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Mississippi State AED Law

 Summary of Requirements
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Physician
A Mississippi licensed physician must exercise medical control authority over the person using the AED to ensure compliance with requirements for training, emergency medical services (EMS) notification and maintenance.
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CPR/AED Training
The person using the AED must have received appropriate training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and in the use of an AED by the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, National Safety Council or other nationally recognized course in CPR and AED use.
AED-Check.jpg  EMS Notification Any person who renders emergency care or treatment on a person in sudden cardiac death by using an AED must activate the EMS system as soon as possible, and report any clinical use of the AED to the licensed physician.

Maintenance Program
No Current Legislation
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Notification of Use
Any person who renders emergency care or treatment on a person in sudden cardiac death by using an AED must activate the EMS system as soon as possible, and report any clinical use of the AED to the licensed physician.

 

 Good Samaritan Protection
   
Rescuer
Purchaser
Property Owner
Physician Trainer
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MS Code § 73-25-37 - 2016
Provides Good Samaritan protection for use of an AED and establishes guidelines for AED programs.

 

 Laws / Legislation
 Reference
Date Summary
MS Code
§ 41-60-31
 
2016  Defines: Automated External Defibrillator and Emergency Medical Services.
MS Code
§ 41-60-33
 
2013 Outlines instructions to ensure the public health and safety for a person that acquires an AED. 
 MS Code of Reg - Rule 1.45 2012 Outlines AED requirements for dental offices. 
MS Code
§ 41-60-35
 
2010  Outlines abilities of an individual using an AED if all of the requirements of Section 41-60-33 are met.
MS Code of Reg - Rule 11.4  2003 Grants Good Samaritan protection for TRAINED users.
 MS Code of Reg - Rule 11.2 2003  All licensed gaming establishments shall employ and have on staff 24 hours a day personnel trained in First Aid, CPR and AED operations.
MS Code of Reg - Rule  11.1 2003 Defines: AED, CPR, Gaming Premises, and First Aid.
MS Code of Reg - Rule 11 2003  Outlines AED requirements for gaming establishments. 
HB 954
1999
Establishes requirements for AED placement and provides for immunity protection.


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