Roadmap for State Program Planning: Glossary

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

Acronym Definition
ACS American Cancer Society
AEA American Evaluation Association
AED Academy for Educational Development
AED Automated External Defibrillator
AHA American Heart Association
AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
ASA American Stroke Association
ASK Awareness, Skills, and Knowledge
ASTP Acute Stroke Treatment Program
BI Basic Implementation
BRFSS Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
CB Capacity Building
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CLIA Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments
CME/CE Continuing Medical Education/Continuing Education
CPR Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
DHDSP Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
DHPE Directors of Health Promotion and Education
EMS Emergency Medical Services
FASTSTATS Fast Statistics
HBC High Blood Cholesterol
HBP High Blood Pressure
HDS Heart Disease and Stroke
HDSP Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
HHS Department of Health and Human Services
HIPPA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
IHI Institute for Healthcare Improvement
IPR Interim Progress Report
KSA Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
LEP Limited English Proficiency
MIS Management Information System
MMWR Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
NACDD National Association of Chronic Disease Directors
NCCDPHP National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
NCQA National Committee for Quality Assurance
NCSL National Conference of State Legislators
NHeLP National Health Law Program
NHLBI National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
NIH National Institutes of Health
NINDS National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
NRCPR National Registry of Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
NSA National Stroke Association
ODPHP Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
PCRD Prevention Communication Research Database
PEW Project Planning and Evaluation Wizard
PRC Prevention Research Center
SCHIP State Children’s Health Insurance
SMART Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-bound Objectives
YTD Year-to-Date

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