In Rhode Island, CPR training is not currently mandatory for teachers.

Bill introduced to require CPR/FA training for teachers, not yet passed

AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION — CERTIFICATION OF TEACHERS (Requires that teachers be certified in first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator (AED) use prior to teacher certification, with exceptions for the disabled and those employed in a school which lacks AED device.)

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