Alabama State AED Law
| Summary of Requirements
||Must have involvement of a licensed physician or medical authority in the site's AED program to ensure compliance with training, notification, and maintenance.|
||Expected defibrillator users should receive appropriate training in an American Heart Association, American Red Cross, or other nationally recognized cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) course and AED, or an equivalent nationally recognized course.|
|EMS Notification||A person or entity who acquires an AED shall notify the local emergency communications center or dispatch center of the existing location and type of AED.|
||The AED must be maintained and tested according to the manufacturer's operational guidelines.|
|Notification of Use
||Any person who renders emergency care or treatment of a person in sudden
cardiac arrest by using an AED must activate the emergency medical
services system as soon as possible.
| Good Samaritan Protection
|No Current Legislation
AL Code § 6-5-332 - 2011
Provides Good Samaritan protection for use of an AED and establishes guidelines for AED programs.
| Laws / Legislation
|2015||Outlines the AED requirements for an assisted living facility.
|AL Code § 6-5-332.3||2015||
Outlines the instructions to ensure the public health and safety for a person that acquires an AED.
|2009||Outlines the AED requirements for a school.|
|420 AAC 5-20-.04||2008||Outlines the AED requirements for a specialty care assisted living facility.|
|420 AAC 5-5-.03||2007||Outlines the AED requirements for all end stage renal disease treatment and transplant centers.|
|AL Code § 22-1-12||2002||Outlines a comprehensive plan for training, certification, and credentialing of cardiac care providers in the use of AEDs.|
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