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Sudden Cardiac Arrest Standards

General Information

Lindsay’s Law, Ohio Revised Code 3313.5310, 3707.58 and 3707.59 becomes effective on August 1, 2017. In accordance with this law, the Ohio Department of Health, the Ohio Department of Education, the Ohio High School Athletic Association, the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology and other stakeholders jointly developed guidelines and other relevant materials to inform and educate students and youth athletes participating in or desiring to participate in an athletic activity, their parents, and their coaches about the nature and warning signs of sudden cardiac arrest.

Information for Coaches

If you are a coach for an interscholastic sport and are licensed by the Ohio Department of Education (all paid and volunteer coaches in Ohio), please visit their website for information about their training requirements around Lindsay’s Law The required video, informational handout and a post assessment test is available through the ODE’s website.  Please be advised that as a school district, the superintendent must be able to verify that coaches have seen this video and read the informational handout.  Coaches may log into their SAFE accounts to view the video and complete the verification form.

            o Required video

                        o Required SCA Informational Handout

Successful completion of this coaches’ requirement will generate verification through the LMS.

These educational materials are all free of charge and are the only materials authorized for compliance with this new state law. No other course or training material is acceptable.

For Parents/Guardians & Students in Grades 7-12

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