external defibrillators are located as follows:
and Business Building at Safety and Security Desk and outside the Bookstore on
and Technology and Administration Building on the first floor-southeast corner
where wings meet (outside women’s restroom) and on the second floor in AD 204
Center at the west entrance of the Gymnasium and the west doors of Fitness
Annex in room 128
Complex at the west side of campus near the main entrance to concession area
Learning Center located outside Wedekemper Board Room
and Professional Careers Building in the main hallway near restrooms
Building in the hallway outside of conference room 145
Education Center in the main hallway of the east entrance on the east wall
Off Site Locations
Technology Center at the west entrance/vending area
Education Center in room 122
Education Center at the main reception desk
Education Center across from 101
Education Center in the hallway next to119
Education Center in the hallway by 118
All AEDs automated external
defibrillators and related equipment are stored in unlocked cabinets in easily
accessible locations. The automated external defibrillator AED symbol is
prominently displayed on the cabinet doors.
Also, In addition, a sign is located above each cabinet identifying the
automated external defibrillator AED location.
- one set connected to the automated external defibrillator AED at all times
set of pads is kept in the automated external defibrillator AED case
kit - stored with each automated external defibrillator AED
contains latex-free gloves, a razor, one set of trauma shears, a small towel,
and a pocket facemask or other barrier device
to Use AED
One trained in CPR and the use of AEDs
from a recognized training agency is authorized to se the AED in cardiac
Emergency Plan - Unresponsive Individual
Call 911 immediately for EMS Emergency
Medical Services assistance
dispatch center of the existence, location, and type of automated external
responders go to Respond to the location of the patient (See B. below).
individuals should be used for crowd control or other safety measures, sent to
key locations to direct emergency personnel, or notify College personnel.
Campus - Safety and Security - extensions 3199 or 3198
Center - On site Director or Safety and Security Officer
Technology Center - On site faculty or staff
for the use of the automated external defibrillator AED by trained responder
scene for safety.
cardiac arrest - verify unconsciousness by tapping the patient firmly and shouting
“Are you ok?, Are you ok?”
no response, call 911, or if there are bystanders available, designate an individual
to call 911 and to obtain the automated external defibrillator AED and turn it
on from a designated location.
on appropriate protective equipment and begin cardiopulmonary resuscitation
until automated external defibrillator arrives, then follow procedures below
for automated external defibrillator use
lack of breathing by looking and listening for breath sounds and watching for
the chest to rise and fall.
cardiopulmonary resuscitation by
the patient’s chest, and
30 chest compressions followed by 2 rescue breaths.
compressions and breaths on a ratio of 30:2 for approximately two minutes.
Count aloud: 1, 2, 3, etc.
to watch for return of breathing, coughing and movement. If circulation is
absent, continue cardiopulmonary resuscitation. After two minutes, check for
signs of Return of Spontaneous Circulation (ROSC) including breathing, coughing, movement, or a
circulation is absent, continue CPR.
or tear away clothing from the patient’s chest
excessive chest hair, shave area, or use extra set of pads to rip hair from the
a medication patch is affixed where pads are to be placed, remove it with
gloved hand, wipe off remaining medication, and discard
the chest, if wet, or move patient to a dry area if lying in water
patient is lying on a metal surface, move them
should be attached at least one inch away from an implanted pacemaker/ or
defibrillator (small round hard device felt just under the skin)
defibrillation pads as per diagram on the machine
the patient as the automated external defibrillator AED analyzes heart rhythm
by shouting “ALL CLEAR”
a shock is advised, ensure the patient is clear and no responders are touching
the patient by again shouting “ALL CLEAR”
shock when prompted by pushing the ‘shock’ button
the shock is delivered, check for signs of return of spontaneous circulation
ROSC. If absent, immediately resume cardiopulmonary resuscitation CPR.
cardiopulmonary resuscitation CPR pausing for automated external defibrillator
AED analysis when prompted by the automated external defibrillator AED to do so
(approximately every 2 minutes). Be certain to clear the patient each time the
automated external defibrillator AED analyzes the patient.
at any time, the automated external defibrillator instructs that no shock is
advised, observe for signs of return of spontaneous circulation. If signs of
return of spontaneous circulation are not observed, continue with
cardiopulmonary resuscitation alone.
the cycle of cardiopulmonary resuscitation CPR and automated external
defibrillator AED analysis and /shock until return of spontaneous circulation
ROSC returns or EMS Emergency Medical Services arrives.
return of spontaneous circulation ROSC returns, place the patient in a recovery
position (lying on side lying). Do not remove automated external defibrillator
AED pads from the patient’s chest and do not disconnect pads from the automated
Emergency Medical Services EMS arrives, the rescuer will continue the cardiopulmonary
resuscitation CPR and/ automated external defibrillator AED protocol until
Emergency Medical Services EMS personnel acknowledge they are assuming
responsibility for patient care.
Not Use Automated External Defibrillator AED
external defibrillator AED should not be attached to persons who are breathing,
conscious, or responsive.
should not be used with children under the age of one (1) year.
the victim is less than eight (8) years of age, pediatric pads should be used
if available. If not, use adult pads.
the victim is less than one (1) year of age, use pediatric pads with an attenuator,
if available. If not, adult pads can be used by placing one pad on the chest
and the other on the back of the victim.
pads should never be used with adult patients.
Safety and Security Department (3199) which automated external defibrillator
has been used.
and Security meets with individuals involved to complete an incident report.
incident report is distributed to appropriate personnel.
Safety and Security Department
electrode pads, batteries, razors, gloves, and inspect all supplies for any
damage, expiration dates, and required replacement.
the automated external defibrillator AED including inspecting the exterior and
connector for dirt or contamination.
staff when automated external defibrillator
is back in service.
Following each use of an automated
external defibrillator , a review is conducted to learn from the experience.
All key participants in the event participate in the review. Review shall
include records of actions that went well and the gathering of information for
improvement as well as stress debriefing. The need for additional stress
debriefing measures will also be addressed.
Once each calendar month, Safety and
Security will conducts and documents a system check and maintain records of all
system checks. These records are retained by the Safety and Security
This check will include review of the
kit supplies Automated external defibrillator battery life
external defibrillator operation and status
Approval History: Replaces Medical Emergency Preparedness/
Automated External Defribillator HS-17 Approved February 26, 2018