AED’s in Louisiana

Sudden student deaths inspire AED donation at Holy Family School. First AED’s donated on Nov. 3, 2016 by Lord Wedgwood Charity and ASMI.

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KATC News segment on AEDdonated to Holy Family Schools

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News Release:

Louisiana House of Represenatives

Oct. 26, 2016 ? Contact: Mike Hasten?(225) 342-9795cindy

Rep. Pierre to present AED to school where student died

What:? Press conference and presentation of life-saving device

When: 9 a.m. Nov. 3

Where: Holy Family School, 200 St. John Street, Lafayette

See full release at?:Facebook/LordwedgwoodCharity


Louisiana House Bill HB123

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Requires high schools to keep automated external defibrillators on their premises
To assure you donation goes to Louisiana Schools, please indicate on your donation and or contact
Cindy Bishop (225) 933-5435 ?/
For information or to purchase an AED or accessories Contact:
Floyd Larkin
Stop Heart Attack 1-888-823-6967


Louisiana AED Laws

A licensed physician or advanced practice registered nurse who is authorized to prescribe must be involved in the possessor’s program to ensure compliance with the requirements for training, emergency medical service (EMS) notification, and maintenance. Any clinical use of the AED must be reported to the licensed physician or advanced practice registered nurse involved in the possessor’s program.

Expected AED users regularly, on the premises of a particular entity, such as a work site, must receive appropriate training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and in the use of an AED by the American Heart Association or by any other nationally recognized course in CPR and AED use.

Any person or entity which possesses an AED shall notify the bureau of emergency medical services in the office of public health of the Department of Health and Hospitals and a local provider of emergency medical services, such as 911 service, local ambulance service, or the fire department of the acquisition, location, and type of AED.

Any person or entity who possesses an AED shall ensure that the AED is maintained and tested according to the manufacturer’s guidelines.

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