For the state of West Virginia, CPR, First Aid, and Bloodborne Pathogens training are required for all school employees performing health care procedures.
Training Program. School employees who provide basic and/or specialized health care procedures for students with special health needs, shall undergo training or demonstrate competency in the performance of Required procedures that are set forth in Section 4.1.1 of this policy. In
addition, applicable Basic and/or Specialized training will be required for all school employees performing health care procedures.
Required training: All employees defined above must be trained in:
a. Handling and disposal of body fluids;
b. Basic first aid;
Employees performing basic health care procedures may be exempt from Required training of first aid and CPR, if deemed unnecessary by the certified school nurse. (Read more.)