Visit HeadQuarters in Booth 337
Stop by HeadQuarters in Booth 337 in the Science & Technology Hall to learn more about available AHA resources.
American Stroke Association Stroke is the No. 2 cause of death worldwide and a leading cause of disability. The American Stroke Association is a relentless force for a healthier world with fewer strokes. We team with millions of volunteers to prevent, treat and beat stroke by funding innovative research, fighting for stronger public health policies and providing lifesaving tools and information. stroke.org. Pick up free resources.
AHA Research GrantsThe AHA currently funds more than 1,700 projects across the U.S. In FY 2022-23,the AHA invested $178 million to fund 868 new proposals. The AHA has invested over $5.7 billion in research since 1949. Discover funding opportunities and more at professional.heart.org/research.
Professional MembershipLearn how the AHA/ASA Professional Membership can advance and enhance your career. Benefit from networking with experts, journal resources, online courses, research funding, advocacy, discounts to scientific meetings and more. Membership is valuable at every stage of your career. Join or renew at the Membership Booth in HeadQuarters and receive a thank you gift (while supplies last.)
Lifelong LearningWith access to world renowned researchers and clinicians, AHA Lifelong Learning is the global leader in continuing education for health care professionals. To explore our library of stroke continuing education activities and more, visit learn.heart.org.
Immediate impact. Global influence.
When you visit AHAjournals.org, you’ll engage in the latest content from the 14 AHA Scientific Journals and celebrate the AHA’s Centennial with a curated collection of articles! View the AHA Journals’ Publishing Guide and Overview. For AHA’s scientific statements and clinical practice guidelines, visit professional.heart.org/statements. Giveaways while supplies last.
Patient HealthPreview the latest educational resources for professionals and your patients in the areas of emotional support, atrial fibrillation, hypertension and more. Encourage your patients and their family members to join the Support Network at stroke.org/supportnetwork to connect with other patients, share experiences and help others on their health journeys.
Emergency Cardiovascular Care Learn about our new Advanced Stroke Life Support® (ASLS) Blended Learning Course co-developed with The University of Miami Gordon Center for Simulation and Innovation in Medical Education. The course educates in-hospital and prehospital health care professionals to identify, evaluate and manage patients with stroke. Stop by the ASLS kiosk to learn more today! Heart.org/ASLS.
AHA Center for Telehealth™Evidence suggests that telehealth can make health care more effective, accessible and efficient, particularly for those who otherwise lack access to quality health care. Our premium eLearning courses and certification programs, including upcoming Telestroke offerings, offer health care providers standardized telehealth training and prepare them to deliver optimal virtual care. The AHA Center for Telehealth leads connected care, keeping people at the center. Heart.org/telehealth.
ShopHeartForgot your Red? ShopHeart has you covered! Located at the Membership Booth in HeadQuarters, for gifts and Heart items.
Global Quality Improvement
Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke and Target: StrokeSMGet With The Guidelines-Stroke is the American Heart Association’s in-hospital quality improvement program focused on improving stroke care by providing medical teams with resources to increase adherence to the latest scientific treatment guidelines. Target: Stroke is a Get With The Guidelines-Stroke initiative that aims to improve acute ischemic stroke care by reducing door-to-treatment times for patients eligible for intravenous thrombolysis and endovascular therapy. heart.org/gwtgstroke.
Health Care CertificationPeople know and trust the American Stroke Association. Our collaborative efforts with leading U.S. credentialing bodies and international societies, give participating hospitals/facilities/professionals recognition of their achievement of disease specific certifications in stroke, cardiovascular care, and wellness/prevention. Stop by to learn how to earn certification so that your community knows your commitment to quality and to their care. Check out our global quality programs at heart.org/certification.
Quality Improvement ResearchThe American Heart Association’s suite of Quality Improvement programs promote excellence in prospective and retrospective research. Participating hospitals can enter data for their own quality improvement efforts. Additionally, there is the opportunity for scientific research from our National Level Database. The Precision Medicine Platform, the association’s cloud-based data analysis platform offers secure, private workspaces equipped with tools for data analysis, machine learning and artificial intelligence. heart.org/qualityresearch.
AHA InternationalThe American Heart Association is actively working in more than 100 countries and with 200 cardiovascular societies and organizations around the world to educate and inform, implement programs, advocate for policy change and strengthen health care systems to help improve and save lives. Discover more about our international work in stroke center certification and health care quality improvement, advocacy and science advancement. heart.org/internationalQI.