41-60-33. Requirements and training for use of automated external defibrillator.
may use an automated external defibrillator for the purpose of saving the life
of another person in sudden cardiac death, subject to the following
Mississippi licensed physician must exercise medical control authority over the
person using the AED to ensure compliance with requirements for training,
emergency medical services (EMS) notification and maintenance;
person using the AED must have received appropriate training in cardiopulmonary
resuscitation (CPR) and in the use of an AED by the American Heart Association,
American Red Cross, National Safety Council or other nationally recognized
course in CPR and AED use;
c. The AED
must not operate in a manual mode except when access control devices are in
place or when appropriately licensed individuals such as registered nurses,
physicians or emergency medical technicians - paramedics utilize the AED; and d.
Any person who renders emergency care or treatment on a person in sudden
cardiac death by using an AED must activate the EMS system as soon as possible,
and report any clinical use of the AED to the licensed physician.