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Introduction to AED & Emergency Skills

Introduction to AED & Emergency Skills


Given by:  Sarah V. Gillen  - Emergency Skills, Inc.


-ABCDs of Defibrillator Deployment

-Background Information and Risks of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

  • Risks of Sudden Cardiac Arrest
  • Success Rates of AED Programs

-Defibrillator Deployment Recommendations: AHA, OSHA and BOMA

-Legal Requirements of Defibrillator Deployments in New York State

  • Laws requiring AEDs in certain locations
  • Laws protecting organizations from legal liability

-Major Components to a successful AED Program:

  • Product Type – Demonstration of Philips Heartstart FRx AED
  • Training - American Heart Association Heartsaver AED Course Information
  • Medical Oversight - FDA vs NYS requirements
  • Maintenance and Ongoing Support – Demo of ALIVE

-Case Study – Sample Real Estate Company’s AED Deployment


Presentation Coordinator:  Ray Czajkowski – Albanese Organization


Date:  Thursday, May 10, 2012

Location: 68 South Service Road, Melville

Time: 8:30am-10:00am

Open Forum:  RSVP

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