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Posted on: August 22, 2017

Do you have an AED at your workplace, community centre, or home? Register with Stettler Ambulance!

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Do you have an AED in your office, work place, home, community centre?
Stettler District Ambulance would like to reach out to the community to REGISTER AND MAINTAIN all Automatic External Defibrillators (AED’s) in our community. If you have an AED and would like to join the Heart Safe Program, please contact Linda Borg Manager of SDAA @ 403-742-1900 or linda@stettlerambulance.com


WHY SHOULD WE REGISTER OUR AED?


•E-mail notification to site coordinators of pending battery or PAD expiry dates and monthly AED checklist completion
•Information for sites about where to place an AED device on site
•Assistance with developing or refining an emergency response plan
•Ongoing support and communication for sites with PAD Administrator
•Website to answer your frequently asked questions about AEDs
•Self-registration of AED devices and equipment in a provincial database to monitor and track the location of the AED as well as site and site coordinator information
•Option to create groups of sites and devices to assist with managing AEDs (department or organization level views)
•AED location and site contact information listed with 911 dispatch

Benefits of Joining 'Heart Safe Community'

Heart Safe Community Public Access to Defibrillation (PAD) Program is operated by Alberta Health Services (AHS) Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and is one of the first province-wide Automated External Defibrillator (AED) registration programs in Canada. This program promotes increased survival from sudden cardiac arrest through educating and empowering the public to:
♥ Recognize the signs and symptoms of a cardiac emergency
♥ Call 911 – Emergency Medical Services for help
♥ Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
♥ Use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

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