National Drowning Prevention Week
Join us for National Drowning Prevention Week, July 16-22! More details – including an affiliate resource package – will be shared shortly, including messages to share with your friends, family, and community members.
2016 CPR & First Aid Update
The Lifesaving Society has integrated the 2016 Canadian Consensus Guidelines into its training programs and is now prepared to implement the new standards. The Lifesaving Society – Manitoba Branch has developed a web-based update process for all instructors. A livestream event was hosted on Monday, October 24th, and now all instructors can complete their mandatory first aid update on the Toolkit. For more information, please read this memo. You require a Toolkit account to access the update.
Manitoba Program Guide, August 2016 Edition, Released
The Lifesaving Society – Manitoba Branch has released a revised Manitoba Program Guide (August 2016 Edition).
The August 2016 edition incorporates changes communicated to Instructors, Instructor Trainers, and Affiliates over the past several months. These include revisions to National Lifeguard Instructor and Examiner policies, clarifications on minimum teaching time for courses, ownership of test sheets returned to the office, and first aid/CPR time guideline clarifications.
Please contact Kathy Plett, Program Coordinator at (204) 956-2124 with any questions.