About Us

Aims of the Pacific Open Heart Association

The purposes of the Association are:

  • To bring together people who have had open heart surgery.
  • To assist in the encouragement and preparation of patients about to have open heart surgery, and to assist families.
  • To encourage and support patients and their families after surgery.
  • To promote recreational activities, for example, by hosting an annual golf tournament.
  • When possible, to provide funds for CPR training and to assist in the purchase of cardiovascular instrumentation.