February 18, 2019

An automated external defibrillator (AED) is used to help someone who is experiencing sudden cardiac arrest. During a cardiac arrest, the heart suddenly stops beating unexpectedly. It is triggered by an electrical malfunction in the heart that causes an irregular heart...

February 13, 2019

In February, the Danville Area Training Center (DATC) hosted its 8th annual Super CE Weekend, a three-day event for first responders to earn continuing education hours. Over 1,000 continuing education hours were earned by hundreds of EMTs over the weekend. This event w...

February 4, 2019

Each year, roughly 790,000 Americans have a heart attack which means every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a heart attack. Though sometimes a heart attack occurs without detection, it is often accompanied by several obvious signs.

Immediately dial 911 if yo...

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