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(a) Within 120 days after October 6, 2016, each school shall meet the requirements of § 7-2371.02 and:
(1) Establish procedures for responding to a medical emergency involving cardiac arrest, including the appropriate use of CPR and an AED;
(2) Have at least one AED on-site at the school;
(3) Have, in coordination with the Department of General Services, a maintenance schedule established for each AED that is in accordance with the manufacturer's guidelines and includes:
(A) Periodic testing;
(B) Periodic inspection; and
(C) Annual maintenance;
(4) Ensure that each AED at the school is appropriate for use on children and adults;
(5) Have had the following individuals successfully complete a CPR and AED program; provided, that individuals newly hired for the following positions shall be required to successfully complete a CPR and AED program within 60 days after their hire date:
(A) Athletic coach, coaching assistant, and athletic trainer;
(B) Athletic director;
(C) Team or game physician;
(D) School nurse; and
(E) Every anticipated AED user employed by the school, as designated by the school;
(6) Require that at least one individual trained in a CPR and AED program be present during the school's hours of operation and during any athletic activity; and
(7) Inform all school employees, at least annually, of the location of each AED in the school.
(b)(1) The Mayor shall:
(A) Establish baseline requirements and guidelines for a CPR and AED program;
(B) Approve each existing CPR and AED program that the Mayor determines meets or exceeds the baseline requirements and guidelines for a CPR and AED program, and any new CPR and AED programs established pursuant to this chapter; provided, that the Mayor shall approve the existing programs listed in § 7-2371.02(a)(1) and the program offered by the Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department pursuant to § 5-401(b-1), as meeting the requirements of this section;
(C) Require each school to maintain a written record of the periodic testing, inspection, and maintenance of each AED; and
(D) Require the successful completion of a CPR and AED program by each employee in a position listed in subsection (a)(5) of this section.
(2) A CPR and AED program may be conducted by a private or public entity.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - District of Columbia Code Division I. Government of District. § 7-2371.02c. CPR and AED program. - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/dc/division-i-government-of-district/dc-code-sect-7-2371-02c/
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