Philips HeartStart AED Trainer
In an emergency situation like sudden cardiac arrest immediate medical attention can make the difference between
life and death. During such a situation, things can get confusing and people can panic easily. This can lead to
incorrect application of AED and can cause more harm than good to the patients. It is therefore necessary that
proper training is provided to people when they are learning about CPR and AED application. A good training program
must ensure that the participants are confident after program completion and that they use good AED training
equipment for training purpose. AED training helps hospitals, schools, airports, hotels, casinos, aircrafts, etc
handle any kind of AED emergency.
Philips manufactures state-of-the-art AED trainer devices that can be used in AED instruction classes to impart AED
training. The functions and features in these trainers are exactly the same as the real machines but they can not
be operated in real life. Here are some popular AED trainers developed by Philips.
· Philips HeartStart OnSite Trainer: This Philips HeartStart AED trainer is built to work like the real HeartStart
OnSite Defibrillator and it can show the students how to operate the real equipment. The device contains voice
instructions that guide the students through the process of using the defibrillator and it also contains eight
pre-installed modules that can make the students familiar with different emergency scenarios of cardiac arrest. The
trainer set includes one set of reusable adult training pads, nylon carry case and one external manikin adapter
strap. You can also buy accessories with this trainer set that include infant/child training pad cartridge,
internal manikin adapter for use with Little Anne and Resusci Anne CPR manikin.
· Philips HeartStart AED Trainer 2: The HeartStart AED Trainer 2 provides a lifelike training experience that can
prepare students for handling a cardiac arrest in real life. The trainer comes equipped with 10 real life emergency
situations that the students might have to deal with and it also provides voice guidance for effective training.
The is a perfectly safe AED trainer that gives additional flexibility of use to the instructor as he can pause the
voice directions with a remote to explain it properly to students. The instructor can also add three customized
emergency scenarios of his choice to test the students.
· Philips HeartStart FRx Trainer: This AED trainer is an exact simulation of the HeartStart FRx device so that the
students can learn about the complete functions of the real device. This standalone trainer contains voice
instruction so that the students can follow the guidelines and learn the correct application of the defibrillator.
The trainer is also configured with various real life emergency situations that can allow students to learn
effectively. This device is completely safe for use and it contains all the functions of a real defibrillator. You
also get a nylon carrying case and a set of reusable adult training pads.
AED training will make our society a safe place as it will prepare us during a cardiac arrest emergency