Shallow Water Lifeguarding
Provides entry-level participants the knowledge and skills to prevent recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies in shallow water up to 5 feet and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over Prerequisites: Minimum age: 15 years; Swim 100 yards continuously; Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs; Complete a timed event within 50 seconds by starting in the water swim 20 yards Submerge to a depth of 4 to 5 feet to retrieve a10-pound object Return to the surface and walk or swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and exit the water without using steps or a ladder.More Details
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The American Red Cross has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102. The following courses and presentations qualify for CEUs under IACET guidelines:
|Course:||Contact Hours:||CEUs Awarded:|
|Shallow Water Lifeguarding||24.0||2.4|
|Blended Learning: Shallow Water Lifeguarding||25.5||2.6|
|Shallow Water Lifeguarding Review||12.0||1.2|
|Blended Learning - Lifeguarding||27.0||2.7|
|Waterfront Skills Module||5.5||0.6|
|Waterpark Skills Module||3.5||0.4|
|Online Lifeguard Management||3.5||0.4|