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Teen’s life saved thanks to Children’s Hospital AED training program

May. 3, 2022—When high school student Linton Beck suffered a cardiac event in class, his teachers knew just want to do thanks to automated external defibrillator training provided by Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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AED training plays key role in reviving young athlete

Sep. 9, 2020—A one-hour training session helped give Taylor Frost, 16, a lifetime of possibilities. On Aug. 12, Frost, a member of the Jonathan Edwards Classical Academy cross country team, collapsed. Within minutes his coach and other responders from the Nashville school went into action.

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Initiative seeks to prevent sudden cardiac arrest in children

Apr. 6, 2017—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently launched a chapter of Project ADAM (Automated Defibrillators in Adam’s Memory), a national organization committed to preventing sudden cardiac arrest in children and teens through education and life-saving programs.

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