- This law was implemented in schools in the 2015 school year.
- As a graduation requirement, students will receive CPR training.
- This training will be provided by schools, included in their health programs.
- Each participating high school must have access to adequate training equipment (recommended 1:6 ratio – 1 mannequin for every 6 students).
Excerpts from Bill
Instruction in both CPR and the use of an AED are to take place during the required Health class for 10th Grade students in high school as outlined in the Secondary Health Core Curriculum (Standard 4, Objective 2 a-e). This instruction is to be consistent with the training outlined in (5) a-b of these performance measures.
Excerpts from State Board of Education
Student CPR Programs that Meet This RequirementThese programs will qualify for Utah'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|