Cabrillo College Student Wins AED.US Scholarship

Angelica Randazzo, a second-year student at Cambrillo College, has been named the recipient of the AED.US Scholarship.  Randazzo was chosen by Coro Medical, home of AED.US, to receive a $1,500 scholarship. We asked students to interview an AED user and have them retell a save story or an incident where an AED could have assisted […]

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First Compressions with Blaire Czarniecki

Where are you from? I’m a Southern bird. I was born in Greenville, SC, grew up in Rutherfordton, NC (small town USA) lived in Tennessee for several years before landing back in Greenville. What drew you to work at Coro Medical? I worked with Matt and Tommy at DXE Medical and am very passionate about […]

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Can I use an AED on a Pregnant Woman?

At the end of every CPR class I teach, we play a game of True or False. Every time the question pops up, “Can an AED be used on a pregnant woman?” I get mixed answers. The correct answer: TRUE! Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) can happen to ANYONE.  More than 360,000 people each year die […]

AED INFO, Written by Blaire

Protect Your Heart From the Heat

Summer is here! While we enjoy longer days, trips to the beach and cookouts …we also deal with rise in temperate. If you live in the South like we do (hello Music City!) you know we also have an increase in humidity.  Sudden Cardiac Arrest can be a complication of heat stroke and electrolyte imbalance. […]

AED INFO, Written by Blaire

Updates from Coro Medical, Home of AED.US

It’s been an exciting first half of the year for Coro Medical! We have had tremendous company growth that has led us to outgrow our office and move to new headquarters. Come by for a cup of coffee and a tour of our sweet new digs! Drag the image below to see the transformation of […]

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CPR on Women: Stigma vs Survival

Did you know that women are 27% less likely than men to receive CPR if they go into cardiac arrest in public? There are many parts to this issue, but education is the start to finding a solution. Not only are people are not used to practicing CPR on dummies that resemble a woman’s body, […]

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How prepared are you to save a life with your AED?

Do you know when your pads and batteries expire? What was the most recent self-check status of your AED? Which members of your staff are trained in CPR and AED use? And when do they need to renew their certifications? Have your local EMS been notified of your AED and location? Do you have the […]

AED INFO, Written by Leigh