Tag Archives: AED education

New AED Legislation in California

California

Sudden cardiac arrest affects nearly 10,000 youth nationally per year according to the American Heart Association, while the National Center for Catastrophic Sport Injury Research reports that more student athletes die annually from sudden cardiac arrest than from sport-related trauma. As a result, more and more states are enacting AED legislation. California Assembly Bill 2009 […]

Children’s Museum Receives AEDs for Rescue and Education

The Fairfield Medical Alliance donated a Powerheart® AED G3 Plus and an AED G3 Trainer to the A Hands-On Adventure (AHA!) children’s museum located in Lancaster, Ohio. As part of an exhibit, the donation paired with a training device will show museum visitors how AEDs work and how easy they are to use. Additionally, the fully functioning unit will allow trained museum […]

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 […]

AED text screens for the hearing impaired: Cardiac Science for the week of August 17

Heartsafe news: Our weekly update on what’s happening in the world of heart safety and noninvasive cardiology Text screens and text prompts extend AED usability For most purchasers, clear, comprehensive audio prompts are among the most important factors for them to consider when choosing an automated external defibrillator (AED). But there are reasons why a […]

AED Awareness Week: AED education and training

One goal for AED Awareness Week is to increase awareness of automated external defibrillators, their effectiveness, and importance of having them available in public places. Another goal is to help more people become familiar with AED use. Watch this video which explains how an AED works and then shows you a Cardiac Science Powerheart AED G3 Plus rescue, […]