Why do we need AED training?

A collection of informative articles regarding the importance of the AED and the value of training for it’s use. At In-Pulse CPR we offer local CPR/AED classes across the metro area.  Please visit our home page for class locations and times.

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  • The Life-Saving Importance of AEDs in the Workplace October 26, 2016Laura Crider If you work a standard 40+ hour week, you likely spend more of your waking hours at your workplace than you do at home. Your job gives you a way to provide for your family, and you develop close relationships with your co-workers and customers over time. At In-Pulse CPR, we are committed to empowering ...
  • Family of Lost Teen Calls for Further Use of CPR and AEDs September 15, 2014Robin JohnsonSeveral 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, ...
  • I understand why I need to learn CPR but why should I learn how to use an AED? July 24, 2014Troy BowmanMany 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, ...
  • Automated External Defibrillator’s and the Workplace May 12, 2011Laura_FrostWritten by Laura Frost In today’s world, we are noticing more and more people who have high blood pressure, high cholesterol or something indicating a problem with the heart. It is far too common that people are seen in the emergency room and placed on medication to make their heart slow down, ...
  • Tips for your First Automated External Defibrillator Purchase April 15, 2011Carin MangimeliAn AED will assist you to save the life of a heart attack victim – but only if you have one readily available and have been trained in its use. So do some legwork now and save a life in the future.

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