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Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Request and Use Procedure

Michigan State University's AED Request and Use Procedure

Use of automated external defibrillators (AED) will be in compliance with the responsibilities and procedures outlined in this section and consistent with American Heart Association guidelines and those identified by the State Emergency Medical Services Coordination Committee.

All AED’s must be approved by the University Physician prior to purchase and must be obtained through MSU Purchasing.

This requirement applies to all AED units on campus, whether obtained by individual departments or by the University.

Current certification in American Red Cross CPR/AED training and/or American Heart Association Heartsaver AED course is required for personnel who will use the AED with renewal as required to maintain certification. Information concerning certified training can be obtained through Environmental Health & Safety or Purchasing.

Questions? Contact us by calling 517.353.9101

AED Request Form

Request form for department AED requests.


AED Use Procedure

Procedure for the purchase, placement and use of AEDs. 


AED Post-Incident Report Form

For any event, incident or situation that resulted in use or possible use of an AED.