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HPER 130
Lifeguard Training


Credits: 1
Clock Hours per Quarter: 17

AA Discipline: [Physical Education]

Lecture Hours:3    Lab Hours:14


Description
Teaches the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. This course prepares the student to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drowning and injuries. Successful completion of this course results in an American Red Cross Lifeguard Training and CPR for the Professional Rescuer certifications.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Acquire the skills and knowledge to prevent, recognize, and respond to emergencies.
  • Acquire the skills and knowledge to provide care for injuries and sudden illness until advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.
  • Advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.
  • Demonstrate and practice basic swimming skills.
  • Learn, practice, and develop a high level of professionalism.
  • Learn, practice and develop decision-making skills, including split second and lifesaving situations.
  • Understand the legal ramifications of possessing and performing lifesaving skills.
  • Develop experience working on a team and the importance of teamwork in an emergency situation.
  • Learn and implement disease transmission prevention practices in regards to lifesaving situations.

  • Course Topics
  • Acquire the skills and knowledge to prevent, recognize, and respond to emergencies
  • Acquire the skills and knowledge to provide care for injuries and sudden illness until advanced medical personnel arrive and take over
  • Learn and practice basic swimming skills
  • Learn, practice, and develop a high level of professionalism
  • Learn, practice, and develop decision-making skills, including split second and lifesaving situations
  • Understand the legal ramifications of possessing and performing lifesaving skills
  • Develop experience working on a team and the importance of teamwork in an emergency situation
  • Learn and implement disease transmission prevention practices in regards to lifesaving situations

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    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
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    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.