Student must complete CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) training and provide a copy of a current CPR certification card. The American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers CPR training program is strongly preferred. It is the student’s responsibility to obtain and maintain CPR certification. Evidence of current certification must be submitted as part of the Nursing Student Clinical Folder. Individual clinical instructors may randomly request to see a student’s CPR card. A student whose CPR certification is not received or expired will be prohibited from clinical education.
Students are strongly advised to complete the CPR requirement over the summer. The American Heart Association – Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers CPR training program may be offered during the summer and the first week of classes.