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International Lifeguard Training Program (Revised)

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    2007
    ISBN: 9781449628963
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    Third Edition
    ISBN: 9781449628963

Ellis & Associates

Lifeguarding is a challenging and rewarding job. As a lifeguard, you are responsible for the safety and welfare of your quests in an aquatic facility. It is critical that you learn lifesaving skills the right way!

Ellis & Associates’
International Lifeguard Training Program (ILTP)™ provides the highest level of lifeguard training. Lifeguards who complete the ILTP™ program have safety and service skills that far exceed current industry standards. This leads to superior performances and the development of lifeguards who have the ability to protect both guests and themselves. E&A licensed lifeguards consistently demonstrate their excellence through their accountability, professionalism, competency, and service. The E&A International Lifeguard Training Program™ guidelines have revolutionized the aquatic safety industry, and are continuing to set new and higher standards worldwide.  

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nternational Lifeguard Training Program™, Revised Third Edition clearly and effectively presents the critical skills and techniques of the ILTP™ program. You will progress smoothly through the International Lifeguard Training Program™ aided by the textbook’s colorful and informative photographs, illustrations, and flowcharts. Essential lifeguarding skills such as critical thinking, decision making, communication, and teamwork are emphasized throughout the textbook.


Table of Contents
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction

PART 1: LIFEGUARDING RESPONSIBILITIES
   Ch 1 Lifeguard Accountability and Professionalism
   Ch 2 Awareness and Recognition
   Ch 3 Reacting to an Emergency
   Ch 4 Rule Enforcement, Guest Relations, and Additional Responsibilities

PART 2: RESPONSING TO EMERGENCIES
   Ch 5 Guest on the Surface – Breathing
   Ch 6 Rescue Breathing and Airway Management
   Ch 7 CPR & AED
   Ch 8 Supplemental Oxygen Support
   Ch 9 Guest on the Surface – Not Breathing
   Ch 10 Submerged Guest
   Ch 11 Spinal Cord Management

PART 3: LIFEGUARDS AS FIRST RESPONDERS
   Ch 12 Handling Risks
   Ch 13 Injuries and Medical Emergencies

PART 4: OPEN WATER LIFEGUARDING
   Ch 14 Open Water Lifeguarding

Appendix A
Sample Emergency Action Plans (EAPs)

Appendix B
Sample Rescue Flow Charts

Glossary of Key Terms
Index

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