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Roadmap for State Program Planning: Glossary

The glossary is a comprehensive list of terms and acronyms found within the Roadmap.

ACSAmerican Cancer Society
AEAAmerican Evaluation Association
AEDAcademy for Educational Development
AEDAutomated External Defibrillator
AHAAmerican Heart Association
AHRQAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality
ASAAmerican Stroke Association
ASKAwareness, Skills, and Knowledge
ASTPAcute Stroke Treatment Program
BIBasic Implementation
BRFSSBehavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
CBCapacity Building
CDCCenters for Disease Control and Prevention
CLIAClinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments
CME/CEContinuing Medical Education/Continuing Education
CPRCardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
DHDSPDivision for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
DHPEDirectors of Health Promotion and Education
EMSEmergency Medical Services
FASTSTATSFast Statistics
HBCHigh Blood Cholesterol
HBPHigh Blood Pressure
HDSHeart Disease and Stroke
HDSPHeart Disease and Stroke Prevention
HHSDepartment of Health and Human Services
HIPPAHealth Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
IHIInstitute for Healthcare Improvement
IPRInterim Progress Report
KSAKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities
LEPLimited English Proficiency
MISManagement Information System
MMWRMorbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
NACDDNational Association of Chronic Disease Directors
NCCDPHPNational Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
NCQANational Committee for Quality Assurance
NCSLNational Conference of State Legislators
NHeLPNational Health Law Program
NHLBINational Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
NIHNational Institutes of Health
NINDSNational Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
NRCPRNational Registry of Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
NSANational Stroke Association
ODPHPOffice of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
PCRDPrevention Communication Research Database
PEWProject Planning and Evaluation Wizard
PRCPrevention Research Center
SCHIPState Children's Health Insurance
SMARTSpecific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-bound Objectives

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