8 CRR-NY 135.5NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 8. EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER II. REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSIONER
SUBCHAPTER G. HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION
PART 135. HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND RECREATION
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135.5 First aid knowledge and skills requirements for coaches.
(a) Coaches of extra class periods in physical education, as defined in section 135.1(h) of this Part, shall meet the requirements of this section.
(b) Except as provided in subdivision (c) of this section, all coaches must hold valid certification in first aid knowledge and skills, including instruction in the administration of adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation, as issued by the American National Red Cross, or meet equivalent requirements as set forth in this section.
(c) By January 15, 1993 all coaches employed on or after January 15, 1992 must hold valid certification in first aid knowledge and skills, including instruction in administration of adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation, as issued by the American National Red Cross, or meet equivalent requirements as set forth in this section.
(d) For the purpose of this section, the following shall be deemed as equivalent to certification in first aid knowledge and skills, including instruction in administration of adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation as issued by the American National Red Cross:
(1) completion of an approved course for coaches in first aid knowledge and skills, including instruction in administration of adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation;
(2) completion of an approved college or university first aid knowledge and skills course, including instruction in administration of adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation;
(3) completion of approved college or university courses in athletic training and sports medicine, which include first aid knowledge and skills, including instruction in administration of adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation; or
(4) equivalent experience which is approved by the Commissioner of Education.
(e) Except as provided in subdivision (c) of this section, prior to the start of each sports season, coaches must provide valid evidence to their chief school officer that their first aid and adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation knowledge and skills are current pursuant to the requirements established by the American National Red Cross or that they meet equivalent requirements as set forth in subdivision (d) of this section.
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Current through March 15, 2020
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