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

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statute; standard

State law addresses safety and injury.

Mississippi Code. § 37-13-134. Legislative recommendations and intent; guidelines; physical activity coordinator; qualifications; duties; study

(1) (b) ...Beginning with the 2015-2016 Ninth Grade class, an instructional component on the proper administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) shall be included as part of the physical education or health education curriculum. The curricula shall incorporate into the instruction the psychomotor skills necessary to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use of an automated external defibrillator as follows...

Contemporary Health (9-12)

[Comprehensive Health] includes instruction on human growth and development, disease prevention and control, substance abuse and prevention, community and environmental health, nutrition and wellness, and safety and first aid.
Source: Mississippi Department of Education

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