Hello and welcome! This information page will guide you through the process of learning about and reserving a CPR (hands-only) Kit through our Education Service Center. These kits have been made available by the American Heart Association in collaboration with the state of Indiana and the requirements of the House Enrolled Act 1290. This HEA essentially states that all school districts are required to offer a CPR instructional program. For more information on this act and the requirements, feel free to click here. According to HEA1290, the CPR training that is offered should introduce and reinforce the importance of the following:
1. Recognition of a possible cardiac arrest
2. Calling 911
3. Providing high-quality chest compressions with minimal interruptions
The training should also include hands-on skills practice which these kits will provide.
We are pleased to announce that the Northern Indiana ESC has 3 of these kits available for a two-week loan to any of our member schools. High schools will have priority since all current 10th graders and future are required to be exposed to the training. The kits can be scheduled through the NIESC office and will be delivered to the schools via our staff. Please check the kits carefully for the correct inventory upon arrival and upon departure. The only consumable product are the wipes contained within each kit. Remember, these are hands-only kits; the airways have not been included for this reason. Each kit contains an easy step-by-step instruction guide. Please refer to this first with any questions. A digital lesson plan is included for additional instructional support on DVD.
To schedule your kit, contact Lisa Abell at NIESC.