ILTP Lifeguard Candidate Review Document (REVISED MARCH 2011).pdf - INTERNATIONAL LIFEGUARD TRAINING PROGRAM LIFEGUARD CANDIDATE REVIEW DOCUMENT REVISED

ILTP Lifeguard Candidate Review Document (REVISED MARCH 2011).pdf

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INTERNATIONAL LIFEGUARD TRAINING PROGRAM™ LIFEGUARD CANDIDATE REVIEW DOCUMENT REVISED MARCH 2011 © 2011 Jeff Ellis & Associates, Inc.
2 LIFEGUARD CANDIDATE REVIEW DOCUMENT Chapter One, Lifeguard Accountability and Professionalism ASSESSMENT 1) The E&A license has become the standard of care in the aquatic industry. True or False? 2) What four aspects of your job will be documented in an auditor evaluation? 1) _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 2) _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 3) _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 4) _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 3) Professional lifeguards perform well during audits, because they perform well most of the time they are on the job. True or False? 4) Lack of professionalism affects the ability to enforce rules effectively. True or False? 5) As a lifeguard you are part of a team, contributing to the total operation of a facility and the protection of the guests at that facility. True or False?
3 LIFEGUARD CANDIDATE REVIEW DOCUMENT Chapter One , Lifeguard Accountability and Professionalism CRITICAL THINKING 1) What can you do as a lifeguard to promote a professional image? __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2) How might a guest feel if he or she witnessed unprofessional behavior by a lifeguard? _________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________ 3) What effect could an unprofessional staff have on facility attendance? _________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________ 4) Does unprofessional behavior affect the ability of a lifeguard to enforce rules effectively? _________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________ 5) What benefit does licensing provide the lifeguard profession? _________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6) Why do lifeguards need to maintain skills at the “test ready” level? _________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________
4 LIFEGUARD CANDIDATE REVIEW DOCUMENT Chapter Two, Awareness and Recognition ASSESSMENT 1) Dry drowning occurs more frequently than wet drowning. True or False? 2) Name four types of guests who would be considered high risk: 1) _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 2) _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 3) _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 4) _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 3) At what time of day do most rescues occur? __________________________________ 4) A distressed guest on the bottom of the pool will be easy to see. True or False? 5) Guests can be conscious on the bottom and still need to be rescued. True or False? 6) Scanning patterns for a zone should not be changed. True or False? 7) The 10/20 Protection Standard allows you 10 seconds to ____________________ a distressed guest and 20 seconds to _________________________ the guest and begin rendering aid. 8) You should scan only the area of your facility where guests are present. True or False?
5 LIFEGUARD CANDIDATE REVIEW DOCUMENT Chapter Two, Awareness and Recognition ASSESSMENT Cont. 9) Name three locations of an aquatic facility where greater numbers of rescues occur. 1) _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 2) _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 3) _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 10) List the five stages of drowning: 1) _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 2) _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 3) _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 4) _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 5) _____________________________________________________________________________________________ CRITICAL THINKING 1) What are some situations that would require you to change your scanning technique? __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________
6 LIFEGUARD CANDIDATE REVIEW DOCUMENT Chapter Two, Awareness and Recognition CRITTICAL THINKING Cont. 2) How does the 10/20 Protection Standard affect what you do? __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 3) What circumstances might make it more difficult for you to remain vigilant and how can you control them? __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 4) What can you do to keep your attention level high no matter what the circumstances?

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