Tag Archives: American Heart Association

Missouri church honors SCA survivors and gets donated AED: Cardiac Science for the week of Sept. 13

Missouri church honors SCA survivors and gets donated AED Members of the United Church of Christ in Cappln, Missouri, hosting a gathering at the end of last month to hear about the impact sudden cardiac arrest has had on their community, and to accept the donation of a Powerheart G3 automated external defibrillator (AED). United Church of […]

California defibrillator bill protects rescuers from liability

A bill introduced Friday in the California Senate includes two provisions that would encourage automated external defibrillator (AED) use and deployment. California State Senator Alex Padilla, AED bill sponsor Senate Bill 1281, introduced bySenator Alex Padilla, extends the state’s current Good Samaritan law (due to expire in 2013) that exempts individuals who use an AED in an […]

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 […]

School AED: Pennsylvania school receives AED donation: Cardiac Science for the week of Jan. 18

School AED: Pennsylvania school receives AED donation Parent Heart Watch and Cardiac Science joined forces this month to donate an Powerheart G3 automated external defibrillator (AED) to the Hershey Christian School in Pennsylvania. Students at the school include a ninth grader with a heart condition that causes an abnormally rapid heartbeat. “Unless people are prepared, there […]

Missouri school employee alive, thanks to school AED: Cardiac Science for the week of November 30

New York teen saved by camp staff with an AED tells his story Among the families giving thanks last week were the family of Cody Fisher, a 17-year-old New Yorker who went into sudden cardiac arrest while he was at camp this summer. Medical staff at Camp Nock A Mixon performed CPR and used the […]