Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry Mandates AED Units – Effective 8/20/10

The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry has mandated AED units for dental offices that administer anesthesia. Specifically, 234 CMR 6.15 (p. 73 of August 20, 2010 regulations) specifies the equipment and supplies that are required where local anesthesia is administered, and an AED is one of the requirements.

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Mississippi State Board of Dental Examiners Adopts AED Mandate

According to Board Number 45, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, the Mississippi State Board of Dental examiners adopts a new Automated External Defibrillator (AED unit) mandate for dental offices. Regulation Number 45 reads:

“Effective July 1, 2012, all dental offices in the State of Mississippi shall be required to have a minimum of
one (1) properly functioning Automated External Defibrillator (AED), or equivalent defibrillator, on the
premises of each dental office. Each AED, or equivalent defibrillator, shall be maintained in a properly
functioning capacity at all times. Proof of the availability of a properly functioning AED, or equivalent
defibrillator, shall be made available for review at any time by any member of the Board or by any
designated agent of the Board.”

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The Darius Jones Foundation First Annual 5K Run/Walk

The Darius Jones Foundation First Annual 5K Run/Walk

A 5K (5 Kilometer) run/walk is being held to commemorate the tragic death of a local 15 year old high school athlete, Pittsburg resident Darius Jones, who suffered sudden cardiac arrest and died while playing in a youth basketball game Oct. 11, 2009. This event will raise awareness and funds for the Darius Jones Foundation. Your participation will help us to reach a fundraising goal of $26,000. This will provide 10 AED’s (automated external defibrillators) to local schools and 100 local coaches with certified CPR training.
Date

On Saturday, October 9, 2010
from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Opening ceremony will begin at the John Muir Amphitheater, 115 Tarantino Drive , Martinez , CA. From there the run/wal [run/walk] will proceed through the Martinez Regional Shoreline Park and end with a celebration at the Amphitheater.

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