The American Heart Association's Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) is inspiring the world to save lives through a dynamic message of hope. As the authority in resuscitation science, research and training, we publish the official AHA Guidelines for CPR & ECC. We translate these Guidelines into the highest quality training materials, courses and programs in CPR, first aid and advanced emergency cardiovascular care for healthcare professionals, first responders, employees and the general public. Because saving lives is why.
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ECC Regional Education Conferences
March 17, 2016 – Register Now for Chicago, IL Hilton Chicago/Indian Lakes Resort
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May 12, 2016 – Register Now for Providence, RI Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel
June 2, 2016 – Register Now for Seattle, WA Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center
Learn to Save a Life
More than 326,000 people in the US suffer out-of-hospital cardiac arrests each year. Statistics prove that if more people knew CPR, more lives could be saved.
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