EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
Emergency PreparednessIncludes: Developing an emergency action plan Proper coverage of events Maintenance of emergency ...
Emergency Action PlanWhy? We have athletic trainers on staff.
Emergency Action Plan The emergency action plan (EAP) should be  customized to each sport. An EAP outlines a systematic ...
Emergency Action Plan Consists of 4 parts:   Emergency personnel     Who has what role?   Emergency communication    ...
Emergency Action Plan The athletic training/coaching staff should have clearly defined roles for an emergency    Immediat...
Emergency Action Plan
Emergency Action Plan
Calling 911The do’s and don’ts…
Calling 911 Stay Calm Have available before you call:   Your name   Address (or closet location)     Field     Direc...
911 Call- How to Call:
911 Call- How NOT to Call:
Just cause…
Defined Medical Emergencies,               aka when to call 911 Cessation of               Fractures and    breathing   ...
Nonemergencies,            aka when NOT to call 911: Abrasions Minor cuts Strains Sprains Minor concussions without l...
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Emergency Preparedness

  1. 1. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
  2. 2. Emergency PreparednessIncludes: Developing an emergency action plan Proper coverage of events Maintenance of emergency equipment/supplies Notifying the appropriate personnel Continuing education
  3. 3. Emergency Action PlanWhy? We have athletic trainers on staff.
  4. 4. Emergency Action Plan The emergency action plan (EAP) should be customized to each sport. An EAP outlines a systematic approach to be followed in an emergency  This aids in avoiding mistakes and inadequate treatment.  Parents WILL test you on this.
  5. 5. Emergency Action Plan Consists of 4 parts:  Emergency personnel  Who has what role?  Emergency communication  Who do you contact?  Emergency equipment  What do you retrieve?  Transportation
  6. 6. Emergency Action Plan The athletic training/coaching staff should have clearly defined roles for an emergency  Immediate care of the athlete  Retrieval of the emergency equipment  Activation of the EMS system  Direction of the EMS system to the scene
  7. 7. Emergency Action Plan
  8. 8. Emergency Action Plan
  9. 9. Calling 911The do’s and don’ts…
  10. 10. Calling 911 Stay Calm Have available before you call:  Your name  Address (or closet location)  Field  Direction  Phone number of the caller  Number of athletes injured  Their condition  Treatment currently being provided at the scene. Answer the operator’s questions as best and honest as you can. Wait until the operator tells you to hang up.
  11. 11. 911 Call- How to Call:
  12. 12. 911 Call- How NOT to Call:
  13. 13. Just cause…
  14. 14. Defined Medical Emergencies, aka when to call 911 Cessation of  Fractures and breathing dislocations Severe bleeding  Eye injuries No pulse  Severe asthma Concussion with loss attack of consciousness  Heat-related illness Neck or spinal injury  Shock
  15. 15. Nonemergencies, aka when NOT to call 911: Abrasions Minor cuts Strains Sprains Minor concussions without loss of consciousness Contusions

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