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It only references chapter numbers. In the waterfront lifeguard training section it does not even give chapters and the lecture skips around many different participant manual pages. Below are page numbers to write in your manual, some notes on other references, and in some cases, why I wrote the notes.
I had the assistance of three other Red Cross lifeguard instructors, one of whom is also an L. All of us have been Waterfront Lifeguard instructors and volunteered at triathlons.
The copyrightedreleased American Red Cross Lifeguarding Manual does not reference skills sheet page numbers at the pages about each subject. I would like to suggest that instructors also write the notes at write in your Red Cross Lifeguarding Manual in their copies of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Manual.
At page Page at the bottom of the page, I ask my lifeguard candidates to write: Some of them have countered that there is a substance like Crazy Glue used in surgeries, to which I say, surgeries are very clean and. I write the participants manual page number in the long, narrow column to the left of the section I am lecturing from so I can send people to that page during the lecture. I suggest you cross reference these as you write them in, in case you disagree with what page should be referenced.
I also included items worth mentioning, many of which are quotes from the copyrightedissuedFirst Aid for Public Safety Personnel California Title 22 lectures. Some other notes are to help students better understand things that previous students have been confused about, or just links to info not covered in a lifeguarding manual that previous students have appreciated knowing about.
Page 72 at the top, perhaps there is a typographical error. Page 78, at the top, write: Page 93, second box, write: Page 94, at the top write: Page 96, second box, write: Pagesecond box, write: In the participants manual, Page includes calling Your students also might be interested to know in a lot of Canada you can dial in an emergency just like in the U.
See this list from the U. Department of State and double check when you get there:. In the participants manual, page has info on Critical Incident Stress. OSHA has more info at: Turn the victim faceup by pulling the arm down and then back up toward the surface draw a U. Pagein my copy of the book, there seems to be some typos. Kevlar gloves are puncture resistant. Nitrile gloves are resistant to most moderate chemicals. If you must use latex, touch victim as little as possible until you know if they are allergic to latex.
Never pour undiluted bleach straight from the bottle onto spills of blood, urine, sputum or vomit. Dangerous levels of toxic chlorine nitrous oxide gases could result. In the participants manual, Page includes hepatitis vaccinations.
Generally, the vaccinations you got as a child will protect you the rest of your life, with a few exceptions. An adult recommended vaccinations schedule is at http: Shout-tap-shout is on page It could be worth mentioning to students that unconsciousness and being asleep are not the same.
Participatn, you can be awake and only partially conscious. In the participants manual, Page has info on administering epinephrine.
Amnual and Drug Administration FDA has made updates to the patient instructions for epinephrine auto-injectors:.
Write this in your Lifeguarding Instructor’s Manual – Mary Donahue
Hold leg firmly lifeguardinv injection. Lacerations, bent needles, and embedded needles have been reported when EpiPen and EpiPen Jr have been injected into the thigh of young children who are uncooperative and kick or move during lifegiarding injection.
If you are not including an Oxygen Administration course with the lifeguard cert, now could be a good time to point out the info on pagesand encourage learning these skills in another class.
As you finish chapter 6, students might wonder why you skipped Escapes and in-water ventilations, so tell them in advance of their asking that these skills will be covered later. On the same page llfeguarding the student manual about shock,hemostatic dressings are mentioned.
It could be worthwhile to tell students that to stay effective, hemostatic dressings require continuous direct pressure at the source of the bleeding until controlled. In my waterfront lifeguard class we talk about gloving up to clean up the sand at a beach each morning.
We talk about the occasional need to look for used needles when you rake the sand. While on patrol along the beach at Garden Key on the afternoon of December 18th, ranger Tim Morrison discovered a stainless steel object approximately four inches long lying in the sand.
Initial examination indicated that the object was possibly the nozzle to an air compressor hose. Morrison lifdguarding the object in his pants pocket and continued working the rest of his shift. Later that evening, he removed the object from his pocket to re-examine it. After looking it over, he set it down on a table, at which point it detonated. The discharge of what was later determined to be a.
After several hours of surgery, doctors where able to clean and close the wound.
A day later, Morrison was released by the hospital. The bang stick broke down into two parts by unscrewing it.
Inside one part was a firing pin and spring; inside the other was the an empty casing to a. It only takes approximately two pounds of pressure to set one off and is usually used in conjunction with a long rod or stick. The lfieguarding, when not attached to a stick, looks very benign. Morrison hopes this information prevents such an unfortunate incident from happening to anyone else. On light colored sand a light skinned person might not be that visible, but their dark swimsuit or dark hair could be, or vice-versa dark skin and a yellow bathing suit, for example.
Sorry, little spare time. As I have the time I will complete this webpage, but the waterpark skills pages are not at the top of my to-do list. Lifeguard Training FAQS has advice on how to pass the prerequisite swim tests that you lifeguzrding pass on to potential students.
A sun protection factor SPF of 15 means you can supposedly stay in the sun 15 times as long as without using it, but it rarely works that well. If you are worried about getting too much sun you should be using sunscreen of 30 or even 60 regularly, not just at the pool.
Write this in your Lifeguarding Instructor’s Manual
Read the instructions, do they say you have to wait 30 minutes after applying the sunscreen before you can get in the pool? Most kinds will wash right off and just make an oil slick in the pool if you apply them right before getting in. I use a brand that allows me to get in the pool right away. Lifeguard training students should remove all participajtbut manial least those that protrude from your body example: Read body piercings and maunal to help you determine which piercings you will remove: How to pass a Red Lifeguaridng test has the advice I give my students before an exam.
Some of these are designed for an in-service training project, or just as additional training resources. Photos of lifeguards on duty who were not ready to rescue. Should lifeguards wear cowboy boots? See Enforcing Rules, page 93 and Communication with Patrons and a list of rules on page 92 of the Lifeguarding Manual.
Preventative Lifeguarding has notes from various staff manuals, personal experiences and the Red Cross texts. Tips for guarding open water swims. First Aid for Public Safety Personnel study guide. Neighborhood Watch applied to swim centers. Is your facility user friendly for all your customers? The copyrightedreleased American Red Cross Lifeguarding Manual is available for a free download at: On page 66 lifeeguarding box at the top left hand side, write: Just because someone is a friend or relative, consent is not implied for them.
Page 95, first box, write: Department of State and double check when you get there: In the participants manual, Page Bloodborne pathogens does not cover ebola. Food and Drug Administration FDA has made updates to the patient instructions for epinephrine auto-injectors: Test a little before you use any manua, some people are allergic to some kinds.
Neighborhood Watch applied to swim centers A collection of pool rules to choose from is at: