School of Nursing

B-1 - CPR / Basic Life Support Requirements

Target Group:  Basic BSN and RN-BSN Students

Policy Type:  Revision

Objective:

To ensure that students are prepared to provide basic life support measures in an emergency.

Policy:

  1. All students must show proof of certification in basic life support for healthcare providers upon admission to the nursing program/cohort.
  2. 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

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