Requirement Breakdown

  • 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

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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 Nevada'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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