Requirement Breakdown

  • 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.

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Student CPR Programs that Meet This Requirement

These programs will qualify for Ohio'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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