Jun 16, 2024  
College Catalog 2023-2024 
College Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PE 41 - Lifeguard Training

The primary purpose of the American Red Cross Blended Lifeguarding course is to provide entry level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. This is a blended-learning course that requires 20 hours of class session (pool and classroom) and 7 hours of e-learining and computer assignements. Prerequisite(s): Swim 300 yards, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing (front crawl, breaststroke or a combination is acceptable, back/side-swimming is not allowed); tread water fro 2 minutes using only legs; complete a required timed event within 1 minute and 40 seconds. Please see instructor for more information. Offered occasionally. (1 Credits)