Tag Archives: PAD program

Access the Firehouse.com webinar on AEDs and community PAD programs

he webinar “AEDs: Increasing Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates in Your Community” is now available as a free archived download on the Firehouse.com website. This is an hour-long presentation by AED experts Michael Schwartz, battalion chief with the North Lake Tahoe Fire District, and Doug Randell, EMS training officer with the St. Louis Fire Department’s Public Access to Defibrillation […]

Madison County SAVES: Public Access to Defibrillation program has placed 81 AEDs: Cardiac Science for the week of August 16

Madison County SAVES: Public Access to Defibrillation program has placed 81 AEDs Golf outing benefits Madison County SAVES and the Madison County Sexual Assault Treatment Center. (Bottom row, l–r: Holly Renz, RN, Madison County SAVES Coordinator and Madison County Sexual Assault Treatment Center (MCSATC) Program Director, Lori Wilson, RN, CHA ED and MCSATC Pediatric Coordinator, […]

Cardiac Science for the week of June 7: Police Defibrillators

Powerheart G3 AED now atop Mount Snowdon in Wales Powerheart AEDs are now available atop Mount Snowdon in Wales. (Photo credit: North Wales News) Through the combined efforts of Welsh Ambulance Service, Snowdown Mountain Railway, an automated external defibrillator(AED) is now available at the highest point in Wales, Hafod Eryri atop Mount Snowdon. The National Public Access […]

Drownings spur Australian community to get AED and AED training: Cardiac Science for the week of March 29

Drownings spur Australian community to get AED and AED training CPR and AED training in Ballina, New South Wales (Photo: Ballina Shire Advocate online) It takes an ambulance as much as 25 minutes to reach communities on the south side of the Richmond River in Ballina, New South Wales — far too long to be […]

Canada’s approach to sudden cardiac arrest: Cardiac Science for the week of October 12

Heartsafe news: Our weekly update on what’s happening in the world of heart safety and noninvasive cardiology Cardiac arrest in Canada: a “silent killer” Why is the survival rate for out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest 16.3 percent in Seattle but only 9.7 percent in Vancouver, B.C., and 5.5 percent in Toronto? In an article in their […]