B-1 - CPR / Basic Life Support Requirements
Target Group: Basic BSN and RN-BSN Students
Policy Type: Revision
To ensure that students are prepared to provide basic life support measures in an emergency.
- All students must show proof of certification in basic life support for healthcare providers upon admission to the nursing program/cohort.
- Certification in basic life support must remain current throughout the duration of the nursing program. The student is responsible for renewing CPR/Basic Life Support skills on an annual or bi-annual basis (as required by the CPR provider) and providing proof of renewal to the nursing office.
Effective Date: Fall 1999
Approved by: Admission, Progression, Graduation Committee: February 8, 2010
Approved by: Council of Nursing Faculty: March 15, 2010