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Resource Center Your Complete Guide on Purchasing and Implementing an AED Program
 

Nebraska State AED Law

 Summary of Requirements
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Physician
Must have physician’s prescription.
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CPR/AED Training

The user of the defibrillator must receive appropriate training in the use of the defibrillator as established by the Department of Health and Human Services Regulation and Licensure.

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A person acquiring an automated external defibrillator shall notify the local emergency medical service of the existence, location, and type of the defibrillator and of any change in the location of such defibrillator unless the defibrillator was acquired for use in a private residence, a health care facility, or a health care practitioner facility.

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The defibrillator must be maintained and tested according to the manufacturer's guidelines.
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Notification of Use​ A person acquiring an AED must notify the local emergency medical service of the existence, location, and type of the defibrillator, and of any change in the location of such defibrillator unless the defibrillator was acquired for use in a private residence, a health care facility, or a health care practitioner facility.

 

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

NE Rev Stat § 71-51,102 - 2015

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

 

 Laws / Legislation
 Reference
Date Summary
Statute 71-51,102 2014 Provides civil immunity to those using an AED in good faith. Requires a person acquiring an automated external defibrillator to notify the local emergency medical service of the existence, location, and type of the defibrillator and of any change in the location of such defibrillator unless the defibrillator was acquired for use in a private residence, a health care facility, or a health care practitioner facility.
LB 1027
2002
A bill to establish the criteria for the developing and implementation of an AED program and to provide a curriculum that will allow non-hospital emergency workers to be trained on the use of AEDs.
NE Admin Code § 172 NAC 14-004  2005  Except for the action or omission of a health care professional acting in such capacity or in a health care facility, no person who delivers emergency care or treatment using an AED as prescribed in 172 NAC 14 will be liable in any civil action to respond in damages as a result of his/her acts of commission or omission arising out of and in the course of rendering such care or treatment in good faith.
 NE Admin Code § 172 NAC 014-003 2005 A person acquiring an AED must notify the local emergency medical service of the existence, location, and type of the defibrillator, and of any change in the location of such defibrillator unless the defibrillator was acquired for use in a private residence, a health care facility, or a health care practitioner facility. If an AED is located in a vehicle or other movable object, only the primary site where the vehicle or object is located is required to be reported.
LB 176 1999
Establishes requirements for AED placement and provides for immunity protection.
LB 498 1999 Establishes requirements for AED placement.


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