Blog: Risk Management & Legal

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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. 

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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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FDA Announces AED Shortage – What This Means For AED Supply

During the COVID-19 pandemic, supply chain disruptions impacted the production of goods across industries, and medical technology…

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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….


How the Good Samaritan Law Encourages Citizens to Perform CPR & Save Lives

Imagine sitting in a restaurant and enjoying a tasty meal when a man at the next table…

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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…

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ICD vs. Pacemaker: What’s the Difference?

Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) and pacemakers are both medical devices that treat irregular heart rhythms, known as…


What CPR Stands For & How To Perform It

What is CPR? The American Heart Association has identified CPR as an essential link in the chain of…

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High-Quality CPR: Overview & Components To Measure It

What is High-Quality CPR? High-quality CPR is cardiopulmonary resuscitation that meets performance metrics set by international resuscitation…

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Explained: The Power of a Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillator

Defibrillation is the only therapy to treat someone in cardiac arrest. Every minute that a person in…