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Lifeguarding
LIFEGUARDING
CLASS CODE: PE 264 CREDITS:  3 FEE:  $4.00
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: EXERCISE & SPORTS SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: To instruct students to Receive American Red Cross Certification in lifeguard training and CPR. The course gives full certification needed to lifeguard at pools, lakes, and reservoirs.
TAUGHT: Winter, Summer, Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS:
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: The student will:
1. Learn and exhibit skills and knowledge needed as a lifeguard: rescues, CPR for Professional Rescuer, AED essentials, oxygen administration, first aid, and disease prevention
2. Gain and exhibit a professional attitude
3. Develop emotionally and socially through interactions of class
4. Be able to swim at least 500 yards before enrolling in class
REQUIREMENTS: The student will:
1. Attend class and participate.
2. Learn through discussion, videos, individual help, demonstrations, scenarios, task groups
3. Receive individual assistance
4. Pass skill tests and written exams
PREREQUISITES: At least 15 years of age. Able to swim at least 500 yards. Good strong breast stroke kick or scissor kick. Strong swimming skills.
OTHER: 1. BYU-I clothing required
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2004