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Automated External Defibrillators (AED)

 Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) are important assets in reducing the risk of death from sudden cardiac arrest. An AED is a device with pads that are attached to the victim’s chest to assess the heart rhythm and, if needed, automatically recommends whether or not to deliver a shock to the person’s heart. A person who has just gone into sudden cardiac arrest is in urgent need of defibrillation to save their life.

AEDs are placed throughout campus and in all Campus Police vehicles so early defibrillation to victims is available while waiting for emergency medical services (EMS) to arrive on the scene. APSU Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) oversees the AED program on campus. APSU faculty and staff interested in being trained in the use of AEDs should contact EHS at 6103 or the Physical Plant at 7456 to make training arrangements. EHS provides CPR/AED/First Aid training certified by the American Red Cross annually in August. This training is available to all APSU faculty and staff as well as students if there is space available.

AED Locations on Campus

Emerald Hills 4C                                                 Stadium Home Side 4th Floor by Elevator

Meacham Laundry Room                                   Stadium Home Side 2nd Floor by Section C & D

Hand Village 200 Lobby                                     Stadium Home Side 1st Floor By Elevator

Castle Heights 1st Floor Lobby                          Stadium Visitor Side In Concessions Area

Blount 1st Floor Lobby                                       Tennis Center By Locker Room Door

Sevier 1st Floor Lobby                                       Sundquist 1st Floor By Café

Harvill 1st Floor Lobby                                       Trahern 2nd Floor Across From 208

Eriksson 1st Floor Hallway                                 Hemlock 1st Floor End of Hallway by Vending Area

Gov Terrace North 1st Floor Hallway                 Dunn Center 1st Floor Front Lobby

Gov Terrace South 1st Floor Hallway                Dunn Center 2nd Floor by Track

Memorial Health Lobby                                     Shasteen Warehouse on Safety Wall

Miller Housing Office 1st Floor                          UC 3rd Floor Lobby

Harned 2nd Floor by Vending Room                Clement 2nd Floor Lobby

UC 2nd Floor by Information Desk                   Music/Mass 1st Floor Lobby

Outlaw Field APSU building

                                                                 

In addition to the above, there are also AED’s located in areas of the Foy Center. Athletics has several AED’s that are portable. Boyd Health has an AED in the ARD Building. There is an AED in each Patrol Car in Public Safety.