5101:2-13-27 Training in first aid, CPR, management of communicable disease and child abuse prevention.

(A) The child care type A home shall have readily accessible in the home during all operation hours at least one adult employee who has currently valid training in the areas listed in paragraphs (A)(1) to (A) (4)of this rule.

Adult employees trained in the following areas may be four separate persons. Training in these areas may not be taken through electronic media presentation unless approved by the Ohio department of job and family services (ODJFS).

(1) First aid .

(2) Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) appropriate for all ages of children the type A home is licensed to serve.

(3) Management of communicable disease.

(4) Child abuse recognition and prevention.

(B) The training in first aid shall be designed for child care staff and shall comply with all of the following:

(1) Be at least six hours in length and follow a curriculum approved by ODJFS; or shall be the length of time required by an approved health organization.

(2) Follow guidelines and curriculum of a first aid course designed for child care staff by a health organization approved by ODJFS.

(3) Be valid for three years unless otherwise specified by an approved health organization.

(C) This first aid training shall be updated by either completion of the full training or completion of a review training.

(D) The first aid trainer shall be one of the following:

(1) An authorized trainer for an approved health organization.

(2) A licensed physician or registered nurse.

(3) An emergency medical service instructor.

(E) The CPR training, if taken separately from first aid, shall:

(1) Be for the length of time required by an approved health organization;

(2) Follow a curriculum of an approved health organization; and

(3) Be valid for the number of years indicated on the card or form received from the health organization.

(4) Be appropriate for all ages of children the home is licensed to serve.

(F) The CPR trainer shall be an authorized trainer for a health organization approved by ODJFS.

(G) Management of communicable disease training: the training in management of communicable disease shall:

(1) Be at least six hours in length and follow a curriculum approved by the department; or

(2) Follow guidelines and curriculum or a management of communicable disease course designed for child care staff by a health organization approved by ODJFS; and

(3) Be valid for three years.

(H) This management of communicable disease training shall be updated by either completion of the full training or completion of a three hour review training.

(I) The management of communicable disease trainer shall be one of the following:

(1) An authorized communicable disease trainer for a health organization approved by ODJFS.

(2) A licensed physician or registered nurse.

(J) The training in child abuse recognition and prevention shall meet all of the following:

(1) Be at least six hours.

(2) Be valid for three years.

(3) Include the following curriculum areas:

(a) Ohio law and rules pertaining to child abuse and neglect, including definitions, reporting and confidentiality requirements.

(b) Physical and behavioral indicators of child abuse and neglect.

(c) Details on reporting, including penalty, immunity and how and to whom to report.

(d) The investigatory role of the children's protective services agency.

(e) The sharing of information and the role of law enforcement, licensing, and the courts in reports of child abuse and neglect.

(f) Helping families who have occurrences of abuse or neglect.

(g) Prevention of child abuse and neglect in the type A home, including: staff supervision and training, policies and procedures and appropriate discipline.

(K) This child abuse prevention training shall be updated by either completion of the full training or completion of a three hour review training.

(L) The child abuse prevention trainer shall be one of the following:

(1) An authorized trainer for a public children services agency or local child abuse agency approved by ODJFS.

(2) A person with at least an associates degree in social work, child development or related field from an accredited college and two years of experience professionally assessing child abuse and neglect or providing counseling to abused children or training others in child abuse prevention or the combination of experience and training.

(3) A licensed physician or registered nurse with two years of experience professionally assessing child abuse and neglect or providing counseling to abused children or training others in child abuse prevention or the combination of experience and training.

(M) Documentation of training in first aid, CPR, management of communicable disease and child abuse prevention shall be kept on file at the type A home for review by the director's representative. The following shall be documentation of completion of training:

(1) Completed prescribed form, JFS 01307 "Inservice Training for Child Care Employees" (rev. 7/2010) signed and dated by the trainer; or

(2) Verification cards or forms from health organizations approved by ODJFS that specifies the name of the trainer, the date of the training, the subject content/title of the training, the number of hours of the training and the expiration date of the training.

(N) The review training for first aid, CPR, management of communicable disease and child abuse prevention shall:

(1) Include all specific topics of the approved curriculum.

(2) Be at least three hours in length or the length of time required by an approved health organization.

(O) Documentation of the completion of the full training shall be verified by ODJFS for a review training to be in compliance.

(P) All trainers with current valid training credentials shall be exempt from the trainings required by this rule.

Effective: 12/01/2011
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/09/2011 and 12/01/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5104.011
Rule Amplifies: 5104.011
Prior Effective Dates: 9/5/86, 7/1/03, 1/1/07, 7/1/10