Alabama - HE K-12 curriculum—safety and injury prevention (HS): Curricula

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statute; standard

State law addresses safety and injury.

Code of Alabama 16-40-8 Cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

(a) Effective upon the effective dates of this section, all students enrolled in health classes in the tenth grade in the public schools of Alabama shall receive instruction in the techniques of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, hereinafter referred to as “CPR.”

Alabama Course of Study: Health Education

The Alabama Course of Study: Health Education addresses the foundational knowledge and skills for a comprehensive school health program. It incorporates the eight major health content areas necessary for a successful school health program. These areas are consumer and community health, environmental health, family health, personal health and safety, mental and emotional health, nutrition, prevention and control of disease, and substance use and abuse.
Alabama State Department of Education

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