Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) | Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

NYS Regulations of the Commissioner

Section 100.2(c)(11) of Commissioner’s Regulations - Hands-Only CPR and AED Instruction 
Requires that all students complete hands-only instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and instruction in the use of AEDs at least once between grades 9-12 before graduation.

136.4 On-site Cardiac Automated External Defibrillators

NYSED Memos & Information

Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) 
NYSED resources regarding implementation of public access defibrillation in schools 

Commissioner's Regulation to require instruction of CPR and use of Automated External Defibrillators (NYSED 9/15)
Requires hands-only instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and instruction in the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in senior high schools.

Exemption from Hands-only CPR and AED Instruction (NYSED 11/15)
Amendment of Section 100.2(c)(11) of the Commissioner's Regulations allows exemption of a student with a disability from the requirement for instruction in Hands-only CPR and the use of AEDs.

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