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PHE 259 - Lifesaving and Water Rescue

1 credit hour - Two hours weekly; one term.
Techniques and practice of lifesaving, CPR and water rescue for individuals interested in guarding at a swimming pool. High school students wishing to take this course for credit must meet concurrent enrollment requirements. Lab fee $10.

Note: Candidate must be 16 years of age, swim 500 yards continuously, using these strokes in the following order; 200 yards of front crawl using rhythmic breathing, 100 yards of breaststroke, 200 yards of either front crawl or breaststroke, and swim 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface and swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object.