Sep 22, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OUTL 346 - Swift Water/Advanced Swift Water Rescue

2 hours

This course teaches river professionals and recreational users how to handle swift water emergency situations. Classroom training combined with hands on, in-water scenarios will teach students skills such as swift water safety, self-rescue, shore-based and boat-based rescues, unpinning boats, use of rope systems, and more. Successful completion of this course leads to American Canoe Association (ACA) Swift Water Rescue and Advanced Swift Water Rescue certifications. Participants must be competent swimmers. An extended off-campus field experience of up to four days may be required. Lab Fee: 16 ($500).
Prerequisite(s): PEAC 125 OUTL 136 ADAC 146  or ADAC 161 .