Mississippi State AED Law

Mississippi State AED Law

 Summary of Requirements
AED-Check.jpgPhysicianA Mississippi licensed physician must exercise medical control authority
over the person using the AED to ensure compliance with requirements
for training, emergency medical services (EMS) notification and
AED-Check.jpgCPR/AED TrainingThe person using the AED must have received appropriate training in
cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and in the use of an AED by the
American Heart Association, American Red Cross, National Safety Council
or other nationally recognized course in CPR and AED use.
AED-Check.jpgEMS NotificationAny person who renders emergency care or treatment on a person in sudden
cardiac death by using an AED must activate the EMS system as soon as
possible, and report any clinical use of the AED to the licensed
 Maintenance ProgramNo Current Legislation
AED-Check.jpgNotification of UseAny person who renders emergency care or treatment on a person in sudden cardiac death by using an AED must activate the EMS system as soon as possible, and report any clinical use of the AED to the licensed physician.

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 Good Samaritan Protection
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MS Code § 73-25-37 – 2016
Provides Good Samaritan protection for use of an AED and establishes guidelines for AED programs.
 Laws / Legislation
MS Code
§ 41-60-31
2016 Defines: Automated External Defibrillator and Emergency Medical Services.
MS Code
§ 41-60-33
2013Outlines instructions to ensure the public health and safety for a person that acquires an AED.
 MS Code of Reg – Rule 1.452012Outlines AED requirements for dental offices.
MS Code
§ 41-60-35
2010Outlines abilities of an individual using an AED if all of the requirements of Section 41-60-33 are met.
MS Code of Reg – Rule 11.4 2003Grants Good Samaritan protection for TRAINED users.
 MS Code of Reg – Rule 11.22003All licensed gaming establishments shall employ and have on staff 24 hours a day personnel trained in First Aid, CPR and AED operations.
MS Code of Reg – Rule  11.12003Defines: AED, CPR, Gaming Premises, and First Aid.
MS Code of Reg – Rule 112003Outlines AED requirements for gaming establishments.
HB 9541999Establishes requirements for AED placement and provides for immunity protection.


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The information posted on our website is not intended as legal advice and may contain inaccurate or incomplete information. We encourage you to contact your state representative should you require more information.

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