Health Lessons and Toolkits

Create a culture of health one lesson at a time.

Everyone deserves a just opportunity to be healthy. No one should have difficulty achieving their potential because of their social position or systemic challenges that contribute to inequities.

The Empowered to Serve health lessons offer a way to engage and motivate communities to create a culture of health. There are 19 science-based toolkits covering two essential areas: health education and community advocacy.

These lessons engage communities and motivate people to create an enduring culture of health where the healthy choice is the easy choice.

Lesson Topics

Only 20% of a person’s health is shaped by access to quality health care, but where people live could cost them up to two decades of life. Factors such as education, family income and access to healthy foods have an impact on life expectancy for people in under-resourced communities across the United States. These lessons help paint a picture of challenges and potential solutions.

Featured Lesson Videos

Find more informational videos within each lesson toolkit.
EmPOWERED to Serve™ Health Lesson: Control Your Blood Pressure | Nearly half of American adults have high blood pressure, and almost half of them do not have it under control. In fact, many aren’t even aware that they have high blood pressure. Uncontrolled high blood pressure damages the arteries, heart and other organs. It can cause a heart attack or stroke.

Keep the Beat, Learn Hands-Only CPR | Hands-Only CPR has been shown to be as effective as conventional CPR for cardiac arrest at home, at work or in public. Watch and share this instructional video.

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Amgen proudly supports the American Heart Association’s Empowered to Serve Initiative.