Mar 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Student Catalog 
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PED 275 - Lifeguard Training with Advanced First Aid

3 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week: 2 Lec., 2 Lab

This course  focuses on the skills, techniques, and knowledge needed by students to achieve certification from the American Red Cross in Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer (which includes AED training for adults and children). The course emphasizes the importance of a safe, healthy lifestyle, as well as the knowledge to prevent lifestyle related injuries or related illnesses on and off the job. American Red Cross guidelines and sanctions are adhered to in the development and instruction of this course. 
Usually offered Spring semester
Pre-Requisites: Student will be able to swim 300 yards continuously using front crawl (100 yards) and breaststroke (100 yards) followed by a choice of either (100 yards); student will be able to swim 20 yards, submerge, retrieve a 10 lb. brick off the pool floor, return 20 yards keeping both hands on the brick (supine position, no goggles permitted for this portion), and finally exit the pool without the assistance of steps or a ladder in under 100 seconds. (By permission of instructor).

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