Sep 17, 2019  
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FITN 148 - Lifeguarding

(2,2) 3 Credits

This course is an introduction to lifeguarding taught by an instructor who is certified by the American Red Cross in Water Safety, Community First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (AED). Upon successful completion of the course the student will receive certification in Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer and AED. In order to enroll in this course each student must demonstrate an ability to: swim 500 yards continuously utilizing crawl, breast and side strokes; perform a surface dive to a minimum depth of 7 feet; swim 20 yards, submerge to a minimum depth of 7 feet, retrieve a 10 pound object from the bottom, return with it to the surface, and bring it back to the starting
point while holding the object with two hands.
Certification cards include:  Lifeguard Training and CPR for the Professional Rescuer.



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