This workshop, presented by nationally known aquatics professional Pete DeQuincy, is ideal for anyone responsible for training lifeguard staff at a pool or waterfront facility. Pete will provide fast-paced and highly interactive sessions - so come prepared to participate and be energized! Be sure to bring your swimsuit/towel for the pool session and wear comfortable clothing, as this is an active/participatory workshop. You will learn very effective training techniques to implement with your own staff back at your aquatic facility. Maximum enrollment is 40 participants.
8:30 am-9 am Check in and small snacks
9 am-9:10 am Intros and agenda
9:10 am-10:30 am Submersion Protocols
10:45 am-12 pm 60/60 Land 1
12 pm-12:45 pm Lunch
1 pm-2:15 pm 60/60 Water 1
2:30 pm-4 pm 60 Second Scenario
4 pm-4:15 pm Recap and closing
Submersion Protocols: What needs to happen when dealing with a drowning
A drowning, aquatic incident is the worst-case scenario that an aquatics department will face. This session will walk-through step by step of what needs to happen following the incident. We wrap up the session and discuss preventative measures an agency should take to reduce their liability.
60 Drills in 60 Minutes, Land 1
This hands-on session focuses on developing small groups in providing coordinated care to a victim. We will focus on flexibility, adaptability, and teamwork. Small groups will build their proficiency through deliberate practice, over learning, repetitive drills to meet all team objectives. Area of development: Primary assessment to patient care.
60 Drills in 60 Minutes, Water 1
This hands-on session focuses on developing small groups in providing coordinated care to a victim. We will focus on flexibility, adaptability, and teamwork. Small groups will build their proficiency through deliberate practice, over-learning, repetitive drills to meet all team objectives. Area of development: Rescue of a passive and passive submerged victim, team rescue response of passive submerged victim, in-water ventilations.
60 Second Senerio (Water)
This active hands-on water session focuses on developing small groups in scanning and zone coverage during and active water scenario. The objective: Identify the passive submerged victim during a busy recreational swim and provide the appropriate care: rescue, extrication, and be prepared to give in-water ventilations; all within 60 seconds. Rescue teams will become proficient in rapid response, effective communication, and chaos management.
Registration includes lunch-