2015 Kentucky Revised Statutes
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Requirements for person or entity acquiring an automated external
In order to ensure public health and safety:
(1) A person or entity who acquires an AED shall ensure that:
(a) Expected AED users receive American Heart Association or American Red
Cross training in CPR and AED use, or an equivalent nationally recognized
course in CPR and AED use;
(b) The AED is maintained and tested according to the manufacturer's operational
(c) There is medical oversight of the AED program by a physician licensed in
Kentucky to ensure compliance with requirements for training, maintenance,
notification, and communication with the local emergency medical services
system. The physician providing oversight shall also work with the AED site
to establish protocols for AED deployment and conduct a review of each use
of an AED; and
(d) Any person who renders emergency care or treatment on a person in cardiac
arrest by using an AED activates the local emergency medical services system
as soon as possible and, if an entity with an AED program, reports any clinical
use of the AED to the licensed physician.
(2) Any person or entity who acquires an AED shall notify an agent of the local
emergency medical services system and the local emergency communications or
vehicle dispatch center of the existence, location, and type of AED acquired.
Effective: July 14, 2000
History: Created 2000 Ky. Acts ch. 16, sec. 3, effective July 14, 2000.
CHAPTER 311 - PHYSICIANS, OSTEOPATHS, PODIATRISTS, AND RELATED MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS
311.667 Requirements for person or entity acquiring an automated external defibrillator.
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