7-52-020  Definitions.
   As used in this Act:
   “Automated external defibrillator” means a medical device heart monitor and defibrillator that:
      (1)   Has received approval of its premarket notification, filed pursuant to 21 U.S.C. Section 360(k), from the United States Food and Drug Administration;
      (2)   Is capable of recognizing the presence or absence of ventricular fibrillation and rapid ventricular tachycardia, and is capable of determining, without intervention by an operator, whether defibrillation should be performed;
      (3)   Upon determining that defibrillation should be performed, either automatically charges and delivers an electrical impulse to an individual, or charges and delivers an electrical impulse at the command of the operator; and
      (4)   In the case of a defibrillator that may be operated in either an automatic or a manual mode, is set to operate in the automatic mode.
   “Defibrillation” means administering an electrical impulse to an individual in order to stop ventricular fibrillation or rapid ventricular tachycardia.
   “Department” means the Chicago Department of Public Health.
   “Person” means an individual, partnership, association, corporation, limited liability company, or organized group of persons (whether incorporated or not).
   “Trained AED user” means a person who has successfully completed a course of instruction in accordance with the standards of a nationally recognized organization such as the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association or a course of instruction in accordance with the rules adopted under this Act to use an automated external defibrillator, or who is licensed to practice medicine in all its branches in this state.
(Added Coun. J. 10-11-17, p. 55898, § 2)