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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 14.
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
Rated 5 out of 5 by instructorK from Easy to use The 2017 manual is a great update to the material and it's easy for students to reference.
Date published: 2018-05-02
Rated 3 out of 5 by gem_walker from Good product, late delivery I bought this and when it arrived, it was a good product; however, it arrived too late so I wasn't able to use it for the life-guarding class I took like I'd originally planned. However, it was overall a pretty good product. I liked it, very official and informative.
Date published: 2018-04-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by Readerchic99 from Lifeguard manual-American Red Cross Excellent preparation for lifeguard, CPR, first aid, and EMR training. This book is clear, easy to understand, and thorough. It offers testing opportunities to assess retention of material. I highly recommend this book for anyone serious about superior performance.
Date published: 2018-03-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by Palone from Better color We bought these to teach a class and it makes it easier for the students to understand when they read for themselves
Date published: 2018-03-21
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