NEW HEALTH TRAINING REQUIREMENTS BY THE VDOE THE PATH THAT LED US HERE • Gwyneth Griffin, 12 year old middle school student who suffered cardiac arrest during an outdoor school activity in Stafford County • It took 10 minutes for EMS to arrive and during that time CPR was not attempted • Her death led her parents to advocate for first aid, CPR and AED training within schools • Bills passed within House and Senate to implement this mandatory training TWO IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW… 1. Effective July 1, 2013, every person seeking initial licensure or renewal of a license must provide evidence of completion of certification or training in the following areas: • Emergency First Aid • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) • The use of automated defibrillators (AEDs) 2. Benita and her team have made obtaining this training EASY! DIRECTIONS FOR ACCESSING AND COMPLETING THE CPR, AED AND FIRST AID TRAINING COURSE REQUIRED FOR TEACHER LICENSURE • Go to: https://www.schoolspace.henrico.k12.va.us/default.asp • Log in with your Henrico email username and password. • Look for the Enroll By PIN section and put in CPR_AED_and_First_Aid_Course (must be exact!). • When it asks for a PIN, type in CPRAED and click Enroll. (case sensitive) • Once the PIN is entered, teachers will be able to click on the CPR/AED and First Aid Course from the home page. All content is located under the Content tab. • When the course is entered the first time, teachers will only see the following 4 items: – HCPS Requirements for CPR, AED and First Aid – Outline for Training Teachers in AED, CPR and First Aid – CPR Lesson 1 Folder – Skills Checklist for Certification • After reviewing the three documents, go into the CPR Lesson 1 folder and read the PowerPoints, watch the videos and complete the quiz. • Once teachers score 80% or better on the quiz, the next module will open. Follow the same procedure for each module. • Once the 2 CPR and AED modules along with the 11 First Aid Modules are completed, a certificate icon will appear. • Print the certificate in Landscape form and turn it into HR for verification of the CPR, AED, and First Aid Training Course. Additional Information • Optional hands-on classes will be offered thru Staff Development to obtain Certification in CPR, AED and First Aid. Teachers will need to show proficiency in the Skills Overview located in the course. The class will take approximately 1 hour. • For students, beginning with first-time ninth grade students in the 2016-2017 school year, the bill adds a requirement that recipients of the standard and advanced diplomas must receive training in emergency first aid, CPR, and the use of AEDs. Questions?