Author: Gina Rodriguez

Marketing Manager

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Shockable vs. Non Shockable Heart Rhythms 

To shock or not to shock? That is the question for your AED.  In fact, that is exactly what…

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What is AED Certification?

AED certification is a document that signifies a person has been trained to use an AED to save a life. Having CPR/AED certification can empower and prepare you to help respond in a time of crisis where seconds matter. 

ACLS vs. BLS CPR training

BLS vs CPR : The Main Differences

Being BLS certified or CPR certified looks great on a resume, but the primary benefit of both types of training is that they prepare you to save a life! You never know when or where Sudden Cardiac Arrest will strike.

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Types of Defibrillator – Overview & Uses

Defibrillators are critical tools for doctors and surgeons, often crucial in helping to restart a patient’s heart….

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ACLS vs. BLS – What’s the Difference?

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) are techniques used to help save lives…

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New Maryland Law Aims to Improve AED Access

On April 21, 2022, the Maryland legislature signed into law House Bill 836 (“HB 836”), also called…

Race & Socioeconomic Standing Affect Bystander CPR & AED Use

Socioeconomic Factors Impact Bystander CPR & AED Use

Why Poorer Communities Struggle with Bystander CPR and AED Use A recent study published in the American Heart Association’s…

Call 911, Start CPR, and Use an AED

Telecommunicator CPR (T-CPR): Meaning, Challenges & Outcomes

For people who experience Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), the first line of help is often the person…

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Study Indicates AEDs are Saving Lives in Schools

Placement of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in schools is an efficient way to curb out-of-hospital sudden cardiac…

AED Signage Placement

AED Signage Requirements and State AED Laws

When a cardiac emergency happens, bystanders need to take immediate action by calling 911, initiating CPR, and…