Tag Archives: SCA survivor

Boy Scouts save their leader after performing 45 minutes of CPR & defibrillation

Dr. Jose Lepervanche

“Bad experiences create good responses,” says Dr. Jose Lepervanche, a professor of management at Florida State College in Jacksonville. This is certainly true in his own life. After surviving sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) in 2007, Lepervanche has become a staunch advocate for CPR training and automated external defibrillators (AEDs) for the Boy Scouts of America […]

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 […]

SCA survivor donates Powerheart AED to Ohio Pharmacy Association

Jerry Wiesenhahn, a member of the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy and theOhio Pharmacists Association (OPA), donated a Powerheart automated external defibrillator to the association this month. They’ll use it at their events around the state — events like the one at which Wiesenhahn nearly died two years ago. SCA survivor pharmacist Jerry Wiesenhahn with Cardiac Science AED […]