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CPR Certification Requirements for Teachers in Colorado


Colorado 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 Teachers in the state of Colorado.
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Summary of CPR Certification Requirements for Colorado



  • Teachers in Colorado are required to have an Adult, Child, and Infant CPR, AED and First Aid certification.
  • The Colorado Department of Education requires a Lay Rescuer CPR, AED certification. Required training should include; Adult, Child, Infant CPR, AED, and First Aid.
  • A practical (hands-on) skills component is required by the state or by your local district to maintain employment.
  • Those teaching Sports Management, Physical Education, Nutrition or Health courses may have additional requirements.
 

Course Content


Teachers in Colorado usually need a Lay Rescuer CPR, AED certification. Required training should include; Adult, Child, Infant CPR, AED and First Aid with a practical (hands-on) skills component.



Delivery Modality

Teachers in Colorado may complete their training online, in-person or via a blended course in order to meet their state licensure requirement. Different school districts may require a specific training method or a specific provider.

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.

 

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Department of Education

Summary of CPR Certification Requirements for Colorado:

The Colorado Department of Education requires Teachers to maintain a certification in Adult, Child, and Infant Pediatric CPR, AED and First Aid with a practical (hands-on) skills component.

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Board Statement:

Section 6.13.C of the Rules and Regulations Governing Schools in the State of Colorado require that at least one school staff member with a current certification in Standard First Aid and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) from a nationally recognized course be on-site during the school day and any school-sponsored trips and events, including, but not limited to, off-site field trips (both single day and overnight trips), athletic events and races, plays, fundraisers, and other school social events. Questions have arisen regarding if this requirement applies to student-specific situations.

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In addition to your online first aid and CPR certification, practice hands-on with a CPR manikin in a blended program.

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Our online CPR and first aid certification resources can be used to facilitate classroom training, skills practice, and continuing education.

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