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New York Law Embraces the Future

Effective May 22, 2023, New York State will require AEDs be placed in all health and fitness clubs with 50 members or more.

Why Colorado’s New Bill HB22-1251 is Major & Who Should Be Following Suit

The Importance of SCA Data Tracking  On July 1, 2022, Colorado House Bill 22-1251 went into effect,…

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…

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. 

CPR vs. BLS: What’s the Difference?

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.

FDA Announces AED Shortage – What This Means & Why It’s a Big Deal

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, supply chain disruptions have impacted the production of goods across…

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

New Study: Race & Socioeconomic Standing Affect Bystander CPR & AED Use

Outcomes for victims of cardiac arrest in Black, Latinx, and poorer communities lag  A recent study published in the…