Rhode Island Lifeguard Training


PHED 1440 – Lifeguard Training r.2012 (Red Cross)

Course Description from catalog

TO VIEW THE  LIFEGUARD COURSE OFFERINGS:

  1. Go to Available Courses
  2. Click “Search by subject, day, time and site”
  3. Select Term
  4. Lifeguard Course is listed under “Physical Education(PHED)”
  5. Campus should be “Flanagan”
  6. Click “Class Search”
  7. Text: Lifeguard Training

Class Times:  (Each course listed is a separate and complete course)

Course Semester/Dates Day Time
Lifeguard Training (Fall and Spring Semesters) Tuesdays 4:00-6:30 pm
Lifeguard Training Summer #1
CRN# 20526
May 2-4, 2014 Friday
Sat/Sun
4:00-10 pm
8a-8p
Lifeguard Training Summer #2
CRN# 21604
May 9-11, 2014 Friday
Sat/Sun
4:00-10 pm
8a-8p
Lifeguard Training Summer #3
CRN# 22292
May 16-18, 2014 Friday
Sat/Sun
4:00-10 pm
8a-8p
Lifeguard Training Summer #4
CRN# 22359
May 30-June 1, 2014  Friday
Sat/Sun
4:00-10 pm
8a-8p
Lifeguard Training Summer #5
CRN# 22523
June 6-8, 2014 Friday
Sat/Sun
4:00-10 pm
8a-8p

TO REGISTER FOR THE LIFEGUARD COURSE:

  1. If you have taken credit courses at CCRI prior, you can login to your MyCCRI Account and register
  2. If you have never taken classes at CCRI prior, you must register in person.
  3. If you are a high school student you will need the High School Enrichment Form

Fees:  Link to College fees

Instructor:

Kevin S. Salisbury

Office: Athletic Fieldhouse, Flanagan Campus

Tel: 401.333.7324

Office Hours: By appointment (usually in office 45 minutes prior to class)

Prerequisites: (administered during first hour of class)

  1. Must be 15 Years old.
  2. Swim 300 yards continuously using crawl stroke and breaststroke.
  3. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7-10 feet, retrieve 10-pound object, return to surface, swim 20 yards back with your face out of the water to the starting point with
    the object and exit the water without using ladders or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
  4. Tread water for 2 minutes with legs only.  (Hands must remain in both armpits)
  5. These skills must be met in order to remain in the course.
Session Content
Pre Pre-course Testing, Preventing Disease Transmission (Handout for Bloodbourne)
1 The Professional Lifeguard and Facility Safety
2 Facility Safety, Patron Surveillance and Injury Prevention
3 Injury Prevention and Rescue Skills Part 1
4 Rescue Skills Part 2
5 Before Providing Care, Victim Assessment and Breathing Emergencies
6 Cardiac Emergencies and Using an AED
7 First Aid
8 Caring for Head, Neck, and Back injuries
9 Final Written Exam and Final Skill Scenarios
 ACTUAL LIFEGUARD RESCUES
Student
Evaluation
Attend all class sessionsSuccessfully complete two exams with an 80% on eachSuccessfully complete final skills scenarioPerform all critical skills necessary
Certificate
Validity
Lifeguard Training, CPR, AED and First Aid, and Bloodbourne Pathogens – 2 years

 

Student Conduct

Students should also refer to the following web page for a complete description of Classroom/Conduct rules and regulations.  You are expected to know them and abide by them.

Violation of any of these rules (including those in the Student Disciplinary Code) may result in discipline that could include expulsion from this course.

http://www.ccri.edu/campuspolice/policies.shtml

http://www.ccri.edu/Advising/Student_Services/handbook.shtml

Students with Special Needs

Any student with a documented disability may arrange reasonable accommodations.  As part of this process, students are encouraged to contact the office of Disability Services for Students as early in the semester as possible.

 

LIFEGUARDS INTERESTED IN RI STATE LIFEGUARD POSITIONS AT BEACHES, PONDS, AND LAKES

If a participant passes this course and wishes to work at a RI State Beach, Pond, or Lake, they must take a separate test that is administered by the State of Rhode Island.  You must bring your certifications that you receive from this Lifeguarding Course to the State test.  If you are under the age of 18 a parent or guardian must be with you in order to take the test.  The link to the test dates are below.

Rhode Island State Lifeguard Information – Tests and Dates

 

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Lifeguard Instructor Course

Text: Lifeguard Training, American Red

Instructor: Kevin S. Salisbury

Office: Athletic Fieldhouse, Flanagan Campus

Tel: 401.333.7324

Office
Hours:
By appointment (usually in office 45 minutes prior to class)

 

Prerequisites:

  1. Must be 17 Years old.
  2. Possess a current certification in Lifeguarding/CPR/AED/First Aid.
  3. Successfully complete the Online Session to the course.
  4. Successfully complete the Precourse Session.
  5. Obtain the Lifeguard Instructor’s Manual and the participant manual.

To Register:  Contact Kevin Salisbury at 401. 333.7324

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United States Lifeguard Standards Coalition

Here is a list of information that may be helpful:

Here is a list of several online aquatic communities:

 

 

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