American Heart Association

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. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is: “Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.” Its motto is “Learn and Live”> The AHA offers the most widely accepted certification for Basic Life Support (BLS). AHA also provides training for First Aid and CPR