Automated External Defibrillator (AED)


Tennessee State University maintains a network of automated external defibrillators (AED) throughout university property. The AEDs are located in public areas inside alarmed cabinets.  

AED-Trained Employee Responsibilities:

  • Activating internal emergency response system and providing prompt basic life support including AED and first aid according to training and experience
  • Understanding and complying with requirements of this policy
  • Following the procedures and guidelines of the AED program

Responder Responsibilities:

  • Anyone can, at their discretion, provide voluntary assistance to victims of medical emergencies, but must only participate to the extent allowed by their training and experience. Volunteer responders may have training adequate to administer first aid, CPR and use the AEDs deployed throughout the campus. These responders are encouraged to contribute to emergency response only to the extent they are comfortable.

Important Information About AED's On Campus

  • Location of AEDs
  • How to use campus AEDs




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