SRJC Course Outlines

12/13/2019 10:30:54 PMKAQUA 21 Course Outline as of Fall 2017

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CATALOG INFORMATION

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

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled.506 min.Lab Scheduled8.75
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.50 Contact Total43.75
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 113.75 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  KINES 21

Catalog Description:
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Provides 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 (ARC) standards. Also meets the first aid, CPR and aquatic training requirements as specified by state code to be a lifeguard in California.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of KAQUA 1.3

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Provides 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 (ARC) standards. Also meets the first aid, CPR and aquatic training requirements as specified by state code to be a lifeguard in California.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of KAQUA 1.3
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

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

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Independently supervise an aquatics facility as a lifeguard.
2.  Demonstrate knowledge and ability to perform advanced water safety techniques.
3.  Identify and resolve potential facility and patron hazards in regards to safety.
 

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Identify the necessary skills and responsibilities of a professional lifeguard
2. Evaluate emergency action plans for aquatic facilities
3. Utilize current Emergency Medical Services (EMS) systems
4. Identify when to perform a primary survey
5. Recognize signs and symptoms of a heart attack/cardiac arrest, and how to care for victims
    who experience them
6. Recognize signs and symptoms of cardiovascular disease.
7. Perform infant, child, and two-rescuer Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
8. Assess appropriate rescue techniques
9. Assess heat and cold emergencies
10. Identify and apply child birth emergency procedures
11. Identify spinal injury procedures
12. Recognition of major body systems and structures
13. Control and stop life-threatening bleeding
14. Recognize the signs and symptoms of shock
15. Recognize the signs and symptoms of soft-tissue injuries
16. Assessing the signs and symptoms of musculoskeletal injuries
17. Demonstrate appropriate speed and endurance
18. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in preparation for the following certification exams:
    a. ARC certification in Lifeguard Training
    b. CPR certification for the Professional Rescuer
    c. Waterfront Lifeguard Training certification
     d. Title 22 First Aid for Public Safety Personnel certification

Topics and Scope
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I. Characteristics and responsibilities of a professional lifeguard
     A. Facility operations and aquatic injury prevention
    B. Surveillance techniques
II. Emergency action plans for aquatic facilities
III. Emergency medical services (EMS) system and the role and  responsibilities of professional
    rescuers within the EMS system
IV. How and when to perform a primary survey
     A. Adult breathing emergencies
    B. Child breathing emergencies
    C. Infant breathing emergencies
V. Signs and systems of a heart attack/cardiac arrest, and how to care for victims who experience
    them
VI. Risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
VII. Infant, child, and two-rescuer CPR
VIII. Water rescue techniques
IX. Heat and cold emergencies
X. Child birth emergencies
XI. Spinal injuries
XII. Major body systems/structures
XIII. Life-threatening bleeding
XIV. Signs, symptoms, and care
    A. Shock
     B. Soft-tissue injuries
    C. Musculoskeletal injuries
XV. Speed and endurance for water rescue
XVI. ARC certification in Lifeguard Training, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, Waterfront
    Lifeguard Training and Title 22 First Aid for Public Safety Personnel
 
All Topics are covered in both Lecture and Lab

Assignments:
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Lecture Related Assignments:
1. American Red Cross Video Analysis
    A. Lifeguarding Today
    B. CPR for the Professional Rescuer
    C. Community First Aid
    D. Emergency Response
2. Reading in American Red Cross Text Books
    A. Lifeguarding Today
    B. CPR for the Professional Rescuer
    C. Emergency Response
3. Lifeguard notebook
4. Written quizzes (2-4)
5. Multiple choice, true / false, essay, and performance exams
6. Situational problem solving
 
Lab Related Assignments:
1. Skill performance; first aid, CPR and aquatic rescue skills

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
10 - 20%
Lifeguard notebook
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Video analysis, situational problem solving
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Skill performances, first aid, CPR and aquatic rescue skills, performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Quizzes; Multiple choice, true/false, essay
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
30 - 40%
Participation and attendance


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Health & Safety Services: Emergency Response. American Red Cross. Staywell. 2009 (classic)
Lifeguarding. American Red Cross. Staywell. 2009 (classic)

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