2015 Kentucky Revised Statutes
CHAPTER 311 - PHYSICIANS, OSTEOPATHS, PODIATRISTS, AND RELATED MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS
311.667 Requirements for person or entity acquiring an automated external defibrillator.

KY Rev Stat § 311.667 (2015) What's This?

Download as PDF 311.667 Requirements for person or entity acquiring an automated external defibrillator. 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 guidelines; (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.

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