The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association promotes and advocates the use of AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) in public places. Read below to learn about AEDs and discover how you can help put these life-saving devices in more hands than ever before.
New iPhone app: “PulsePoint” Enabling Citizen to be Superheroes
Where adopted, the PulsePoint app empowers everyday citizens to provide life‐saving assistance to victims of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). Application users who have indicated they are trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and willing to assist in case of an emergency can now be notified if someone nearby is having a cardiac emergency and may require CPR. Check it out!
AEDs are integral in boosting the survival rates of sudden cardiac arrest episodes. Learn about these powerful tools on our About AEDs page.
Setting Up AED Programs
Need some direction on how to implement an AED program in your area? SCAA offers a helpful guide for bringing AEDs to your community.
AED Purchase Programs
SCAA has teamed up with several AED manufacturers to offer discounts on AEDs. Contact a board member for more information.
Those who work to improve access to life-saving AEDs should be recognized. The AED Wall of Fame highlights efforts to bring AEDs to needed areas.
SCAA works with the Atrus National AED Registry to provide free online management and maintenance reminders for automated external defibrillators.
SCAA offers tips on raising funds and awareness for AEDs. Visit the AED Fundraising page to learn more.