Dade CPR Training located in Miami Florida, is an authorized dealer for Philips Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). Owned and operated by a local Miami Firefighter/Paramedics with more than eleven years of experience in the field of emergency medicine. We offer Philips AEDs, supplies, accessory and an "always ready" service plan. Our CPR, First Aid, and AED training and classes are taught at your business or home by American Heart Association instructors with experience in emergency medicine.
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What would you do if someone’s life rested [...]
What would you do if someone’s life rested in your hands? Fortunately for Ken Esmark, his coworkers at WebMD jumped into action. Esmark, WebMD’s Director of Web Services, was 21 floors up, sitting in a meeting, when his heart suddenly stopped. “The last thing I remember is I was talking to them… And then it was lights out. There was no pain, there was nothing,” Esmark said. The 62-year-old father of four, and grandfather, with no history of heart disease, was in [...]View More
Cardiac Arrest Survival Act of 2011 – Amends [...]
Cardiac Arrest Survival Act of 2011 – Amends the Public Health Service Act to expand immunity from civil liability related to automated external defibrillator devices (AEDs), including by giving immunity to: (1) a person who owns, occupies, or manages the premises from which an AED is taken or at which an AED is used or attempted to be used on a victim of a perceived medical emergency; and (2) the owner-acquirer of an AED for any harm resulting from [...]View More
Good Samaritan Act; immunity from civil liability.— (1) [...]
Good Samaritan Act; immunity from civil liability.— (1) This act shall be known and cited as the “Good Samaritan Act.” (2)(a) Any person, including those licensed to practice medicine, who gratuitously and in good faith renders emergency care or treatment either in direct response to emergency situations related to and arising out of a public health emergency declared pursuant to s. 381.00315, a state of emergency which has been declared pursuant to s. 252.36 or at the scene of [...]View More
Anyone can learn CPR and everyone should! [...]
Anyone can learn CPR and everyone should! Sadly, 70 % of Americans may feel helpless to act during a cardiac emergency because they either do not know how to administer CPR or their training has significantly lapsed. This alarming statistic could hit close to home, because home is exactly where 88% of cardiac arrests occur. The life you save with CPR is most likely to be someone you love. Don’t be afraid; your actions can only help! Dade [...]View More
If you witness someone experiencing a sudden cardiac [...]
If you witness someone experiencing a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), dial 911 immediately and initiate CPR. Then get an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). If done properly, performing CPR and using an AED can save a person’s life. CPR will keep the blood and oxygen circulating through the body while the AED will shock the heart back into a regular beat. The quicker these steps are performed the greater the chance of survival.View More
Sudden cardiac arrest is not a heart attack [...]
Sudden cardiac arrest is not a heart attack but it can occur during a heart attack. A heart attack occurs when there is a blockage in one or more of the arteries to the heart, preventing the heart from receiving enough oxygen-rich blood. If the oxygen in the blood cannot reach the heart muscle, the heart becomes damaged. In contrast, a sudden cardiac arrest occurs when the electrical system to the heart malfunctions and suddenly becomes irregular. The heart [...]View More
There are 220,000 victims of sudden cardiac [...]
There are 220,000 victims of sudden cardiac arrest per year in the United States; about 10,000 occur at work. Shift work employees, high stress environments, and employees exposed to certain chemical or electrical hazards increases the risk of heart disease and cardiac arrest The optimum time for defibrillation is 3 to 5 minutes after the onset of the cardiac arrest. Treatment of sudden cardiac arrest with immediate defibrillation and CPR can result in greater than 90% survival. With [...]View More