TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER f: EMERGENCY SERVICES AND HIGHWAY SAFETY
PART 525 AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR CODE
SECTION 525.300 RECOGNIZED TRAINING PROGRAMS
Section 525.300 Recognized Training Programs
The Department will recognize programs established to train individuals as AED users, in accordance with the following:
a) The curriculum of any program to train individuals shall include complete training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) prepared according to nationally recognized guidelines (see Section 525.200(a)(1) and(2)). (Section 15 of the Act)
b) The Instructors shall have successfully completed an instructor training course for AED courses listed in Section 525.200(a)(1) and (2), or equivalent curriculum that follows nationally recognized guidelines.
c) Instructors shall renew qualification every two years and shall meet the following criteria:
1) Maintain provider status;
2) Teach the number of courses required by the American Red Cross or American Heart Association, or other nationally recognized guidelines; and
3) Complete an update on new information regarding course content.
d) The Department recognizes courses that meet the course objectives of the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or other nationally recognized courses as appropriate training curriculum designed to train AED users.
e) The Department will investigate any complaints against a course that allegedly does not adhere to the requirements set forth in this Section. Complaints shall be in writing and include the name, address and telephone number of the complainant. The complaint must include the contact information of the accused course instructor or the business where the course was held. Written complaints shall be submitted to the Illinois Department of Public Health at the following address:
Illinois Department of Public Health
Division of EMS and Highway Safety
422 South 5th Street, 3rd floor
Springfield IL 62701
(Source: Amended at 40 Ill. Reg. 16220, effective December 9, 2016)