The power of one weekend.

Reflections on the 15th Annual Heart to Heart conference. Written by Elyse Nicholson TAMPA, FL —- Walking the halls of the Hilton Westshore Hotel, it’s hard not to shed a tear as you meet the faces of children whose stories ended far too soon. You catch a glimpse of their story as you read each poster. Their lives vastly different, …

What is the cause of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

What is the cause of Sudden Cardiac Arrest?

It happens every 90 seconds in America. It strikes those young and old, caring little for race, gender, status, or lifestyle. And it’s unpredictable. Roughly 1 in every 900 people will suffer a Sudden Cardiac Arrest this year alone. That’s 75 fans at a NFL football game with average attendance. And it’s why it ranks among the top killers of …

What is an AED?

What is an AED?

An Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is a vital device used in the event of a Sudden Cardiac Arrest where a victim is unresponsive. The device analyzes the victim’s heart and, if it detects a problem. delivers a shock to restore or restart the heart’s normal rhythm. While most people are familiar with the concept from seeing large-scale AEDs on medical …

How to pick a mounting height for your Safety Command Center

Choosing a mounting height for your new Emerg-A-Center Safety Command takes additional safety and reach into consideration. To ensure the safety items are accessible in an emergency, the mounting height must allow items to be easily reached without much struggle. Related: Check our selection of Safety Command Centers You want to ensure that the items are reachable at a moment’s …

How to perform hands-only CPR

How to perform Hands-Only CPR

When someone collapses and becomes unresponsive, a Sudden Cardiac Arrest event has likely occurred, meaning time is of the essence. Are you prepared to act fast? Are you equipped with knowledge of CPR? While many fear stepping in to help while awaiting paramedics, this often results in the death of the victim because of the amount of time that passes …