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3.25 Automatic External Defibrillators

3.25 Automatic External Defibrillators

Chapter 3.00: School Administration

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AUTOMATIC EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS

POLICY

I. The School Board authorizes the use of an automatic external defibrillator (AED) in a perceived medical emergency.

II. All persons who are reasonably expected to use an AED shall be trained to use the device.

Training shall include a course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or a basic first aid course which includes CPR and demonstrated proficiency in the use of an AED.

III. Each school that is a member of the Florida High School Athletic Association shall have an operational AED on school grounds. The device shall be readily available for use. The location of the device shall be registered with the local emergency medical services director. All persons who are reasonably expected to use the device shall be notified of its location.

IV. The Superintendent or designee shall develop procedures to implement this policy. The procedures shall be reviewed and approved by the local emergency medical services director.

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 1001.41, 1001.42, F.S.

LAWS IMPLEMENTED: 401.2915, 768.1325, 1001.42, 1001.43, 1006.165, F.S.

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION RULES:

HISTORY: Adopted: 06/12/2007

Revision Date(s):

Formerly: New

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