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