- This law was implemented in schools in 2013 year.
- Law was updated, effective July 1, 2017, removing “to the extent money is available” and makes CPR training mandatory
- As a graduation requirement, students will receive CPR and AED training.
- This training will be provided by schools, included in their health programs.
Excerpts from Bill
A course of study in health prescribed pursuant to paragraph of subsection 3 of NRS 389.018 must, for pupils enrolled in middle school, junior high school and high school, including, without limitation, pupils enrolled in those grade levels at a charter school, include instruction in the administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation according to the guidelines of the American National Red Cross or American Heart Association and the use of an automated external defibrillator. 2013 Bill –2017 Updated Bill
Excerpts from State Board of Education
Student CPR Programs that Meet This RequirementThese programs will qualify for Nevada's CPR Training Graduation Requirement:
|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|