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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 31. Virginia Emergency Medical Services Regulations

12VAC5-31-1417. Approved courses in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.

A. Recognized programs for certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for the purposes of testing for all certification levels are based upon programs approved by the Board of Health.

B. Completion of an approved course that tests the following skills is required:

1. One and two rescuer CPR - adult, child, infant resuscitation.

2. Complete airway obstruction - unconscious victim - adult, child, infant.

3. Complete airway obstruction - conscious victim - adult, child, infant.

4. Automated external defibrillation.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-111.4 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 1, eff. October 10, 2012.

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