Now you have an AED. But where should you put it?

Now you have an AED.But where should you put it? CONGRATULATIONS! Your company has made an excellent investment in the health and safety of you and your co-workers by the purchase of an AED (Automatic External Defibrillator). They have taken a huge step forward in reducing the chances that someone near you will not survive […]

One family helping promote message of CPR readiness

Humberto “Rick” Turcios knows with all his heart that the message “CPR Saves Lives” is true, and now it is a message he wants to spread to as many people as possible. On Oct. 21, 2018, Turcios was having dinner with his family in Planada, California. Turcios hadn’t been feeling particularly well that day, but […]

Another day at the office – thanks to an AED

On National Wear Red Day in 2018, few people at the Nashville law firm Lewis, Thomason, King, Krieg & Waldrop took notice of the occasion, which calls attention to heart disease being the No. 1 killer of women. “I think we had forgotten about it being that day,” said Tania Freeman, the firm’s business development […]

New app alerts those trained in CPR of nearby cardiac event

Charlotte, NC – Life-saving technology can now be in the palm of your hand if you live in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. A new app hopes to send help to those in cardiac arrest before first responders arrive. In April 2014, Paul Wylie says he was an otherwise healthy 50-year-old until he went to work […]

Where to Put an AED Device

Having an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) device at your business, school, or other organization is one of the most important steps you can take in saving an individual’s life in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). AEDs deliver electric shocks to a person’s heart to stop abnormal electrical impulses, which subsequently allows it […]

AED Saves: The 22 Shock Survival

CPR Educators has a goal to help as many people as possible understand the importance and severity of CPR & AED’s in the event of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). From Mr. Butch Gibbs himself: My Chain of Survival On April 2, 2004, I was getting ready for our annual community play which was to be […]

Santa saved with CPR & AED

When Santa’s Heart Stopped – Again – People Responded….Again Dan Wessel was still wearing his Santa Claus outfit when the school nurse began performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation on him. A student already had called 9-1-1. Another student grabbed the automated external defibrillator and brought it to the nurse. Their textbook response saved Dan’s life. Again. Just six […]