A 44-hour First Aid Course for Lifeguards

A 44-hour First Aid Course for Lifeguards

A First Aid course for lifeguards is an integral part of their training.
There are plenty dangers at the pool, such as drowning, dehydration, fractures, myocardial infarction (heart attack), unconsciousness, cardiac arrest, etc.
Therefore, lifeguards muThe responsibility of a Lifeguard is to protect the safety of swimmers at the beach or pool. 

st be trained and have the tools necessary to provide First Aid treatment until a certified medical staff.
In the 44-hour First Aid Course for Lifeguards, lifeguards will learn about possible emergencies and practice primary medical assistance.
For instance, they will be able to provide CPR, primary response to medical emergencies, trauma (bandaging, splitting, back-board strapping, etc.).
Trainees who met the course requirements will be awarded a First Aid Certificate at the end of the course.

 

 

Contents Subject
1. What is First Aid and what is it for?

2. What the FAP (first aid provider) can and cannot do

Introduction to First Aid
Basic knowledge of the human body’s structure and its fundamental life processes Principles of Anatomy
Elaboration on the structure and processes of the body’s three most vital systems:

1.      The nervous system

2.      The respiratory system

3.      The cardiovascular system (circulation)

Anatomy and Physiology of Life’s Triumvirate
What is an emergency and what role does the first aid provider play when on the scene in an emergency situation? Medical Emergencies
Basic first aid life-saving techniques BLS (basic life support)
1.      Child CPR: model demonstration

2.      Infant CPR: model demonstration

3.      Adult CPR: theory + drill

4.      Child CPR: theory + drill

5.      Infant CPR: theory + drill

6.      Use of defibrillator + drill

CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation)
1.      What is disease?

2.      First aid for patients with medical conditions in emergency situations

Introduction to Disease
1.      Asthma/COPD

2.      Hyperventilation

Respiratory Disease and Emergencies
Techniques for dislodging foreign objects from airway Choking
First aid for hypothermia, heatstroke, and dehydration Climate Injuries
1.      Bleeding

2.      Injuries to gut and extremities

Injuries to Cardiovascular System
First aid for venomous and non-venomous bites and sting victims Stings and Bites
First aid for ingestion of poisonous substances Poisoning
First aid for:

1.      Breaks

2.      Fractures

3.      Sprains

4.      Dislocations

Skeletal Injuries
First aid for the most prevalent types of emergency situations in the customer’s daily life Enrichment in Areas Relevant to the Customer
Feedback on the quality of instruction and the instructor with regards to study methods and content as to all resuscitation and first aid topics that were learned Feedback on the Training
Theory exam on all of the resuscitation and first aid topics that were learned Theory Exam
Practical exam on all of the resuscitation and first aid topics that were learned Practical Exam
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