Tag Archives: New York AED

Stony Brook University CPR training event attracts 1,000 participants to help battle SCA

Cardiac Science sponsored a major CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation) training event Sept. 7 at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, NY. The event, organized by Stony Brook Medicine, drew nearly 1,000 participants to the school’s LaValle Stadium. The chance of someone surviving sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is tripled when hands-only CPR is administered quickly and effectively […]

Bookmark This: AED laws enacted in 2010

In 2010, state legislatures considered more than a hundred pieces of legislation pertaining to automated external defibrillators (AEDs). Many bills honored citizens who rescued victims of sudden cardiac arrest, while others recommended AED placements in communities. –> See AEDlegislation.com for full results <– Dozens of bills included mandates for AED placement and training, or extended Good Samaritan protection to […]

New York AED bill would mandate CPR, defibrillator training for teachers

The New York State Assembly is considering a bill that would require teachers to know how to do cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use anautomated external defibrillator (AED). The training would be a requirement for getting a state teacher’s license. Assembly Bill A09367, sponsored by Assemblyman Dennis  H. Gabryszak, was inspired by a constituent who is a […]

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 […]