§ 2800.63. First aid, CPR and obstructed airway training.

 (a)  For every 35 residents, there shall be at least one staff person trained in first aid and certified in obstructed airway techniques and CPR present in the residence at all times to meet the needs of the residents.

 (b)  Current training in first aid and certification in obstructed airway techniques and CPR shall be provided by an individual certified as a trainer by a hospital or other recognized health care organization.

 (c)  Licensed, certified and registered medical personnel meet the qualifications in subsection (a) and are exempt from the training requirements in subsections (a) and (b).

 (d)  A staff person who is trained in first aid or certified in obstructed airway techniques or CPR shall provide those services in accordance with his training, unless the resident has a do not resuscitate order.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  2800.65 (relating to staff orientation and direct care staff person training and orientation).

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