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§ 12-1205.4. CPR instruction

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: December 30, 2019

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 1. Public School Code of 1949 (Refs & Annos)
Article XII. Certification of Teachers (Refs & Annos)
Effective: December 30, 2019
24 P.S. § 12-1205.4
§ 12-1205.4. CPR instruction
(a) School entities shall be required to offer a cardiopulmonary resuscitation training (CPR) Class on school premises at least once every three years. The course shall be offered as an option to all employes of the school entity.
(b) Completion of training, including testing of skills and knowledge, shall be documented by the signature and title of a representative of the training entity and shall include the date training was completed. Documentation shall be retained in the facility in that employe's file. Training shall be conducted by:
(1) the American Red Cross;
(2) the American Heart Association;
(3) an individual certified to conduct CPR training by the American Red Cross, American Heart Association or other certifying agency approved by the Department of Health; or
(4) other certifying agency approved by the Department of Health.
(c) School districts may include this training in the continuing education plan submitted by the district to the Department of Education under section 1205.1.1
(d) For purposes of this section, a school entity shall be defined as a local school district, intermediate unit or area career and technical school.


1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. XII, § 1205.4, added 2000, Nov. 22, P.L. 672, No. 91, § 1, effective in 60 days. Amended 2019, Oct. 30, P.L. 460, No. 76, § 18, effective in 60 days [Dec. 30, 2019].


24 P.S. § 12-1205.1.
24 P.S. § 12-1205.4, PA ST 24 P.S. § 12-1205.4
Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 32. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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