February 2022: Exact Date TBD | El Paso

H.B. 786 CPR Offering

Texas House Bill 786, in the 87th legislative session, requires CPR training for all licensed telecommunicators effective 09/01/2021.

Time & Location

February 2022: Exact Date TBD
El Paso, 6055 Threadgill Ave, El Paso, TX 79924, USA

About The Event

As of September 1, 2021 H.B. 786 requires the continuing education provided to telecommunicators to include CPR training that satisfies three, specific, criteria listed below. 

"The commission (TCOLE) shall require a state, county, special district, or municipal agency that employs telecommunicators to require telecommunicator who provides dispatch for medical emergencies to receive training, including continuing education training, in telecommunicator cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The training must: 

  • use the most current nationally recognized emergency cardiovascular care guidelines
  • incorporate recognition protocols for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
  • provide information on best practices for relaying compression-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation instruction to callers."

TCOLE documentation will be made available to the Agency Training Coordinator or Administrator for outside course reporting.

Questions? Email training@elpaso911.org