Missouri 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.|
||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.|
|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.|
||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.|
|Notification of Use
||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
MO Rev Stat § 190.092 - 2013
Provides Good Samaritan protection for use of an AED and establishes guidelines for AED programs.
| Laws / Legislation
|HB 1682||2020|| AED Maintenance: AED programs must:
1. Maintain and test AEDs according to manufacturer guidelines
2. Ensure AEDs are tested at least every two years
3. Ensure AEDs are inspected at least every 90 days
||The "Public Access to Automated External Defibrillator Act" - Expands Good Samaritan protection.|
||Revises requirements for an automated external defibrillator program.|
||Establishes requirements for an automated external defibrillator program and provides Good Samaritan protection.|
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