Requirement Breakdown

  • This law will be implemented in schools in the 2016-2017 year.
  • As a graduation requirement, students will receive 30 minutes of CPR training.
  • This training will be provided by schools, included in their health or physical education programs.

Excerpts from Bill

Beginning in school year 2016-17, any public school or charter school serving grades 7 nine through twelve shall provide enrolled students instruction in cardiopulmonary 8 resuscitation.

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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 Missouri'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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