RWI Online Course

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Just in time for summer, non-profit National S wimming Pool Foundation (NSPF ) launches the Recreational Water Illness online training course and handbook . The course is intended to help professionals understand and prevent illnesses, with the goal of ensuring a safer summer of fun for pool goers.

Public health officials, pool operators, aquatic managers, pool/spa service companies, suppliers and manufacturers will gain a comprehensive and detailed understanding about the control of RWIs. “It is hard to get excited about rashes, diarrhea and pneumonia. However, it is exciting when this field’s leading microbiologist, Roy Vore, Ph.D., composes a masterpiece to help us minimize those maladies,” says Thomas M. Lachocki, Ph.D., CEO of the NSPF. “The online course provides convenient training with a dynamic learning experience that includes narration, images, video, and interactive activities, and a copy of the Recreational Water Illnesses handbook,” reinforces Alex Antonion, Ph.D., Director of Educational Programs at NSPF. The course costs $75.00 USD per student. Registrants have access to the online training for six months once purchased and can retain the book as a long-term reference. Participants can register for the Recreational Water Illnesses online training course at and click on online training, or email for more information.