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Fall 2021

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PED109 - Lifeguarding

Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Develops active water rescue skills and knowledge. The American Red Cross pre-requisites requires successful completion of the following swimming competencies in order to take the course: swim 300 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, tread water for 2 minutes legs only, swim 20 yards, surface dive, recover a 10 lb. brick and swim back 20 yards within 1 minute 40 seconds. Lifeguarding Certification available upon successful course performance. Four class hours.

Lecture: 3 hrs.

Lab: 1 hrs.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):
Upon the successful completion of this course, a student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate in-water rescues that may include: active victim front rescue, active victim rear rescue, passive victim front rescue, submerged victim rescue or multiple victim rescue.
2. Demonstrate the proper technique of CPR.
3. Demonstrate the proper techniques for treating a choking victim.
4. Identify the care for possible first aid emergencies such as: burns, muscle injuries or fractures.
5. Demonstrate correct care for spinal injuries.


Effective Term: Fall 2019