AED / CPR Commissioner Regulations & Memos
Hands-Only CPR and AED Instruction-Section 100.2(c)(11) of Commissioner’s Regulations requires that all students complete hands-only instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and instruction in the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) at least once between grades 9-12 prior to graduation.
Exemption from Hands-only CPR and AED Instruction- Amendment of Section 100.2(c)(11) of the Commissioner's Regulations to allow exemption of a student with a disability from the requirement for instruction in Hands-only CPR and the Use of AEDs. (11/15)
Blood Pressure Management
Heart Disease Awareness
Great American Heart Month Resource!
Shape America Heart Healthy Activities- Classroom-ready and teacher-friendly resources you can download and print right now to help your students on the path to health and physical literacy.
Sudden Cardiac Death
Integrated Guidelines for Cardiovascular Health and Risk Reduction in Children and Adolescents: Summary Report -Evidence-based guidelines that can assist pediatric care providers in the identification and management of CVD. 2011
National Athletic Trainers’ Association Position Statement: Preventing Sudden Death in Sports Provides information and recommendations for certified athletic trainers and others participating in athletic health care.2/2012
SADS (Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndrome Foundation)-Provides resources for school personnel and families on sudden arrhythmia death syndromes (SADS).
Connected by Hearts young survivors group- Provides education, support, and networking to young cardiac arrest survivors or those living with heart-related illnesses. This website is designed by young people for young people.