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North Dakota State AED Laws

 Summary of Requirements

Consideration of recommendations from a licensed physician is required in establishing training, notification, and maintenance requirements. Every individual expected to use the AED must receive training in CPR and AED use, following American Heart Association or American Red Cross guidelines. There is currently no legislation regarding EMS notification, but the AED must be maintained and tested according to the manufacturer's guidelines. In case of use, contact an appropriate healthcare or EMS provider as soon as possible.
Summary of Requirements
AED-Check.jpg Physician Must consider recommendations of a licensed physician in establishing
the training, notification, and maintenance requirements of this
AED-Check.jpg 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.

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Good Samaritan Protection
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AED-Check.jpg No Current Legislation AED-Check.jpg AED-Check.jpg AED-Check.jpg

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 2013 An ACT to reimburse school districts and nonpublic schools for expenses incurred in providing CPR and AED training to students.
HB 1108 2007 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.