SRJC Course Outlines

10/27/2021 12:46:22 PMPHYED 21 Course Outline as of Fall 2005

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  PHYED 21Title:  LIFEGUARD TRAINING  
Full Title:  Lifeguard Training
Last Reviewed:3/15/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.50Lab Scheduled2.001 min.Lab Scheduled35.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 140.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  34 - 4 Enrollments Total
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  PE 6

Catalog Description:
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To provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies to help sustain life, reduce pain, and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until more advanced medical help can arrive.  This course adheres to American Red Cross standards and meets the first aid, CPR and aquatic training requirements as specified by code to be a lifeguard in the State of California.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of KAQUA 1.3 ( or PHYED 12.3 or PE 2.4 or PE 101.5)

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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To provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies to help sustain life, reduce paid, and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until more advanced medical help can arrive.  This course adheres to American Red Cross standards and meets the first aid, CPR and aquatic training requirements as specified by code to be a lifeguard in the State of California.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of KAQUA 1.3 ( or PHYED 12.3 or PE 2.4 or PE 101.5)
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:34 - 4 Enrollments Total

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 1991Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 1991Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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I.  Upon completion of this course the student will:
   A.  Become aware of the role, characteristics and responsibility
       of a professional lifeguard and guidelines for interacting
       with public.
   B.  Become familiar with the lifeguard's role in facility
       operations and aquatic injury prevention.
   C.  Become familiar with the surveillance techniques a lifeguard
       is required to have and how these techniques can help prevent
       injury at the facility.
   D.  Become familiar with the function of an emergency action plan
       and how to take appropriate action in an emergency.
   E.  Become aware of the EMS system and with the role and
       responsibilities of professional rescuers within the EMS
       system.
   F.  Learn how and when to perform a primary survey and how to
       respond to a breathing emergency in an adult, in a child, and
       in an infant.
   G.  Learn how to care for an infant, a child or an adult with an
       obstructed airway and the advantages of using a resuscitation
       mask and the bag-valve-mast resuscitator (BVM) to ventilate a
       nonbreathing victim.
   H.  Learn the signs and systems of a heart attact/cardiac arrest,
       how to care for victims who experience them, how to identify
       and reduce risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
   I.  Learn how to perform infant, child, and two-rescuer CPR.
   J.  Become familiar with the steps of a rescue including learning
       how to use a rescue tube, how to enter the water, how to
       approach a victim, how to rescue at or near the surface, and
       how to approach a victim, how to rescue a victim at or near
       the surface, and how to perform a multiple-victim rescue.
   K.  Learn how to recognize and care for victims of injuries and
       sudden illness, poisoning, drug abuse, heat and cold
       emergencies, and emergency childbirth.
   L.  Become aware of common causes of aquatic spinal injuries, the
       signs and symptoms of possible spinal injuries, and how to
       provide care for victims with spinal injuries.
   M.  Identify guidelines that ensure personal safety and the safety
       of others at an emergency scene.
   N.  Identify major body systems/structures and explain how they
       interrelate.
   O.  Recognize life-threatening bleeding and demonstrate proper
       care for controlling it.
   P.  Recognize the signs and symptoms of shock and describe how to
       minimize the effects of shock.
   Q.  Recognize the signs and symptoms of soft-tissue injuries and
       demonstrate the proper care for open and closed wounds,
       thermal burns, electrical burns, chemical burns, and embedded
       objects (including bandaging techniques).
   R.  Recognize the signs and symptoms of musculoskeletal injuries
       and describe/demonstrate proper care (including rigid, soft,
       and anatomic splitting).
   S.  Describe/demonstrate how to safely rescue victims on land or
       in the water.
   T.  Describe conditions that affect surveillance at a swimming
       pool and waterfront.
   U.  Describe the skills used in special rescue situations such as
       missing person procedures, search for a SCUBA diver, cold
       water rescue.
   V.  Demonstrate specific rescue skills for swimming pools and
       waterfront facilities.
   W.  Develop students speed and endurance.
   X.  Receive ARC certification in Lifeguard Training.  CPR for the
       Professional Rescuer, Waterfront Lifeguard Training and Title
       22 First Aide for Public Safety Personnel.

Topics and Scope
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I.      The Professional Lifeguard
       A.      Introduction to Lifeguarding
       B.      Characteristics and Responsibilities of a Lifeguard
       C.      Interacting with the Public
       D.      Responsibilities of Management
II.     Preventing Aquatic Injury
       A.      Patron and Facility Surveillance
       B.      Emergency Procedures
       C.      Emergency Action Plans
       D.      Victim Recognition
III.    CPR for the Professional Rescuer
IV.     Emergency Water Rescue Skills
V.      Basic First Aid
VI.     First Responder/Priorities of Care
VII.    General Injuries - Identification and Care
VIII.   Specific Injuries - Identification and Care
IX.     Medical Emergencies
X.      Special Populations and Situations
XI.     Spinal Injury Management
XII.    Responsibilities After and Emergency
XIII.   Waterfront Lifeguarding Module
XIV.    Final Written Exams
XV.     Final Skills Scenarios

Assignments:
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American Red Cross Videos
       1.      Lifeguarding Today
       2.      CPR for the Professional Rescuer
       3.      Community First Aide
       4.      Emergency Response
Reading in American Red Cross Text Books
       1.      Lifeguarding Today
       2.      CPR for the Professional Rescuer
       3.      Emergency Response

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 30%
Identify signs & symptoms of illnesses and injury
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Class performances, Performance exams, First Aid, CPR and Aquatic Rescue Skills Recomm.
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
True/false
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
30 - 50%
ATTENDANCE


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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American Red Cross Text Books
       1.      Lifeguarding Today
       2.      CPR for the Professional Rescuer
       3.      Emergency Response
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