The Latest Advancements in Water Safety & Drowning Prevention

The Latest Advancements in Water Safety & Drowning Prevention

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  • Title: The Latest Advancements in Water Safety & Drowning Prevention
  • CEUs: 1 PHTA CEU
  • Date: February 21st, 2024
  • Time: 12:00 Eastern
  • Duration: 1 Hour
  • Description: Join the Pool and Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) and the National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA) for an in depth webinar on water safety and drowning prevention. Advancements in water safety have been occurring at a very rapid rate in recent years and it can be difficult to keep up. This webinar will include a review of the latest drowning and aquatic injury statistics, updates on the launch of the U.S. National Water Safety Action Plan, and the latest tools and resources from the NDPA that will help you impact water safety with your clients and in your communities. This informative webinar will cover multiple aspects of water safety, including the latest science and innovation, that will empower you to take action and make a difference with this lifesaving cause.
  • Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the webinar, attendees will be able to:
    • Understand the latest drowning and aquatic injury statistics and facts. 
    • Engage with and understand the purpose of the US National Water Safety Action Plan
    • Utilize new and existing resources and tools to impact water safety in their local communities
  • Short Bio: Dr. Adam Katchmarchi (Ph.D.) is the Chief Executive Officer of the National Drowning Prevention Alliance and an Assistant Professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Katchmarchi completed his Doctor of Philosophy from West Virginia University (WVU), his Master of Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and Bachelor of Science in Education from Slippery Rock University. He is a CPO instructor, American Red Cross Instructor Trainer in Water Safety and Lifeguard and has multiple other health and safety certifications. He is a steering committee member of the US National Water Safety Action Plan, an active member of Water Safety USA and the Aquatic Coalition, and serves on a variety of industry committees and councils. His research is focused on water safety, drowning prevention, risk management, and aquatic facility management.