them provide quality care to their patients. We educate lawmakers, policymakers and the public as we advocate for changes to protect and improve the health of our communities. We have funded more than $3.8 billion in heart disease and stroke research, more than any organization outside the federal government.
With your help, we are working toward improving the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent, and reducing deaths from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20 percent, all by the year 2020.
Your physician will likely “classify” your heart failure condition according to the severity of your symptoms. This classification system, known as the New York Heart Association (NYHA) Functional Classification, places you into one of four categories based on your physical activity limitations.
This option is for students who have completed an online training course (Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers or Heartsaver) through the American Heart Association. In order to complete the online course, a key is needed. Please contact the office to purchase a key code at which time you will also pay for the skills [...]
The Colorado CPR Association was incorporated in 1981. We are honored to be one of the top Training Centers. The Colorado CPR Association received the prestigious #1 nation wide American Heart Association Training Center award five years in a row. Our Association is a volunteer, non-profit organization whose function is to coordinate training and certification in CPR and First Aid according to the standards of the American Heart Association on a multi-state basis. We offer a number of and we can also send one of our qualified Instructors to train a group of students at your location. If you are interested in an Instructor coming to your location please call for pricing and to schedule a date at your convenience.