N.Y. Public Health Law Section 3000-F
Automated external defibrillator

  • camps and youth sports programs

1.

Definitions. As used in this section, unless the context clearly requires otherwise, the following terms have the following meanings:

(a)

“Automated external defibrillator” means a medical device, approved by the United States food and drug administration, that:

(i)

is capable of recognizing the presence or absence in a patient of ventricular fibrillation and rapid ventricular tachycardia;

(ii)

is capable of determining, without intervention by an operator, whether defibrillation should be performed on a patient;

(iii)

upon determining that defibrillation should be performed, automatically charges and requests delivery of an electrical impulse to a patient’s heart; and

(iv)

then, upon action by an operator, delivers an appropriate electrical impulse to a patient’s heart to perform defibrillation.

(b)

“Training course” means a course approved by a nationally-recognized organization or the state emergency medical services council in the operation of automated external defibrillators.

(c)

“Nationally-recognized organization” means a national organization approved by the department for the purpose of training people in use of an automated external defibrillator.

(d)

“Camp” means a children’s overnight camp, summer day camp, or traveling summer day camp, as such terms are defined in § 1392 (Definitions)section thirteen hundred ninety-two of this chapter, that is subject to regulation by the department.

(e)

“Youth sports program” means any league or recreation program organized to provide group athletic activity to individuals under seventeen years old or programs providing athletic activity for high school students regardless of the age of the participants of such programs. Public school athletic programs subject to the requirements of Education Law § 917 (On-site cardiac automated external defibrillator)section nine hundred seventeen of the education law shall not be subject to the requirements of this section.

2.

Within one hundred eighty days of the effective date of this section, each camp, and each youth sports program that either hosts or participates in games, matches, tournaments, leagues, or similar activities in which at least five teams are participating, shall establish an automated external defibrillator implementation plan describing how the camp or program will:

(a)

make available an automated external defibrillator or describe reasonable access to an automated external defibrillator at every camp, game and practice; and

(b)

use best efforts to ensure that there is at least one employee, volunteer, coach, umpire or other qualified adult who is present at each such camp, game and practice who has successfully completed a training course within the preceding twenty-four months of each such camp session, game and practice.

(c)

Each camp and youth sports program shall maintain records that such camp or youth sports program possesses at least one automated external defibrillator.

(d)

Implementation plans shall include an equipment checklist and cardiac emergency protocol for when cardiac emergency incidents occur.

(e)

Implementation plans can include automated external defibrillator access provided by athletic facilities, playing fields or site for games or practices where the operator of the facility provides automated external defibrillator access at their location.

3.

Implementation of automated external defibrillator plans shall be done in accordance with the requirements and protections of section 3000-b of this article.

Source: Section 3000-F — Automated external defibrillator; camps and youth sports programs, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBH/3000-F (updated Feb. 2, 2024; accessed Jul. 13, 2024).

3000
Declaration of policy and statement of purpose
3000‑A
Emergency medical treatment
3000‑B
Automated external defibrillators: Public access providers
3000‑C
Epinephrine auto-injector devices
3000‑D
Availability of resuscitation equipment in certain public places
3000‑E
Rescue inhaler treatment devices
3000‑F
Automated external defibrillator
3001
Definitions
3002
New York state emergency medical services council
3002‑A
State emergency medical advisory committee
3003
Regional emergency medical services councils
3003‑A
EMS program agencies
3003‑B
Availability of ambulance service that provides transportation by aircraft to store and distribute blood and initiate and administer bloo...
3004
Emergency medical services system and agency performance standards
3004‑A
Regional emergency medical advisory committees
3005
Ambulance service certificates
3005‑A
Staffing standards
3005‑B
Emergency medical technician five year re-certification demonstration program
3006
Quality improvement program
3006‑A
Patient privacy
3007
Notice of alternative destination
3008
Applications for determinations of public need
3009
Continuation of existing services
3010
Area of operation
3011
Powers and duties of the department and the commissioner
3012
Enforcement
3013
Immunity from liability
3014
Construction
3015
Separability
3016
Continuance of rules and regulations
3017
Emergency medical service, Suffolk county
3018
Community-based paramedicine demonstration program
3020
Recruitment and retention
3030
Advanced life support services
3031
Advanced life support system
3032
State emergency medical services task force
3033
Rules and regulations
3034
Rules and regulations

Accessed:
Jul. 13, 2024

Last modified:
Feb. 2, 2024

§ 3000-F’s source at nysenate​.gov

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