PAD Program, Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and Adult Heart Saver Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) CourseCourse Directors:
N. Heramba Prasad, MD, FACEP
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
David Reed, MD, FACEP
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Public Access Defibrillation (PAD) Program Medical Director
Stan Goettel, MS, EMT-P
Manager, Life Support and PAD Programs
UNLICENSED UPSTATE EMPLOYEES CAN REGISTER NOW FOR CPR TRAINING
550 East Genesee St., Syracuse, NY 13210
This course is open only to non-clinical Upstate employees who are interested in participating in Upstate's Public Access Defibrillator (PAD) Program and receiving free training in CPR and AED use.
4-hour classes using the American Heart Association Heartsaver format is offered on a regular basis. During this course you will learn:
- How to remove an airway obstruction to the conscious and unconscious person
- Use of an AED
Upon course completion, the student will receive a Heartsaver AED certification card that is good for two years.
New York state law requires that users of an AED have completed a recognized course in AED use, or have otherwise received training in its use during their education as health care professionals. Individuals who use an AED in a good faith effort to revive a patient are protected from liability by New York state public health law.