December 6, 2017 - ZOLL Sponsors Four Accredited Safety Training Courses to Help Minimize Risks Associated with Operating Emergency Vehicles

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ZOLL Medical Corporation
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ZOLL SPONSORS FOUR ACCREDITED SAFETY TRAINING COURSES TO HELP MINIMIZE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH OPERATING EMERGENCY VEHICLES

December 6, 2017—CHELMSFORD, MASS.—ZOLL® Medical Corporation, an Asahi Kasei Group Company that manufactures medical devices and related software solutions, today announced its sponsorship of four Commission on Accreditation for Prehospital Continuing Education (CAPCE)-accredited online safety courses to help first responders mitigate the risks associated with operating emergency vehicles.

These courses are part of ZOLL’s larger initiative, “Train your EMS crews today so they can save lives tomorrow,” with the purpose of bringing awareness, education, and training to emergency vehicle operators.

The courses are supported by an educational grant by ZOLL and offered by the EMS1 Academy, which offers nearly 225 full-length training courses and 275 hours of EMS continuing education accredited by CAPCE. Each safety course is good for one CEU at no charge to the user. Courses include:

  • Ambulance Safety Design
  • Leading a Safe and High-Performing Ambulance Team
  • Lights and Sirens: Deadly Epidemic
  • Culture of Ambulance Safety

Alex Moghadam, President of ZOLL’s Data Management division, said, “At ZOLL, we are committed to minimizing risks and improving safety for first responders. We hope that by sponsoring these educational courses such that they can be provided at no cost to the user, the effort will ensure that emergency vehicle operators and safety officers can get needed training without any financial burden.”

Those interested in enrolling in these training courses can do so by registering at www.cultureofsafety.org.

About ZOLL Medical Corporation

ZOLL Medical Corporation, an Asahi Kasei Group Company, develops and markets medical devices and software solutions that help advance emergency care and save lives, while increasing clinical and operational efficiencies. With products for defibrillation and monitoring, circulation and CPR feedback, data management, therapeutic temperature management, and ventilation, ZOLL provides a comprehensive set of technologies that help clinicians, EMS and fire professionals, and lay rescuers treat victims needing resuscitation and acute critical care. For more information, visit www.zoll.com.

About Asahi Kasei

The Asahi Kasei Group is a diversified group of companies led by holding company Asahi Kasei Corp., with operations in the material, homes, and health care business sectors. Its health care operations include devices and systems for acute critical care, dialysis, therapeutic apheresis, transfusion, and manufacture of biotherapeutics, as well as pharmaceuticals and diagnostic reagents. With more than 30,000 employees around the world, the Asahi Kasei Group serves customers in more than 100 countries. For more information, visit www.asahi-kasei.co.jp/asahi/en/.

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