Southeast Missouri State University

The American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program helps participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies. The courses in this program teach skills that participants need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. This course includes CPR/AED for both Adults and Children. If interested in CPR for Infants, please contact the Student Aquatic Center (573) 651-2290 to add that portion to one of the following classes listed below.

Session 1:
Instructor:
Paul Kettenbach
Date:
Sunday, September 14, 2014 from 12pm-4pm
Fee:
$45 Students/$80 Non-Students

Session 2:
Instructor:
Paul Kettenbach
Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 5pm-9pm
Fee: $45 Students/$80 Non-Students

Session 3:
Instructor:
Paul Kettenbach
Date: Sunday, November 16, 2014 from 12pm-4pm
Fee: $45 Students/$80 Non-Students

This course uses American Red Cross instruction to train instructor candidates to teach the following American Red Cross courses.

  • Lifeguarding
  • Waterfront Lifeguarding
  • Waterpark Lifeguarding
  • Shallow Water Attendant
  • CPR/AEDfor Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers
  • First Aid
  • Administering Emergency Oxygen
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Training: Preventing Disease Transmission

This course prepares instructor candidates to use course and presentation materials, conduct training sessions and evaluates the progress of candidates in a professional-level course. This is a 26 hour course.

Course Prerequisites

  • Be at least 17 years of age on or before the last day of the instructor course.
  • Possess a current American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certificate or equivalent from another organization.
  • Successfully complete the Online Session for the Lifeguarding Instructor course.
  • Successfully complete the Precourse session.
  • Obtain course materials before starting the first classroom session of the instructor course.

Session 1:
Instructor:
Chad Sierman
Dates:
Friday, March 27, 2015 from 5-9pm
Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 8am-6pm
Sunday, March 29, 2015 from 8am-6pm
Fee: $200 Students/$250 Non-Students

This course uses American Red Cross instruction in basic lifeguarding skills. The purpose of this course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) take over. Skills of water rescue will also be taught emphasizing pool lifeguarding only. Lifeguarding courses are conducted by American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructors. This is a 26 hour course.

Course Prerequisites

  • Be at least 15 years of age on or before the final scheduled session of the course.
  • Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs, with hands placed under the armpits. The head must stay above the surface of the water.
  • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards (the face may be in or out of the water), surface dive, feet-first or head first, to a depth of 7-10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface of the water. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps. This is a timed event and must be completed within 1 minute and 40 seconds. Goggles are not allowed for this event.

*Participants will need to contact the Student Aquatic Center (573-651-2290) to set-up a time to come in and complete the course Prerequisites prior to the beginning of class.

Session 1:
Instructor:
Paul Kettenbach
Dates:
Friday, September 5, 2014 from 4-9pm
Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 8am-7pm
Sunday, September 7, 2014 from 8am-7pm
Fee:
$175 Students/$200 Non-Students

Session 2:
Instructor:
Paul Kettenbach
Dates:
Friday, November 7, 2014 from 4-9pm
Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 8am-7pm
Sunday, November 9, 2014 from 8am-7pm
Fee:
$175 Students/$200 Non-Students

Session 3:
Instructor:
Paul Kettenbach
Dates:
Friday, February 20, 2015 from 4-9pm
Saturday, February 21, 2015 from 8am-7pm
Sunday, February 22, 2015 from 8am-7pm
Fee:
$175 Students/$200 Non-Students

Session 4:
Instructor: Paul Kettenbach
Dates:
Friday, March 27, 2015 from 4-9pm
Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 8am-7pm
Sunday, March 29, 2015 from 8am-7pm
Fee: $175 Students/$200 Non-Students

Session 5:
Instructor: Paul Kettenbach
Dates:
Friday, April 24, 2015 from 4-9pm
Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 8am-7pm
Sunday, April 26, 2015 from 8am-7pm
Fee: $175 Students/$200 Non-Students

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