The Professional Lifeguard
Facility Safety
Surveillance & Recognition
Lifeguard Skills 1
Lifeguard Skills 2
100

Before providing care to a conscious victim, you need to get what?

Consent

100

PPE stands for & includes...

Personal Protection Equipment 

-Gloves

-Resuscitation Mask (Pocket Mask)

-Gowns

-Safety Goggles

-Sheilds

100

EAP

Emergency Action Plan

100

A primary assessment includes checking for what? 

Pulse and signs of breathing

100

If a victim is unconscious and facing you, what rescue should you use.  

Passive front


200

Primary responsibility of a Lifeguard 

Keeping patrons safe by preventing problems from happening.



200

What 2 pieces of Safety Equipment should a lifeguard always have attached to them?

Hip Pack and Rescue Tube

200

How long should it take you to recognize and get to a victim in the water?

<= 30 seconds


200
After what step would you check a victim's mouth for an object when treating a choking victim who has gone unconscious?

After giving 30 chest compressions

200

Name of respiratory noises a person makes while receiving CPR

agonal breathing

300

The legal concept that a lifeguard has the duty to act

Good Samaritan Law

300

What pieces of safety equipment (excluding hip pack and rescue tube) are also available for saves at State Gym? Must name 3

Backboard

Shepard Hook

First Aid Box

Ring Buoy

AED

300

What are 2 types of DROWNING victims? 

Active/Passive


300

Entry you use when you are more than 5 feet above the deck of the pool.

Compact Jump

300

Adult AED pads used on a very small child should be placed where?

middle of chest and middle of back

400

3 things that make up an unprofessional Lifeguard

-Leaving lifeguard station while on duty

- Use of phone and other electronic devices while on duty

-Poor posture 

-Not in proper uniform 

-Not carrying rescue equipment/holding equipment incorrectly 

-Use of drugs and/or alcohol 

-Negligence

400

What are the two types of pool coverage?

Zone and Total

400

A distressed swimmer might have difficulty doing what?

Making progress moving in the water


400

If a patron has a head, neck or spinal injury what water entry method should you use?  

Slide-in



400

Two lifeguards giving CPR to a child or infant should give compressions and ventilations at a ratio of what?

15:2

500

If a lifeguard quit giving care to a victim before it was appropriate to do so, that guard would be guilty of what?

Abandonment

500

S.A.M.P.L.E.

What is Signs & Symptoms, Allergies, Medications, Pertinent Past Medical History, Last Oral Intake, Events leading up to the Incident?

500

A dangerous behavior that could affect a swimmer.

Breath holding contests

Hyperventilating then swimming long distance under water

500

What is agonal breathing?

Sporadic, shallow breathing that is not normal. Gasping for breath

500
T in F.A.S.T (Specifics)

Time it takes to call someone 

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