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CPR Certification Requirements for Teachers in Kentucky

Kentucky 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 Kentucky.
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Summary of CPR Certification Requirements for Kentucky

  • Teachers in Kentucky are required to have an Adult, Child, and Infant CPR, AED and First Aid certification.
  • The Kentucky Department of Education directs school districts to mandate individualized training, including CPR, AED, and First Aid to Teachers and other school personnel
  • A practical (hands-on) skills component may be required by your local school district to maintain employment.
  • Those teaching Sports Management, Physical Education, Nutrition or Health courses may have additional requirements.

Course Content

Teachers in Kentucky usually need a Lay Rescuer CPR, AED certification. Required training should include; Adult, Child, Infant CPR, AED and First Aid.

Delivery Method

Teachers in Kentucky 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.

List of ALL Board and approval bodies:

Department of Education

Summary of CPR Certification Requirements for Kentucky:

The Kentucky Department of Education requires the school districts to maintain records that a certification in Adult, Child, and Infant Pediatric CPR, AED and First Aid is on record and current. A hands-on skills demonstration may be required at the local district level.

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Board Statement:

702 KAR 1:160
Section 2(10)(b) states that there shall be at least one adult present in the school who is certified in a standard first aid course which includes CPR for infants and children. Refer to district policy to determine local training requirements.

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