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This Sunday 11am - 1st Proficiency Date

This Sunday is our first proficiency date for all Surf Rescue Certificate & Bronze Medallion members. Please be at the beach by 10.30am to register. Set aside 2 hours of your time (depending on numbers) to complete the proficiency.

Members who are not proficient as at 31 December 2012 are not permitted to patrol or compete in any SLSA competition until they have obtained the required proficiency.  

Our facilitators & trainers will be putting out members through the following activities;

 

Surf Rescue Certificate 

1. Run Swim Run (timed)

• 100m Run / 100m Swim / 100m Run in 5 minutes or less.

2. Resuscitation (CPR)

• A patient assessment on a live patient and demonstration of lateral position.

• CPR, 1 and 2 people (adult or child or infant) on a manikin. To include resuscitation using a mask with oxygen supplement.*

3. Signals – 10 correct

• Demonstrate 10 correct signals as determined by the Assessor conducting the proficiency. The new ‘OK/All Clear’ and ‘Code X’ signals must be included.

4. Rescue (1 of either Board or Tube)

• Demonstrate a rescue, using either a rescue tube or a rescue board, according to SLSA operating procedures in the current Public Safety and Aquatic Rescue Training Manual. The rescue must consist of the following events being assessed:

Negotiating the surf zone, securing the patient, returning to shore with the patient & calling for assistance. 

Bronze Medallion

1. Run Swim Run (timed)

• 200m Run / 200m Swim / 200m Run to be completed in 8 minutes or less.

2. Resuscitation (CPR) with oxygen and defibrillation.

• A patient assessment on a live patient and demonstration of lateral position.

• CPR, 1 and 2 people (adult or child or infant) on a manikin. To include resuscitation using a mask with oxygen and defibrillation supplement.*

3. Signals – 10 correct.

• Demonstrate 10 correct signals as determined by the Assessor conducting the proficiency. The new ‘OK/All Clear’ and ‘Code X’ signals must be included.

4. Rescue (1 of either Board or Tube).

• Demonstrate a rescue, using either a rescue tube or a rescue board, according to SLSA operating procedures in the current Public Safety and Aquatic Rescue Training Manual. The rescue must consist of the following events being assessed:

Negotiating the surf zone, securing the patient, returning to shore with the patient & calling for assistance 

Keith and Maria Caldwell