American Heart Association Web Site
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on emergency cardiac care and AEDs.
Medic First Aid – Web Site
MEDIC FIRST AID is committed to the highest levels of excellence in both our materials and their delivery. Quality assurance is a critical element that fills every aspect of our operation. Our programs and Instructors are all held to rigorous standards that exceed those of many other national certification organizations.
Parent Heart Watch – Web Site
Parent Heart Watch is the national voice protecting youth from Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) and preventable Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD). Parent Heart Watch leads and empowers others by sharing information, educating and advocating for change.
Saving Lives in Schools and Sports
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association – Web Site
The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association (SCAA) is an organization singularly focused on sudden cardiac arrest. SCAA identifies and unites survivors, those at risk of sudden cardiac arrest, as well as others who are interested in being advocates on SCAA issues in their communities and beyond.
Patient Advocate – Web Site
Patient Advocate helps patients, families and friends NAVIGATE through the medical maze. We help identify needs, evaluate potential options, and help find solutions to will give the patient the best quality of life. Our nurses will intervene on behalf of you and your family.
Chain of Survival – Web Site
This site, sponsored by Agilent Technologies and Laerdal Medical Corporation, contains a section on early defibrillation which provides a tool kit for building an AED/PAD program and highlights success programs.
National Conference of State Legislatures – Web Site
This page of the NCSL website provides a chart of state AED laws.
National EMS Information Exchange – Web Site
This website provides a database of state immunity and Good Samaritan laws.
U.S. FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health – Web Site
The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) is responsible for regulating medical devices and radiation-emitting products.
Go Red for Women – Web Site
Go Red For Women celebrates the energy, passion and power we have as women to band together to wipe out heart disease and stroke. Thanks to the participation of millions of people across the country, the color red and the red dress now stand for the ability all women have to improve their heart health and live stronger, longer lives. Go Red For Women celebrates the energy, passion and power we have as women to band together to wipe out heart disease and stroke.
Santa Barbara County EMSA AED Information and Implementation Packet – .pdf