Kaskaskia College shall implement a written plan for responding to medical emergencies that arise at any of its locations including outdoor venues such as athletic fields and fitness trails. The College will review the plan periodically and update the plan when facilities change or the services provided by facilities change.
The medical emergency plan includes the possession of automated external defibrillator equipment. The College commits to having multiple staff who hold Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillator certifications. The Safety and Security Department is responsible for testing, maintaining, and scheduling Automated External Defibrillator training to staff and faculty at all locations. Training is to be provided by qualified instructors in accordance with the curriculum of the American Heart Association or a recognized training agency. Trained automated external defibrillator users will be offered renewal training on a regular rotation in accordance with guidelines established by the American Heart Association or a similar agency.
This policy abides by Illinois statute 210 ILCS 74, Physical Fitness Facility Medical Emergency Preparedness Act, and the Illinois statute 410 ILCS 4, Automated External Defibrillator Act.
Approval History: This replaces Medical Emergency Preparedness Policy (AED) HS17