New CPR & First Aid Policy/Procedure/Training Effective July 1, 2018

RHA has updated our CPR & First Aid policy, procedure and training requirements.

RHA will begin certifying both licensed healthcare workers and non-licensed workers with the American Heart Association Basic Life Support Standards.

Important Dates

  • July 1, 2018 - A new CPR/First Aid Policy will go into effect July 1, 2018.
  • June 20, 2018 – Trainer Questionnaire Sent Out - Ready and supplies?
  • June 25, 2018 at 2:00 pm –  Training Webinar for Instructors and Training Coordinators.  Register here

    New Training Overview

    2 Year CPR
    Identified staff will complete the AHA standards every 2 years.  (A new card will be issued from American Heart Association upon completion)

    Annual Refresher
    Identified staff will complete a RHA generated CPR and First Aid refresher course annually, including a skills checklist.  These are available via CBT and classroom instruction.

    CPR For Specific Positions
    All staff are no longer required to become CPR certified.  (See policy for list of employees required to obtain CPR certification)

    Accepting Certification of New Hires - We will accept AHA/American Red Cross certifications equivalent to BLS/Heart Saver from new hires.  (Will complete the refresher course annually and obtain AHA BLS on expiration of current certification)
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