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American Red Cross Lifeguarding Manual
Item ID 755735
This newly revised program trains lifeguards to act with speed and confidence in emergency situations – both in and out of the water.
Updated and released in January 2017, the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Manual is used by participants in the new 2017 Lifeguarding Program. This newly revised program trains lifeguards to act with speed and confidence in emergency situations – both in and out of the water. Topics include water rescue skills, surveillance and recognition, first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies, CPR, AED and more. The new program reflects the latest Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) science and contains new, quicker, and more efficient extrication techniques for removing passive victims from the water. The lifeguarding manual includes end-of-chapter review questions to help participants retain course information and prepare for the final exam.
MANUFACTURER PART NUMBER755735
PUBLICATIONDATEJanuary 3rd, 2017
American Red Cross Lifeguarding Manual is rated out of 5 by 18.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Chucklgit from Lifeguarding Manual Where is the throwing device? How to use rescue tube as a throwing device? Reaching Rescue with the wrong end of the canoe paddle, in a row boat? One too many flips with the surf board and broken wrists.
Date published: 2018-10-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by HARPY3 from Using it for review. I bought this because I have a review coming up next year.
Date published: 2018-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by 5678 from Cear It is required for course. photos good, paper thin.
Date published: 2018-09-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by KristenH from Excellent Bought this as part of my son's lifeguard certification program. He found it easy to use and very helpful...and passed all of his tests!
Date published: 2018-08-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by Fortunateone33 from Great learning tool We used this in our lifeguard training certification course this past two weeks. While it is informative there are some updated rescue techniques, especially extractions that are a bit unwieldy. The single arm pull puts too much strain on the wrist of the victim, as well as the responder. We had two incidents where victims were dropped hard onto the groun. Most every responder felt strain in their back and every victim felt strain on their wrist and/or fingers as they slipped away from the responder. If there are updated extraction methods I would appreciate a reply. The other issue that we are having is the expense of the book. If there is any way to offer discounts to non profits or students or on a certain number of book orders that would be welcomed. I know that many of the kids taking the class to certify as a guard had s hard time with the cost of the book. Thank you!
Date published: 2018-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by Mamawarden from Books arrived on time Books arrived on time and in perfect conditions. Easyvcompanybtoborder from.
Date published: 2018-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by Specks from A bit expensive but workable. Glad to be able to purchase things from the Red Cross.
Date published: 2018-05-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by RickZZZ from Needs some additional work Final exam lifeguard questions did not test the understanding of the main points of the text. Instead, questions centered around random factoids presented in the book, such as AFR's and trick questions where a single word is changed to throw off the reader from answering correctly.
Date published: 2018-05-14
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