Aquatics: Lifeguard Certification / CPR

Lifeguard & Recertification Classes:  Lifeguard Classes

YWCA of High Point is an Authorized Provider of the following American Red Cross Certified Courses

Professional Responder Level

Lifeguarding* (15+ years old)
Ideal for lifeguards working at traditional pools. The course teaches professionalism, patron and facility surveillance, victim recognition, equipment-based rescues, and caring for head, neck and back injuries.
31.25 hours

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer teaches students to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants, use an AED on an adult or child victim of cardiac arrest and use personal protective equipment to stop bloodborne pathogens and other diseases from spreading.

Administering Emergency Oxygen gives participants the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to a victim of a breathing emergency using breathing devices, including resuscitation masks, bag-valve-mask resuscitators (BVMs) and emergency oxygen.

Preventing Disease Transmission a two-hour training module for employers and employees who, while on the job, may be exposed to blood or other body fluids that could cause infection. Employers may offer this program as part of their compliance with OSHA regulations. Available in English and Spanish.

Community Classes:
From CPR, first aid and automated external defibrillator (AED) training to injury prevention courses, bloodborne pathogens training and community disaster education, you can team up with the most trusted name in health and safety training for nearly a century - the American Red Cross and the YWCA. The YWCA offers Red Cross courses that are complete, flexible programs that help you, your family and your community stay prepared for virtually any life-threatening situation. Build the program that works for you using our modular curriculum.

First Aid/CPR/AED for Schools and the Community
One of our most popular courses, it is great for community needs. This course combines lectures, demonstrations and video with hands-on training and practice. Participants in this course learn to recognize and respond to emergencies including shock, cardiac and breathing emergencies for adults, children and infants, heat and cold emergencies, sudden illnesses and poisonings. Additionally, participants will learn first aid for everything from cuts and scrapes to muscle, bone and joint injuries.

CPR - Adult (3-1/2 hours)
For the person who only needs adult CPR training, this hands-on skills training prepares them to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults. Adult CPR/AED is available in a 4-1/2 hour course with AED training included.

CPR - Child and Infant (4-1/4 hours)
Designed for those who care for children, either full time or occasionally, this course teaches participants how to recognize and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in infants and children age 12 and younger. CPR - Infant is available separately as a 3-3/4 hour course that applies to infants up to 12 months; CPR - Child (3-3/4 hours) is available separately and applies to children between the ages of 1 and 12.

AED - Adult and Child
This course teaches individuals currently certified in CPR - Adult and CPR - Child how to safely use an AED to provide care for victims of sudden cardiac arrest.

We have eighteen water (aquatics)
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