Why do we Need AED Training?

Before we go into why we need AED training; we need to explore what an AED device is.  AED is the abbreviation for Automated External Defibrillator.  The AED is an important step in helping save a life.  An AED is a machine that can be transported and utilized for the automatic diagnosis of life-endangering cardiac […]

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Family of Lost Teen Calls for Further Use of CPR and AEDs

Several factors can lead to an individual’s heartbeat or breathing unexpectedly coming to a halt, from blood infections, to heart attacks, to simple accidents. Even when the cause of a cardiac arrest isn’t known, there is still a way to reduce the chances of the situation being fatal, if only someone nearby administers CPR immediately, […]

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I understand why I need to learn CPR but why should I learn how to use an AED?

Many people understand the need to learn how to perform CPR but  have trouble understanding why we also teach how to use an AED in all of our classes.  An electric shock delivered quickly by an AED can be life saving.  AEDs are becoming increasingly more popular at public venues including airports, sports areas, malls, […]

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