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 withautomated external defibrillators (AEDs).

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Battalion Chief Michael Schwartz

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EMS Training Officer Doug Randell

The webinar sponsored by Cardiac Science and Firehouse.com lets you hear directly from Battalion Chief Michael Schwartz of the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District and from EMS Training Officer Doug Randell, who manages the St. Louis Fire Department’s Public Access to Defibrillation (PAD) program — one of the largest PAD programs in the country.

Schwartz, vice-president elect of Nevada Project Heartbeat, will talk about how his department played a leading role in preparing the the North Lake Tahoe community to save more lives. Randell, an expert on AED training, deployment, and equipment maintenance, will share best best practices on how to create a heartsafe community, large or small.

Attendees will learn how to launch and manage Public Access Defibrillation (PAD) programs in their own communities, and find out ways to stretch limited funds to equip their departments with AEDs.

“AEDs: Increasing Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates in Your Community”

September 14, 2011, 2 p.m. EDT

Sign up for this webinar today at the Firehouse.com website.