- This law will be implemented in schools in the 2017-2018 year.
- As a graduation requirement, students will receive CPR training.
- This training will be provided by schools, included in their health programs.
Excerpts from Bill
. . .the Revised Code to require public schools to provide students with instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of an automated external defibrillator, to require training for certain school employees in the use of an automated external defibrillator, to revise the law regarding the Joint Education Oversight Committee, high school equivalency tests, and the awarding of certificates of high school equivalence, and to make other revisions regarding the operation of primary and secondary schools.
Excerpts from State Board of Education
Student CPR Programs that Meet This RequirementThese programs will qualify for Ohio'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|