PHED 1293 – Introductory Aquatic Lifesaving

(3 credits – TG) 3 hours lecture

Students will learn techniques of first aid, artificial respiration and other emergency care procedures required to assist a victim of an aquatic emergency. Students will also learn and perfect life saving skills related to water rescue. The Lifesaving Society Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross Awards will be available to students who successfully meet all evaluation criteria.

Prerequisite: Students must be comfortable in deep water and be able to swim 200 metres continuously.

Note: Students will be responsible for payment of fees to outside organizations when the issue of a certificate involves a fee.

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