Requirement Breakdown

  • This bill will go into effect July 1st 2019.
  • This bill requires high school students to have this training as a requirement for graduation.
  • Students will receive CPR training with an added hands on portion.
  • Students enrolled full time in online classes will not be required to complete the hands-on portion of the training.

Excerpts from Bill

On or before July 1, 2019, school districts and charter schools may shall provide public school pupils with one or more training sessions in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, through the use of psychomotor skills in an age-appropriate manner, during high school. Download PDF


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Excerpts from State Board of Education

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Student CPR Programs that Meet This Requirement

These programs will qualify for Arizona's CPR Training Graduation Requirement:
  Student CPR Awareness Level Community CPR Certification Program
Supplies Needed Adult Manikin Adult & Infant Manikin, AED Trainer
Initial Evaluator Training Time 20-30 minutes 4-5 hours
Online Course Time 1 hour training, 20 minute test 1 hour training, 20 minute test
Hands-On Time (per group) 5-10 minutes 20-25 minutes
Certification Level No certification 2-year Community CPR Certification
Cost for Students & Evaluators FREE FREE


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