"To my knowledge, there's no "mandate" from USA Swimming on visiting swimmers. With that being said, it's tradition (in some circles at least) that visiting swimmers be allowed to practice for a couple of sessions at…"
"We're still discussing this?
We can look at the technicalities of this topic all day long. The bottom line is this...the facilities that are auditing staff are not the facilities we need to worry about. These facilities are…"
"Bob's concept is what I was looking for. We have a plethora of physicians and nurses that use our facility and I'm wanting to put a system in place that heads off inappropriate interventions before it becomes a major issue.
"I don't know of any cards that would be issued to a doctor by a facility. I'm a paramedic/ firefighter in Michigan and we have "physician on scene" cards in all of our vehicles. They are given to doctors who stop and want to…"
"Excellent topic. I started thinking about this one right away. A little later I decided to get a swim in (probably scaring my rookie 19 year old lg) and thought about it more. The guard on the stand has been trained well, but how…"
"Last night my wife & I were watching The Hangover Part II. I always find it funny that Stu refers to himself as a doctor, but others are quick to point out that he is "just a dentist".
....not that it has much to do with this topic.…"
"This is another interesting concept that implies a training deficit among the new generation of lifeguards. If we give our lifeguards sufficient training in first aid so that they can care for the victim for the brief period before EMS personnel…"
I've seen (I'm wanting to say here) folks mentioning a "doc on scene" card for when off-duty medical professionals assist with emergencies at the facility. Does anyone have an example of this that can be emailed?See More
"I've been reading this string with quite a bit of interest. It's been very technical and (although drudgery to read at times) enlightening. I just have a question.
Is there a rash of drownings at facilities that focus on…"