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During morning adult lap swim, you notice a swimmer who slows down and is no longer able to make any forward progress. Which of the following is true
She is in danger of becoming an active victim if not assisted
When caring for a suspected head, neck or spinal injury in the water
Minimize movement of the victim's head and
neck using the head splint technique.
If three lifeguards are on duty, Emergency back up coverage takes place
c. When a lifeguard enters the water for a rescue.
When conducting a swim test, Lifeguards should use this
B Water competency sequence
Which of the following is true about Accidental fecal releases
C Require water treatment, temporary pool closure and immediate lifeguard attention
It is very hot in your facility and you're starting to doze on stand. All of the following can help you stay on alert EXCEPT for:
A Jumping in the pool while on surveillance duty to cool off
You enter the mechanical room and find a maintenance worker lying on their back on the floor next to the ladder. You check the scene and determine it is safe to enter. During your primary assessment. You find the victim is unresponsive but breathing. You must leave to get help, what should you do?
C place the victims in a recovery position
When completing an incident report
A Collect all factual information about what was seen . Heard and the actions taken
You are lifeguarding during a family swim session when you notice a swimmer swimming full lengths of the pool under water. What should you do?
D immediately stop them from continuing the activity and explain the dangers of the activity
Which of the following is true of a submerged, unresponsive victim in deep water that you suspect has a spinal injury.
B If the victim is not breathing, you would remove the victim from the water immediately without strapping them to a backboard.
A lifeguard keeps an eye on the patrons of the pool, actively searching and checking the bottom, middle and surface of the water. The lifeguard is demonstrating:
B Effective scanning
A child accidentally falls from the deck into the water and is in distress after you activate the emergency action plan what are included in your next steps
A Enter the water approach the victim and bring them to a safe exit point
You enter the water to rescue a victim with a suspected spinal injury you determine that the victim is not breathing. What should you do next?
C Remove the victim from the water using the extrication using a backboard at the pool edge technique
While searching your zone, you notice a person motionless in the water. The steps you follow in a water emergency are performed in the following order:
A Activate the EAP, enter the water, perform an appropriate rescue, move the victim to a safe exit point, remove the victim from the water and provide emergency care as needed.
A parent and child walk over to you; the parent states that the child fell on the pool deck and hit their head. You notice there is blood and fluid running from the child's ear and they are feeling dizzy. You activate EAP and summon EMS personnel. What steps should you take next?
C Bring the child a chair ask them to sit down and tell them not to move perform a secondary assessment while waiting for EMS personnel to arrive
Which of the following is a primary responsibility of a lifeguard
B Enforcing facility rules and regulations and educating patrons about them
While searching your zone, you witness a patron struggling while swimming and then go under water. Which of the following applies?
D You have duty to act and perform the appropriate rescue
A lifeguard can no longer see some of the patrons at one side of the swimming area from his station because of glare from the afternoon sun. To maintain effective patron surveillance, the lifeguard should:
A. Adjust his position slightly to remove the glare
spot from his surveillance area.
A large number of patrons are swimming at the facility. For effective patron surveillance, your supervisor decides to add another lifeguard station and tells you to modify the zone coverage based on the new station to:
B Reduce the number of patrons watched by each lifeguard
A child is running on the pool deck. You blow your whistle to get their attention. Next, you enforce the rules and regulations by:
B Telling them they could slip or fall and must walk on the deck
A patron collides with another swimmer while diving into the pool and asks the lifeguard for help. Without performing an assessment, the lifeguard tells the patron that they can continue swimming. The patron leaves the facility and seeks medical attention from a hospital after they begin to feel tingling sensations in their arms and legs. The lifeguard may be.
During in-service training, lifeguards practice
the steps of recognizing a distressed swimmer, rescuing an active victim, informing management and speaking with witnesses. The lifeguards are practicing parts of a(n):
D emergency action plan
In the event of thunder and lighting at an outdoor facility, lifeguards should:
C Clear everyone from the water at the first sound of thunder or first sighting of lightning
The lifeguard supervisor expects the pool to be very busy in the afternoon. For effective patron surveillance, she sets up multiple lifeguard stations to reduce the number of patrons watched by each lifeguard. This type of coverage is called:
B Zone coverage
The objective of the facility safety team is to:
A Assist lifeguards in maintaining a safe environment and providing emergency care
The following statements describe appropriate rescue techniques for a victim with a suspected spinal injury EXCEPT;
A if the victim is small and is in shallow water you do not need to use a backboard to extricate the victim
A head, neck or spinal injury rarely happens:
C In deep water at a supervised facility
Which of the following statements are true about the equipment the lifeguards should wear or carry
C lifeguard should wear their rescue tube at all time when on surveillance duty
After removing a Responsive victim you suspect has a spinal injury from the water you should do all the following except
B Dry the victim off and apply the pads of an AED
Members of the safety team, including non-lifeguard personnel, should be:
C trained and certified in first aid and CPR/ AED at the same level of the lifeguard
You are approaching a victim Who is horizontal in the water at the surface and 4 feet of water. the victim is facing you and appears to be unconscious. What rescue technique would be appropriate in this situation
B passive victim front rescue
A patron dives into the shallow end of the lap pool. You suspect she has a head, neck or spinal injury because she has:
A Blood in the ears and nose 😤
As a lifeguard, you may expect to participate in the following drills to evaluate the effectiveness of your zone EXCEPT
A Tell drills
The size and shape of a lifeguard's zone should allow them to recognize and reach victim in the furthest and deepest part of their zone within
C 30 Seconds
When placing a responsive victim with a suspected head, neck or spinal injury on a backboard, what in-line stabilization technique should you use?
B The over- arm head splint
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