2011-12 Student Catalog 
    Feb 06, 2023  
2011-12 Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PED 275 - Lifeguard Training with Advanced First Aid

3 Cr.

Focuses on the skills, techniques, and knowledge needed by students to achieve certification by the American Red Cross for a Lifeguard Training certificate. Waterfront Lifeguard Training is also included. It will also prepare Professional Rescuer, which includes AED training. It also emphasizes the importance of a safe, healthy lifestyle, and a student as a caregiver in First Aid and as a CPR knowledge to prevent lifestyle related injuries or related injuries or related illnesses. American Red Cross guidelines and sanctions are adhered to. (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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