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Definitions


Definitions


AED – Automated External Defibrillator, a device that delivers a therapeutic dose of electrical energy to the chest through electrical pads during a cardiac arrest

Organization – Name of the company or corporation that the AED is operated by (Example: The City of Edmonton)

Department – Part of a larger organization with a specific responsibility (Example: Fire Department, Transportation)

Facility – A commercial, institutional building or resource (Example: hotel, school, office, sports arena, security vehicle)

User Site – Actual location of where the AED is located (requires a designated name)

Site Coordinator – Person responsible for the regular checking, reporting, and maintenance of one or several AEDs on their site (Example: Lifeguard at a pool)

Team Coordinator – Person who can monitor several sites and their site coordinators within their department (Example: Manager for multiple pools)

Lead Coordinator – Person who can monitor all devices, sites, and coordinators in their organization (Example: Owner of all pools)


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