Sunday, August 5, 2018

Ensure that any person

Ensure that any person, who is anticipated by the person or entity that acquires the defibrillator to be in a position to render emergency care or treatment by the use of a defibrillator in the performance of that person’s duties of employment or volunteer service, shall, prior to using that defibrillator, have successfully completed and hold a current certification from the American Red Cross, American Heart Association., or other training program recognized by the Department of Health and Senior Services in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and use of a defibrillator; however, a person or entity that acquires a defibrillator shall not be liable for any act or omission of any lay person who uses the defibrillator in the rendering of emergency care. Assisted living residences & programs, personal care homes: At least one employee trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the Heimlich maneuver shall be available in the facility at all times. Long term care facilities: The facility shall arrange and pay for the training of a sufficient number of direct-care staff in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and the proper use of the defibrillator to ensure that at least one direct-care staff member on every shift holds a current certification from the American Red Cross, American Heart Association or other training program recognized by the Department in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and the use of the defibrillator. Health Club: ensure that the health club has at least one employee on site during its normal business hours who holds current certification from the American Red Cross, American Heart Association, or other training program recognized by the Department of Health and Senior Services in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and use of a defibrillator.

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Good Samaritan


Good Samaritan protection for UNTRAINED users📷§ 2A:62A-27(1) Any person or entity who, in good faith, acquires or provides a defibrillator, renders emergency care or treatment by the use of a defibrillator, assists in or supervises the emergency care or treatment by the use of a defibrillator, or attempts to use a defibrillator for the purpose of rendering emergency care or treatment, and who has complied with the requirements of this act, shall be immune from civil liability for any personal injury as a result of that care or treatment, or as a result of any acts or omissions by the person or entity in providing, rendering, assisting in, or supervising the emergency care or treatment. (2) A person or entity providing or maintaining an automated external defibrillator shall not be liable for any act or omission involving the use of a defibrillator in the rendering of emergency care by a lay person. b. The immunity provided in subsection a. of this section shall include the prescribing licensed physician and the person or entity who provided training in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and use of the defibrillator.

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Ensure that any person

Ensure that any person, who is anticipated by the person or entity that acquires the defibrillator to be in a position to render emergency c...