AED Training

The American CPR Training™ AED blog articles are driven towards getting our readers the most current news and updates on sudden cardiac arrest and AED information. AED technology and standard practices are constantly changing. It is our goal to keep up with the latest on Heart Attacks & Sudden Cardiac Arrest, first responder responsibilities, AED Rescue Sequences, AED Skill Practices, the importance of Automated External Defibrillators and the chain of survival.

  1. The importance of knowing how to do CPR and use an AED
    Categories: CPR Training & AED Training

    The importance of knowing how to do CPR and use an AED

    Public Health Matters Blog Heart attack numbers are staggering. About 350,000 people have a cardiac arrest outside of the hospital each year, and about 9 in 10 of them die. Find CPR training and AED Training classes for your group anywhere in the US, Canada, or Mexico. Also, read more about the importance of knowing how to properly administer CPR and use...
  2. Prestan Rolls Out Major Upgrade to Professional AED Trainer!
    Categories: AED Training

    Prestan Rolls Out Major Upgrade to Professional AED Trainer!

    The Prestan Professional AED Trainer PLUS is a totally updated and customizable AED Trainer.  It is the most accurate representation of how current AEDs in the marketplace look and perform.  It offers features not found on any other universal AED Trainer, including a Child Button. This realistic unit gives students a true-to-life training experience.  Voice prompts are clear and calm...
  3. June is CPR & AED Awareness Month!
    Categories: AED Training

    June is CPR & AED Awareness Month!

    That's right - a Month of activities and actions to bring more awareness to lifesaving CPR and amazing Automated External Defibrillators - both vital links in the Lifesaving Chain of Survival. What can YOU do for CPR & AED Awareness Month? Plan ahead… start now! Keep yourself and others AWARE! You don’t know when or where you will be if a...
  4. We ?? You!
    Categories: CPR Training, AED Training, AED (Automated External Defibrillators) & CPR Products

    We ?? You!

    The symbol for Valentine's Day is a heart - and we're all about hearts! We've been sharing our CPR Training & AED Training at ½ the Time, ½ the Price, and TWICE the Fun!™ for almost a quarter century now - so you know we know hearts!
  5. Early Defibrillation
    Categories: AED Training & AED (Automated External Defibrillators)

    Early Defibrillation

    We've talked about the importance of AED use in the Chain of Survival, but what is it really about? Early Defibrillation Early defibrillation and entry into the Emergency Medical System is vital to the victim’s survival. Many public and private organizations are now equipped with Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). Proper administration of an AED device to a victim of cardiac...
  6. The Good Samaritan Act
    Categories: CPR Training, First Aid Training, AED Training, Odd Bits of News & Trivia & Bleeding Control

    The Good Samaritan Act

    Get involved: We need to be a Nation of By-Doers, not By-Standers. Lives are saved by intervention of friends, neighbors, and strangers before EMS arrives every day. Fear of retribution: Unfortunately, in this day of litigiousness, many people fear repercussions from getting involved. Isn't that sad? Wouldn't you rather have someone try to save your life than stand by for...
  7. Biological Death versus Clinical Death
    Categories: CPR Training & AED Training

    Biological Death versus Clinical Death

    Clinical Death/ Biological Death: What happens when an individual’s breathing and heartbeat stop? The first stage is called Clinical Death.  Clinical death is not necessarily permanent. An individual’s brain can stay alive for about 4-6 minutes after breathing and heartbeat have stopped.  This isn’t much time, but it is our “Window of Survival.” If appropriate medical care is initiated within...
  8. The Lifesaving Chain of Survival
    Categories: CPR Training & AED Training

    The Lifesaving Chain of Survival

    You've heard of the Lifesaving Chain of Survival, or maybe you haven't - either way, you should know the links in the chain and the vital role of the bystander - a chain is only as strong as its weakest link, so don't be the weak link. So what are the "links"? EARLY ACCESS - this means getting the professional...
  9. How Do You Rate?
    Categories: CPR Training, First Aid Training, AED Training, BBP Training, Bandages and First Aid & Emergency Preparedness

    How Do You Rate?

    Have you heard of the American Red Cross Ready Rating Program? We've been members here at American CPR Training® since before it began. ...How is that? We were part of a group introduced to the concept and contributing input on what should be included in the program before the website and program were publicly released. While you might think we...
  10. Categories: CPR Training & AED Training

    Why are we talking about June in January?

    With the ridiculously cold weather lately, it might seem that we're thinking about June wistfully for temperature reasons, but no - there's another reason... June is CPR & AED Awareness Month. "So?" You ask... So: Even though we have thousands of Instructors worldwide, we book up in June. Everyone wants to schedule their on-site CPR & AED Training in June...

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