Oklahoma State Laws


Summary:

The possessor of an AED must notify EMS of the location of the AED. Good Samaritan protection from civil liability is extended (except for acts of gross negligence or willful or wanton misconduct in the use of the AED) to rescuers; entities or persons who own, lease, possess or control AEDs; CPR/AED trainers; and physicians who prescribe AEDs. Public schools are required to have an AED, funding permitting. Students in public high schools must receive CPR/AED training at least once before graduating.


Requirements Required Reference Description
State specific Rx required* X "Prescribing physician" means a person licensed to practice medicine in the state pursuant to Chapters 11 and 14 of Title 59 of the Oklahoma Statutes.
Good Samaritan protection for UNTRAINED users Check § 76-5A(A) A. 1. Any person who, in good faith and without expectation of compensation, renders emergency care or treatment outside of a medical facility by the use of an automated external defibrillator shall be immune from civil liability for personal injury which results from the use of the device, except for acts of gross negligence or willful or wanton misconduct in the use of such device. 2. Course directors and trainers who have completed the training required by the State Department of Health for teaching courses in the use of automated external defibrillators and cardiopulmonary resuscitation shall be immune from civil liability for personal injury which results from the use of the device, except for acts of gross negligence or willful or wanton misconduct in the teaching of such training courses. B. A prescribing physician who, in good faith and without expectation of compensation, writes a prescription for the use of an automated external defibrillator to render emergency care or treatment shall be immune from civil liability for personal injury which results from the use of the device, except for acts of gross negligence or willful or wanton misconduct in the prescribing of the device. C. An entity or individual who owns, leases, possesses, or otherwise controls an automated external defibrillator shall be immune from civil liability for personal injury which results from the use of the device, except for acts of gross negligence or willful or wanton misconduct. D. An entity or individual who owns, leases, possesses or otherwise controls an automated external defibrillator shall communicate to the proper first responder the locations and placements of the automated external defibrillator owned, leased, possessed or otherwise controlled by the entity or individual.
Good Samaritan protection for TRAINED users only X
Medical Direction requried X
State Specific Medical Direction required Check § 76-5A(4) "Prescribing physician" means a person licensed to practice medicine in the state pursuant to Chapters 11 and 14 of Title 59 of the Oklahoma Statutes.
AED routinely maintained and/or tested X
Training required for expected users X
Response Plan or Protocols X
Notification to local 911/Dispatch agency X
Notification to local EMS agency X
Registration or notification with State or other agency X
Provide Post Use data to EMS X
Facilities required to have AEDs Check 1210.200(B), 195:20-1-9(a) Schools - B. Contingent upon the availability of federal funding or donations from private organizations or persons made for this purpose, each school district shall make automated external defibrillators, as defined in Section 5A of Title 76 of the Oklahoma Statutes, available at each school site in the district. The school district may also make automated external defibrillators available at each high school athletic practice or competition in the district. Dentists offering Deep Sedation/General Anesthesia - (a) Every dentist who utilizes general anesthesia or deep sedation shall be responsible for all aspects of the procedure as outlined in Part I, Section V in the American Dental Association Guidelines for the Use of Conscious Sedation, Deep Sedation and General Anesthesia for dentists and/or the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon’s “Office Anesthesia Evaluation Manual.” This shall include careful patient evaluation and informed consent prior to the start of any anesthetic procedure. Continuous monitoring of oxygenation, ventilation, and circulation with documentation of all procedures, drugs, and agents on an appropriate time-oriented anesthesia record shall be completed for each patient. A device capable of measuring body temperature should be readily available, if needed, during the administration of deep sedation/general anesthesia. When agents implicated in precipitating malignant hyperthermia are utilized, continual monitoring of body temperature must be performed. The dentist performing the anesthesia is required to be in the patient’s presence at all times during the procedure. No provider shall have more than one patient under any form of sedation or anesthesia at the same time, exclusive of recovery. Supervised recovery and complete evaluation of the patient prior to discharge to a responsible adult is required. Minimal monitoring equipment shall include blood pressure apparatus (manual or automatic), pulse oximeter , end-tidal carbon dioxide monitor (intubated patients), temperature monitor, electrocardiograph , and a defibrillator.
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