PEES 2191 Lifeguarding

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PED 49.1.
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1 hour recitation, 2 hours activity, 2 hours supervised field experience; 3 credits

Skills and knowledge necessary to provide a safe aquatic environment at a lakefront or pool; entry level requirement for beach lifeguarding. Organizational and administrative practices. Supervised internship as lifeguard at Brooklyn College pool. Students successfully completing this course may be eligible to apply for American Red Cross Lifeguard certification.

Prerequisite: permission of the department chairperson; and a current American Red Cross certificate for first aid and for cardiopulmonary resuscitation; and the ability to swim continuously 500 yards.


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