Tag Archives: AED training

US Postal Service Honors ‘Heroes Among Us’

The US Postal Service (USPS) recently honored John Mallard, Jr., and Terrance Lyman during the Heroes Among Us ceremony for saving co-worker Russell Childress’s life. The event was held at the USPS processing and distribution facility in Trenton, New Jersey where many employees were in attendance to celebrate. Mark Peters of Cardiac Science, John Mallard, Jr., Russell […]

World Heart Day: Saving lives through education and action

September 29 is World Heart Day, a time to focus attention on what can be done to promote heart health and prevent cardiac disease. Heart disease and stroke are the world’s leading cause of death, claiming 17.1 million lives each year. Across the globe people are holding events, conducting health screenings, and attending conferences on […]

How can your fire department start a successful public access defibrillation (PAD) program?

Find out at this free webinar Sept. 14 How did the community of North Lake Tahoe become one of the safest places in the U.S. to experience sudden cardiac arrest (SCA)? The Sept. 14 webinar“AEDs: Increasing Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates in Your Community”explains, step by step, how this community equipped itself to save lives […]

How to get the most out of your AED purchase

Purchasing an automated external defibrillator (AED) is a major step toward protecting your organization, your customers, and the wider community. You can get the most out of your AED purchase by making sure the AED is easy to find in an emergency, letting people know that it’s available, showing staff how it works, and arranging for CPR […]

In Latin America, “Proyecto Latir” urges AED preparedness

In Colombia, Cardiac Science distributor Incav Technologies has launchedProyecto Latir (“Project Heartbeat”), providing free CPR/AED training courses to help people respond to sudden cardiac arrest. Dr. Cesar Rodriguez, scientific director for the Proyecto Latir, on one of the projects AED training videos on YouTube. “In its first year, Proyecto Latir has taught dozens of courses to […]