All persons who have access to or use an automatic external defibrillator must obtain appropriate training, to include completion of a course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation or successful completion of a basic first-aid course that includes cardiopulmonary resuscitation training, and demonstrated proficiency in the use of an automatic external defibrillator.
Emergency University provides CPR and manufacturer specific AED training which is developed in accordance with the guidelines published by the American Heart Association and ILCOR (International Liaison Committee On Resuscitation). Emergency University's blended training program provides hands on practice and verification of CPR and AED skills.
Any person or entity in possession of an automatic external defibrillator is encouraged to register with the local emergency medical services medical director the existence and location of the automatic external defibrillator
Emergency University notifies the local EMS agency of the date acquired, manufacturer, and model of the AED and its location. Notification information is stored in the EU AED Program Manager database.
Any person who uses an automatic external defibrillator is required to activate the emergency medical services system as soon as possible upon use of the automatic external defibrillator.
Emergency University's educational programs include training on prompt activation of the emergency medical services system.