(2 pts on CDC Scorecard)
Provide and promote interactive educational programming that addresses signs, symptoms, and emergency response to heart attack.
Have an emergency response team for medical emergencies, such as heart attack and stoke.
Offer access to a nationally-accredited training course on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) that includes training on Automated External Defibrillator (AED) usage.
- Find a Class (American Red Cross)
Have and promote a written policy that requires an adequate number of employees per floor, work unit, or shift, in accordance with pertinent state and federal laws to be certified in CPR/AED.
Have an adequate number of AED units so that a person can be reached within 3-5 minutes of a collapse.
(1 pt on CDC Scorecard)
Provide and promote interactive educational programming that addresses signs, symptoms, and emergency response to stroke.
Have an emergency response plan that addresses medical emergencies, such as heart attach and stoke.
Have one or more functioning AEDs in place.
Identify the location of AEDs with posters, signs, markers, or other forms of communication other than on the AED itself.
Perform maintenance or testing on all AEDs in alignment with manufacturer recommendations.