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Automated External Defibrillators

Automated external defibrillators (AED) enable responders to deliver early defibrillation to victims in the first critical moments after a sudden cardiac arrest. This program provides guidance for the selection, placement, use, and maintenance of AEDs used in Northwestern facilities, vehicles, and public areas.

Program Highlights

  • Responsibilities
  • Selection and Approval of New AEDs
  • AED Unit Maintenance
  • Post-AED Event Procedures
  • Certification and Training Requirements

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