Amendment to Current Statements of Position or Policy ‘B-5 CPR Training’

Resolution 201-2019 — Proposed
Sponsors
2018-19 Governance Committee
Financial Impact
None
Board of Trustees Comments
The board recommends a yes vote.
Background
The Governance Committee recommends amending the policy to reflect Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS) instead of CPR training. This is in alignment with current requirements of healthcare professionals; therefore, be it 
Resolution
Resolved, that ASDA’s Current Statements of Position or Policy ‘B-5 CPR Training (1992)’ be amended to read:

B-5 CPR Training BLS Training

The American Student Dental Association supports successful completion of Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS) CPR training by students in accordance with the standards and guidelines of the American Heart Association, prior to patient treatment, and maintenance of successful completion of CPR status BLS Certification.