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Alaska State AED Law

 Summary of Requirements
Prescription required upon the purchase of an automated external defibrillator.
CPR/AED Training
The owner of the AED must provide appropriate training in the use of the AED to an employee or agent of the person who acquires the device. "Appropriate training" means that the individual has completed an automated external defibrillator training course from the American Heart Association, the American Red Cross, or another AED training course approved by the Department of Health and Social Services.
AED-Check.jpg EMS Notification   Must notify the local emergency medical response authority or other appropriate entity of the most recent placement of the AED device within 30 days following placement of the device.

Must provide, within a reasonable proximity to the AED's usual location, a means of notifying the local emergency medical response authority that an emergency exists in the event that a medical emergency occurs where the device is used.
AED-Check.jpg Maintenance Program
Owner must properly maintain and test the automated external defibrillator on a regularly scheduled basis.
  Notification of Use
 No Current Legislation


 Good Samaritan Protection
Property Owner
Physician Trainer
No Current Legislation
 No Current Legislation
 No Current Legislation

A​K Stat​ § 09.65.087 - 2014

Provides Good Samaritan protection for use of an AED and establishes guidelines for AED programs.


 Laws / Legislation
Date Summary
7 AAC 26.585
1999 Outlines regulations for approved AED training programs.
7 AAC 26.650
1992 Outlines the protocol for a medical director in the event of a patient being treated with an AED before the certified personnel's arrival.

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