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North Dakota State AED Law

 Summary of Requirements
Must consider recommendations of a licensed physician in establishing the training, notification, and maintenance requirements of this subsection.
CPR/AED Training
Every individual expected to use the automated external defibrillator must receive American heart association or American red cross training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator use or an equivalent nationally recognized course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator use.

EMS Notification No Current Legislation
AED-Check.jpg Maintenance Program
Must maintain and test the automated external defibrillator according to the manufacturer's operational guidelines.
 AED-Check.jpg Notification of Use
Any person who provides emergency care or treatment to an individual in cardiac arrest by using the automated external defibrillator shall contact as soon as possible an appropriate health care provider or emergency medical services provider.


 Good Samaritan Protection
Property Owner
Physician Trainer
No Current Legislation

ND CC § 32-03.1-02.3 - 2005

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


 Laws / Legislation
Date Summary
 ND CC § 15.1-07-31 2013  The superintendent of public instruction shall purchase AED and distribute the defibrillators to school districts in this state for placement in schools or at the site of school-related activities.
SB 2238
An ACT to reimburse school districts and nonpublic schools for expenses incurred in providing CPR and AED training to students.
HB 1108
An Act that stipulates who is immune from civil liability after using an AED. It applies to licensed physicians, AED trainers, and the person who is responsible for the site on which the AED is located.
SB 2313 2007
Provides for the purchase and distribution of automated external defibrillators to schools.
HB 1226 2005 Removes the requirement to notify the state department of health of an automated external defibrillator.
HB 1242 1999
Provides automated external defibrillator site requirements and civil liability immunity for use of an AED.

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