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CPR Certification Requirements for Personal Trainers in Idaho

Idaho is a unique and special state, and it’s one of the states that has recently seen a surge of support for online-based CPR certification in recent years. 

Just like any state, it’s important to know what the acceptance is for online CPR certifications. Below we’ve prepared a list of the specific approvals of ProTrainings courses for Personal Trainers in the state of Idaho.
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Summary of CPR Certification Requirements for Idaho

  • Athletic Trainers in Idaho are required to have an Healthcare provider level CPR/BLS (Basic Life Support) certification.
  • The Idaho Board of Athletic Trainers requires Healthcare Provider level BLS/CPR, AED for all ages with a hands-on component
  • Most employers will require a Healthcare Provider level BLS/CPR.
  • For continuing education; Athletic Trainers can claim CE credits for BLS/CPR Certification with a practical portion.
  • BOC requires to maintain CPR certification for Healthcare Providers with a practical skills component

Course Content

Athletic Trainers in Idaho usually need a Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) certification at the Healthcare Provider level. Required skills include; Adult, child and infant CPR, AED, and use of a bag-valve-mask. Some Athletic Trainers may also need a First Aid course as well, but this is determined by the employer.

Delivery Method

Athletic Trainers in Idaho are required to do the Basic Life Support level of CPR certification for Healthcare Providers that includes a practical skills evaluation through in person or blended training process. 100% online CPR will only be an option upon the discretion of the employer or institution and is not accepted by the state licensing department or for continuing education credits for Athletic Trainers.

Some employers may require a specific type of training, or may leave it up to the State’s requirement. If you are not certain of your employer's requirement, make sure to check with them about both the training type and the required course content.

List of ALL Board and approval bodies:

Board of Certification (BOC/NATA) for the Athletic Trainers

Summary of CPR Certification Requirements for Idaho:

BOC requires to maintain CPR for Healthcare Providers that includes the practical skills evaluation component. BOC accredited organizations listed here.

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Board Statement:

ATs must have a current emergency cardiac care (ECC) certification in their BOC profile. Annually, ATs will be asked to upload their current ECC certification (card or certificate) or be prompted to confirm their current ECC certification.

ATs must be able to:
Demonstrate ongoing certification in the competencies outlined in the BOC’s ECC guidelines.
Maintain documentation for current and expired courses for up to two years after the reporting period.

ECC certification programs must include all of the following:

  • Adult CPR
  • Pediatric CPR
  • Second rescuer CPR
  • AED
  • Airway obstruction
  • Barrier devices (e.g., pocket mask, bag valve mask)
  • Demonstrated skills (Online ECC courses are acceptable if skills are demonstrated and tested in person by a qualified instructor. The in-person test can include video technology.)

Acceptable ECC providers are those adhering to the most current “International Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiac Care.”

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Board of Athletic Trainers

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