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e-Book StarGuard With Web Resource-4th Edition: Best Practices for Lifeguards download

e-Book StarGuard With Web Resource-4th Edition: Best Practices for Lifeguards download

by Jill White

ISBN: 0736098356
ISBN13: 978-0736098359
Language: English
Publisher: Human Kinetics; 4 edition (February 22, 2012)
Pages: 264
Category: Schools and Teaching
Subategory: Learning

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Jill E. White founded the Starfish Aquatics Institute in 1999 with the mission to reduce drowning and save lives by providing reputable, responsive aquatic safety training programs to the public. She has consistently been named one of the Top 25 Most Influential People in Aquatics by Aquatics International magazine. In 2010 she received the prestigious Al Turner Memorial Commitment to Excellence Award from the World Waterpark Association.

StarGuard: Best Practices for Lifeguards provides specific strategies for decision making.

These proven best practices will be presented throughout this book and summarized at the end of each chapter

Jill E. White Starfish Aquatics Institute. The Web addresses cited in this text were current as of November 2005, unless otherwise noted. These proven best practices will be presented throughout this book and summarized at the end of each chapter. It is also important for you to understand the overall objective and goal of what you are trying to achieve by using the best practices. These, too, are summarized at the end of each chapter.

The text integrates the American Heart Association 2005 Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care, which include recommendations for first aid treatment.

Excellent guide for lifeguard certifications - Also accompanying the text is a new web resource containing over 80 interactive multimedia learning activities to assist readers in developing their knowledge. A list of chapter-related learning activities in the web resource concludes each chapter.

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The fourth edition of StarGuard: Best Practices for Lifeguards assists lifeguard candidates in preventing, recognizing, and responding to water emergencies in pool, water park, and waterfront settings. Combined with hands-on, scenario-based training sessions taught by authorized StarGuard instructors, the updated text and accompanying web resource teach the essentials of lifeguarding: prevention, surveillance, response and rescue, emergency care, and workplace safety and professionalism.

Focusing on specific strategies for decision making, StarGuard: Best Practices for Lifeguards, Fourth Edition, offers an integrated approach to lifeguard training:

• Strategies for reducing risk at recreational aquatic venues

• Strategies for identifying distress and drowning

• Physical and decision-making skills necessary for response and rescue, including details on performing land-based assists and water-based rescues

• Emergency care skills necessary in the event of a drowning, injury, or illness, including suspected spinal injuries

• Adapting lifeguarding skills to special situations, such as single-guard facilities, wilderness settings, special events, or working with disabled individuals

• Expectations for professional behavior and performance

• Strategies for minimizing the risk of workplace injury

The updated fourth edition contains the latest research on best practices in lifeguarding and lifesaving, including the most current CPR/AED and first aid content based on the American Heart Association 2010 Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. Readers will also find new information on victim recognition, when and how to initiate a systematic method of emergency response, adapting CPR and rescue skills for an unresponsive drowning victim, and workplace safety. Integrating each of these components into an experiential methodology of training lifeguards is a hallmark of the StarGuard certification program.

The fourth edition also includes several new and improved learning features. Learning objectives appear at the beginnng of each chapter, and key skills and knowledge are highlighted in Best Practices sidebars throughout the text. Skill guides with clear descriptions and photos offer a concise reference for the proper performance of the physical skills of lifeguarding. Knowledge Into Practice sections assist readers in applying concepts in on-the-job situations. In addition, readers can learn more about key competency requirements and performance expectations in each chapter’s On the Job section. Also accompanying the text is a new web resource containing over 80 interactive multimedia learning activities to assist readers in developing their knowledge. A list of chapter-related learning activities in the web resource concludes each chapter.

From surveillance techniques to prevention and emergency care, StarGuard: Best Practices for Lifeguards, Fourth Edition, covers all aspects of lifeguarding in an easy-to-understand format. Together, the textbook, online resource, and hands-on training course prepare lifeguards with the decision-making, emergency response, first aid, and lifesaving skills necessary for preventing water emergencies and saving lives.

Comments:
Joni_Dep
Quick shipping, book was exactly as described.

Gavikelv
Excellent condition!

Duktilar
I received the book quickly, but was disappointed that the pictures are not in color. I would expect a lifeguarding manual from a major company to be in color.

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