AED Program Implementation

Washington County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) can assist community organizations and businesses in the implementation of a CPR/Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) program by:

  • providing an on-site assessment explaining the program objectives, benefits and requirements.
  • assisting in the selection of a defibrillator appropriate to the needs of the organization.
  • coordinating CPR and AED training to American Heart Association standards.
  • providing medical supervision through the Washington County Medical Director.
  • providing continuing education resources necessary to keep AED-trained personnel comfortable in the use of the machine.
  • providing quality improvement and assurance follow-up if the defibrillator is deployed.
  • providing regular training opportunities for new employees.

For more in-depth information, please refer to the following links:
       ORS 30.802  AED Liability Protection
       AED Implementation Guide
       AED Program Outline
       AED Maintenance Checklist
       Washington County Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
When selecting an AED, check out If you are interested in implementing a CPR/AED program, contact Washington County Emergency Medical Services at