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Lifeguard Training Recertification

Sunday May 07, 2017 12:00pm to 8:00pm

This recertification course is for individuals who are currently certified in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training - must show proof of current certifications on the first day of class. The class is done in a challenge format so there is no instruction, only skills testing. After completion you will recertified in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training (incl First Aid) and CPR/AED for Lifeguards.

Prerequisites:

Swim 300 yards continuously, using these strokes in the following order: 100 yards of front crawl using rhythmic breathing and stabilization, propellant kick. Rhythmic breathing can be performed either by breathing to the side or front. 100 yards of breaststroke, using a pull, breathe, kick, glide sequence. 100 yards of either front crawl using rhythmic breathing or breaststroke, or a combination. Swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, and swim 20 yards back to the starting point with object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds.

Certification:

Complete the required prerequisite skills (listed above), pass the written examination with 80% or better in all 3 sections, successfully complete final 3 skills scenarios and demonstrate competency in the following skills - passive submerged victim - shallow water, multiple victim rescue, front and rear head hold escapes, glove removal, initial assessment, rescue breathing, conscious and unconscious airway obstruction, CPR/AED - Adult, Child, Infant, 2 Rescuer CPR, secondary assessment, controlling bleeding, splinting injuries, in-line stabilization techniques in water and on land, and using a backboard.

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