Colorado State AED Law

Colorado State AED Law

 Summary of Requirements
AED-Check.jpgPhysicianMust have involvement of a licensed physician to ensure AED program compliance for training, notification, and maintenance.
AED-Check.jpgCPR/AED TrainingExpected users of the AED should receive AED/CPR training.
AED-Check.jpg EMS NotificationAny person or entity who acquires an automated external defibrillator
shall notify an agent of the applicable emergency communications or
vehicle dispatch center of the existence, location, and type of AED.
AED-Check.jpgMaintenance ProgramA person or entity who acquires an AED shall ensure that written plans
ARE in place concerning the placement of AEDs, training of personnel,
pre-planned coordination with the emergency medical services system,
medical oversight, AED maintenance, identification of personnel
authorized to use AEDs, and reporting of AED utilization, which written
plans have been reviewed and approved by a licensed physician
 AED-Check.jpgNotification of UseAny person who renders emergency care or treatment to a person in sudden
cardiac arrest by using an AED must activate the emergency medical
services system as soon as possible.

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C.R.S. 13-21-108.1 – 2009

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

 Laws / Legislation
 Reference
DateSummary
HB19-1183 2019Defines a public place and encourages any person that owns, operates, or manages a public place to place functional automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in sufficient quantities to ensure reasonable availability for use during perceived sudden cardiac arrest emergencies.
3 CCR 709-12016 Outlines AED requirements for dental offices.
 C.R.S. 22-1-1292014 Outlines fund receiving policies for schools with the intent on acquiring and maintaining an AED.
 C.R.S. 22-1-1252008 Outlines AED requirements for public schools.
C.R.S. 22-1-125.52008No later than January 1, 2015, coaches of athletic programs employed by local education providers must be currently certified in CPR and must have received instruction in the effective use of an AED. The state board shall promulgate rules concerning the coaching staff positions that are included in this requirement.

 

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