Tag Archives: American Red Cross

AEDs protect the Special Olympics: Cardiac Science for the week of July 26

Heart Safe news: Our weekly update on what’s happening in the world of heart safety and noninvasive cardiology Cardiac Science donates AEDs for national Special Olympics Cardiac Science donated the Powerheart AEDs for the 2010 Special Olympics in Lincoln, Nebraska. The Special Olympics USA National Games took place in Lincoln, Nebraska, last week and Cardiac Science […]

Jon Seale is putting AEDs in more Colorado schools [VIDEO]

Heart Safe news: Our weekly update on what’s happening in the world of heart safety and noninvasive cardiology News report covers Colorado school AEDs and AED legislation While a growing number of states require that schools have automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and AED-trained staff on their premises,Colorado AED laws do not require them for public or private schools. Some […]

Investment in defibrillators pays off at ConAgra: Cardiac Science for the week of April 12

Investment in defibrillators pays off at ConAgra The Omaha World-Herald reports that ConAgra has placed automated external defibrillators in every facility with more than 10 employees. The company’s decision paid off in January when staff at ConAgra’s largest plant, in Russellville, Arkansas, used one of the AEDs to restart the heart of an employee who suffered a cardiac event […]

Michigan woman campaigns for AEDs after her husband’s rescue: Cardiac Science for the week of March 22

Michigan woman campaigns for AEDs after her husband’s rescue Lisa Poel’s husband Randy, a sergeant with the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety, collapsed from sudden cardiac arrest while playing hockey Feb. 21. Fortunately, the arena where he was playing had an automated external defibrillator (AED). Nathan Morgan, a firefighter who was at the arena when Poel […]

Wisconsin AED bill would have high schools offer CPR, AED instruction

State Rep. Ted Zigmunt, sponsor of AED education bill Wisconsin State Senator Dave Hansen, co-sponsor of AED education bill A bill introduced last week in the Wisconsin assembly by Representative Ted Zigmunt (and in the state senate by Senator Dave Hansen) would require high schools to offer students the opportunity to take classes in cardiopulmonary […]