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Cardiac Science to Support the Jamboree with AEDs

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Cardiac Science to Support the Jamboree with AEDs

Posted on 07 June 2010 by Dan

With yesterday’s story about the National Jamboree World Record Breaking CPR and AED Training event that will be held at the National Scout Jamboree, here is some more Jamboree Safety news!

Cardiac Science Corporation will provide 32 Powerheart® AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) to be available at the 2010 Jamboree to help protect the lives of guests and participants. Following the event, these AEDs will be donated to the Boy Scouts of America and awarded to Councils and Troops in communities around the country.

Additionally, Cardiac Science will provide 2,500 AED instructional sheets to be used in the CPR/AED training event.

To learn more about Cardiac Science and how you can set up an AED program, visit  http://www.cardiacscience.com/cardiology-products/aed-defibrillator/

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World Record-Breaking CPR and AED Training Event to be Attempted at National Jamboree

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World Record-Breaking CPR and AED Training Event to be Attempted at National Jamboree

Posted on 06 June 2010 by Dan

Each and every one of the estimated 43,000 Scouts and leaders expected in attendance at the 2010 National Scout Jamboree are invited to participate in an event attempting to break the World Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillation (AED) training record. Not only will participants be able to stake their claim as being part of this historic event, but they will return home with the ability to perform these life-saving skills in their communities if ever called upon.

This once in a lifetime opportunity will take place on July 29, 2010 from 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM at the Fort A.P. Hill Arena. Thirteen separate group training sessions will be conducted and will begin promptly at each hour mark. Participants will be issued nationally-recognized CPR & AED course completion cards from the Emergency Care and Safety Institute.

Stay tuned to Boy Scouts of America‘s email notifications for further information. A website dedicated to this World record-breaking event is available at

http://boyscouts.ecsinstitute.org/WorldRecord

Laerdal Medical has graciously donated 2,500 “Jamboree Edition” personal manikin kits to be used for on-site training. In addition, Laerdal is extending a special event purchase price to Jamboree attendees for only $19.00. Now, Scouts can practice the life-saving skills of CPR they’ve learned at the Jamboree and help teach other family members when returning home. Strengthen the chain of survival in your community! For more information click here.

Instructors from Mary Washington Healthcare, an approved American Heart Association Training Center, will be on hand to assist in CPR & AED training at the event. Several hundred American Heart Association and Emergency Care and Safety Institute instructors throughout the region are expected to participate in this historic event. To learn more about Mary Washington Healthcare, please click here.

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