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Q: Who determines which staff members are required to undertake certification training (e.g, first aid, CPR, etc.)?

A: Athletics department employees, dependent on their job responsibilities, should be required to take certification courses in emergency medical training.  The Head Athletics trainer should consult with Team Physician and the Athletics Director to annually determine which athletics department employees shall be required to undertake certification training (e.g., basic first aid, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, etc.).  The Head Athletics Trainer should (1) arrange for such training to be provided at no cost to employees, (2) maintain certification records, and (3) advise all employees when certification expires and must be renewed.  The Head Athletics Trainer should also be responsible for supervising and evaluating the performance of athletics department athletics training and strength and conditioning staff to ensure that assignments of staff are made with full consideration for the professional training and experience of each employee.