On October 4-5, 2014, the Bachelor of Science in Criminology II students of Christ the King College undertook a 2-day Basic Water Safety Training as part of their Defense 3 subject under the supervision of Mrs. Merle R. Hurtado,Clinical Instructress and in cooperation with the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.
The said activity highlighted the basic swimming safety demonstration and return demonstration of the students given with the proper discussion of the principles, ethics, purposes and methodologies which made the day informative and productive. Subsequently, action-packed demonstration was showcased by the CDRRMC Officers which made the scene realistic.
The second day of the said exercise trained the students on the different strokes and styles in swimming and on how to perform the Cardiopulmonary resuscitation which is a lifesaving technique useful in many emergencies, including heart attack or near drowning.
“They are Future Professionals, equipped with non-medical services to be applied for any unexpected event or disasters occurring in the community”, this was given emphasis by Mrs. Hurtado during the training.
With the aim of providing the students the rich venue for professional advancement, this portrays the learning that embarked in each participant; this made the 2-day training more meaningful and even inspires student to be active and responsive when time calls their service.