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Missouri State AED Law

 Summary of Requirements
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Physician
Must have involvement of a licensed physician or medical authority in the site's AED program to ensure compliance with training, notification, and maintenance.
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CPR/AED Training
A person or entity who acquires an automated external defibrillator shall ensure that expected defibrillator users receive training by the American Red Cross or American Heart Association in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of automated external defibrillators, or an equivalent nationally recognized course in defibrillator use and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
AED-Check.jpg  EMS Notification Any person or entity who acquires an automated external defibrillator shall notify the emergency communications district or the ambulance dispatch center of the primary provider of emergency medical services where the automated external defibrillator is to be located.
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A person or entity who acquires an automated external defibrillator shall ensure that the defibrillator is maintained and tested according to the manufacturer's operational guidelines.
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Any person who renders emergency care or treatment on a person in cardiac arrest by using an automated external defibrillator shall activate the emergency medical services system as soon as possible.

 

 Good Samaritan Protection
   
Rescuer
Purchaser
Property Owner
Physician Trainer
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MO Rev Stat ยง 190.092 - 2013

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

 

 Laws / Legislation
 Reference
Date Summary
HB 103
2009
The "Public Access to Automated External Defibrillator Act" - Expands Good Samaritan protection.
HB 1195 2004
Revises requirements for an automated external defibrillator program.
HB 1668 1998
Establishes requirements for an automated external defibrillator program and provides Good Samaritan protection.


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