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Safety & UIL

  1. 1. FISD Mandatory Safety and UIL Training 2010-2011
  2. 2. WHY WE ARE HERE <ul><li>To comply with SB 82 also known as the ‘ATHLETIC SAFTEY BILL” </li></ul><ul><li>All Coaches, Sponsors and Band Directors must complete both the on-line program and a yearly safety drill. </li></ul><ul><li>All Students participating in extracurricular activities ARE REQUIRED TO VIEW STUDENT SAFETY COURSE -- To be done by each individual coach/sponsor. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Heat
  4. 4. PRACTICE IN HOT WEATHER POLICY <ul><li>Ultimately the responsibility of the coaching staff of each sport to monitor the weather </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.intellicast.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.click2houston.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.weatherunderground.com </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. PRACTICE IN HOT WEATHER POLICY CONTINUED <ul><li>Extra-curricular activites(except cross country and tennis) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>100-104 F </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>30 minutes of outside activity followed by 30 minutes in an air conditioned location </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>105 F </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stop all outside activities </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. PRACTICE IN HOT WEATHER POLICY CONTINUED <ul><li>Cross Country and Tennis </li></ul><ul><li>95-101 F </li></ul><ul><li>30 minutes of outside activity followed by 30 minutes in an air conditioned location </li></ul><ul><li>102 F </li></ul><ul><li>Stop all outside activity </li></ul>
  7. 7. PRACTICE IN HOT WEATHER POLICY CONTINUED <ul><li>All FISD Students (PreK-12) PE/Recess </li></ul><ul><li>90-94 F </li></ul><ul><li>30 minutes outside activity followed by 30 minutes in an air conditioned location </li></ul><ul><li>95 F </li></ul><ul><li>Stop all outside activity </li></ul>
  8. 8. PRACTICE IN HOT WEATHER POLICY CONTINUED <ul><li>When temperatures reach 90 F all coaches/sponsors/teachers planning outside activity need to </li></ul><ul><li>1) watch all students for heat related problems </li></ul><ul><li>2) allow all athletes unlimited access to water </li></ul><ul><li>3) encourage your athletes to drink water before, during and after practices </li></ul>
  9. 9. HEAT ILLNESS/INJURY <ul><li>Can occur in any sport, including indoor sports, at any time of the year </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage your athletes to drink lots of water before, during and after practices </li></ul><ul><li>Give plenty of water breaks during practices </li></ul><ul><li>Discourage the use of energy drinks </li></ul><ul><li>Do not add salt to drinks </li></ul>
  10. 10. HEAT ILLNESS/INJURY <ul><li>Symptoms are progressive and often confused with other issues, such as not being in shape. Even the athlete at the peak of their physical performance can suffer from heat related problems. </li></ul>
  11. 11. HEAT ILLNESS/INJURY <ul><li>SIGNS/SYMPTOM </li></ul><ul><li>Profuse sweating </li></ul><ul><li>Cramps in abdomen and/or extremities </li></ul><ul><li>TREATMENT </li></ul><ul><li>Rest in cool area </li></ul><ul><li>Drink water(no Gatorade) </li></ul><ul><li>Gently stretch </li></ul><ul><li>Can go back once all symptoms are gone but must be monitored </li></ul>HEAT CRAMPS
  12. 12. HEAT ILLNESS/INJURY HEAT SYNCOPE <ul><li>WEAKNESS </li></ul><ul><li>FATIGUE </li></ul><ul><li>FAINTING </li></ul><ul><li>MAY PREDISPOSE TO HEATSTROKE </li></ul>
  13. 13. HEAT ILLNESS/INJURY <ul><li>SIGNS/SYMPTOMS </li></ul><ul><li>Weakness/Faint </li></ul><ul><li>Dizzy </li></ul><ul><li>Headache </li></ul><ul><li>Nausea </li></ul><ul><li>Pale </li></ul><ul><li>Profuse sweating </li></ul><ul><li>Skin is grey, ashen, cold and clammy </li></ul><ul><li>TREATMENT </li></ul><ul><li>Rest in cool area </li></ul><ul><li>Drink lots of water </li></ul><ul><li>Sponge with cool water </li></ul><ul><li>Discontinue all activity </li></ul>HEAT EXHAUSTION- WATER DEPLETION
  14. 14. HEAT ILLNESS/INJURY HEAT EXHAUSTION – SALT DEPLETION <ul><li>SIGNS/SYMPTOMS </li></ul><ul><li>Exhaustion </li></ul><ul><li>Nausea </li></ul><ul><li>Vomiting </li></ul><ul><li>Muscle cramps </li></ul><ul><li>Dizziness </li></ul><ul><li>TREATMENT </li></ul><ul><li>Rest in cool area </li></ul><ul><li>Drink lots of water </li></ul><ul><li>Sponge with cool water </li></ul><ul><li>Discontinue all activity </li></ul>Be aware of Excessively Salty Sweaters
  15. 15. HEAT ILLNESS/INJURY <ul><li>SIGNS/SYMPTOMS </li></ul><ul><li>Possible unconsciousness </li></ul><ul><li>Hysteria progress to apathy </li></ul><ul><li>Disoriented </li></ul><ul><li>Skin will be hot, dry and red </li></ul><ul><li>Will not be sweating </li></ul><ul><li>Pulse will be rapid </li></ul><ul><li>Low blood pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Treatment </li></ul><ul><li>CALL 911 ASAP </li></ul><ul><li>Cool by any means possible </li></ul><ul><li>Do not force them to drink if unconscious </li></ul>HEAT STROKE
  16. 16. HEAT-ACCLIMATIZATION GUIDELINES (NATA) <ul><li>RELEASED FROM NATA IN JUNE </li></ul><ul><li>RECOMMENDS PROGRESSIVE ACCLIMATIZATION IN THE INITIAL 14 CONSECUTIVE DAYS OF PRACTICE </li></ul><ul><li>GOAL TO ENHANCE HEAT TOLERANCE </li></ul>
  17. 17. PRE-SEASON REGULATIONS(UIL) <ul><li>If only have 1 practice should not be longer than 3 hours a day </li></ul><ul><li>If having 2 practices total should not exceed 5 hours with max length of a single practice 3 hours and must take a 1 hour recovery/rest period between with no practice activities planned </li></ul><ul><li>What Counts What Doesn't Count </li></ul><ul><li>Actual on field/court practice Meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Sport specific skill instruction Weight training </li></ul><ul><li>Mandatory conditioning Film study </li></ul><ul><li>Water breaks </li></ul><ul><li>Rest breaks </li></ul><ul><li>Injury treatment </li></ul><ul><li>Voluntary conditioning </li></ul>
  18. 18. Lightning/Severe Weather
  19. 19. CHAIN OF COMMAND <ul><li>Practices </li></ul><ul><li>Staff Athletic Trainer, if present, otherwise it is the coaches responsibility to monitor the weather </li></ul><ul><li>Games/Events </li></ul><ul><li>The officials for that contest will be the ones to make the call for suspension of play (in sports where coaches are the officials – tennis, golf, swim, cross country, track, etc this will be the responsibility of the home team coaching staff if a staff athletic trainer is not present) </li></ul><ul><li>Removal of Fans </li></ul><ul><li>It is the responsibility of the administrator on duty to remove all fans and spectators from the stands. If an administrator is not present, it is the responsibility of the staff athletic trainer (if present ) and/or the coach </li></ul>
  20. 20. 30-30 FLASH TO BANG RULE <ul><li>When there is 30 seconds between the flash of lightning and the bang of thunder, play must be suspended immediately and seek safe shelter </li></ul><ul><li>A count of 30 seconds from flash to bang puts the lightning at a distance of 6 miles </li></ul><ul><li>Audible thunder with or without lightning puts the storm within a 10 mile radius from your location </li></ul>
  21. 21. 30-30 FLASH TO BANG RULE <ul><li>It is safe to return to play/practice when there as been 30 minutes from the last flash to bang that is longer 30 seconds </li></ul><ul><li>During the suspension of activity, any time a flash to bang is less then 30 seconds, the 30 minute wait time starts again </li></ul>
  22. 22. SAFE SHELTER <ul><li>Primary Locations </li></ul><ul><li>Any location normally occupied or frequently used by people. </li></ul><ul><li>Any building with plumbing and/or electrical wiring that acts as a ground </li></ul><ul><li>Do not use the showers, plumbing facilities, and land line phones </li></ul>
  23. 23. SAFE SHELTER CONTINUED <ul><li>Secondary Locations </li></ul><ul><li>In the absence of a sturdy, frequently inhabited building use any vehicle with a hard metal roof and rolled up windows </li></ul><ul><li>Do not use a golf cart or convertible </li></ul>
  24. 24. OTHER SEVERE WEATHER ISSUES <ul><li>For all other sever weather issues, follow your Campus Emergency Plans for where to seek shelter </li></ul>
  25. 25. CATASTROPHIC INJURIES <ul><li>Can happen in any sport at anytime </li></ul><ul><li>Can be a serious injury or life threatening </li></ul>
  26. 27. What should you do <ul><li>Remain calm </li></ul><ul><li>If present, get the athletic trainer on duty. </li></ul><ul><li>Activate EMS </li></ul><ul><li>Follow all emergency policies and procedures of the school or venue you are at </li></ul>
  27. 29. HEAD INJURIES
  28. 31. CONCUSSIONS
  29. 34. SIGNS/SYMPTOMS OF CONCUSSIONS <ul><li>Unequal pupils </li></ul><ul><li>PERLA </li></ul><ul><li>Headache </li></ul><ul><li>Drowsiness </li></ul><ul><li>Memory Loss </li></ul><ul><li>Disorientation </li></ul><ul><li>Feeling “slowed down” </li></ul><ul><li>Feeling “foggy, not sharp” </li></ul><ul><li>Ringing in ears </li></ul><ul><li>Slurred speech </li></ul><ul><li>Sensitivity to light and/or noise </li></ul><ul><li>Difficulty staying awake or waking up </li></ul><ul><li>Unco-ordination </li></ul><ul><li>Blurred vision </li></ul><ul><li>Change in personality </li></ul><ul><li>Change in behavior </li></ul><ul><li>Confused mental status </li></ul><ul><li>Amnesia(Retrograde and Anterograde) </li></ul>
  30. 35. GRADES OF CONCUSSIONS GRADE 1 MILD GRADE 2 MODERATE GRADE 3 SEVERE MINIMAL CONFUSSION OR CONFUSSION THAT DOESN’T LAST LONG MINIMAL CONFUSSION OR CONFUSSION THAT DOESN’T LAST LONG ANY LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS EITHER BRIEF OR PROLONGED NO LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS NO LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS ALL SYMPTOMS RESOLVE IN LESS THAN 15 MINUTES ALL SYMPTOMS RESOLVE IN MORE THAN 15 MINUTES
  31. 36. MANAGEMENT OF CONCUSSIONS GRADE 1 MILD GRADE 2 MODERATE GRADE 3 SEVERE Remove from game/event/practice Remove from game/event/practice and do not allow to return Activate EMS Check immediately and every 5 minutes for changes in mental and physical status Check immediately and every 5 minutes for changes in mental and physical status May return to play if symptoms resolve in less than 15 minutes Evaluate again the following day Maybe asked to see physician
  32. 37. MULTIPLE CONCUSSIONS <ul><li>Cumulative effect </li></ul><ul><li>Several Grade 1 Concussions could be similar to having a Grade 2 Concussion </li></ul><ul><li>Each athlete must be treated individually and not taken lightly </li></ul>
  33. 38. SECOND IMPACT SYNDROME <ul><li>Can be seen in an athlete that has returned before all concussion symptoms are resolved </li></ul><ul><li>Causes rapid and fatal brain swelling and can result in death in as little as 2 to 5 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Progressive signs/symptoms are </li></ul><ul><li>Previous history of concussion(s) </li></ul><ul><li>Visual, sensory, motor changes </li></ul><ul><li>Difficulty with memory and/or thought processes </li></ul><ul><li>Coma </li></ul>
  34. 39. RETURN TO PLAY FOLLOWING A CONCUSSION <ul><li>Any athlete that suffers a concussion will be monitored on a daily basis by the Athletic Training Staff and will not be allowed to return to play until they have been symptom free for 24 hours. </li></ul><ul><li>Any athlete that has seen a physician for a concussion will not be released to play until they have been cleared by that doctor. They will only be allowed to return to play if they are symptom free. </li></ul>
  35. 40. ImPACT TESTING <ul><li>Available through St. John Hospital </li></ul><ul><li>Used by NFL, NHL, and NCAA </li></ul><ul><li>Athletes take a baseline test to determine normal mental functioning </li></ul><ul><li>If have a concussion, will take another test to determine how far from normal they are </li></ul><ul><li>Can not and will not be used to exclude an uninjured athlete from play </li></ul>
  36. 41. SPINAL CORD INJURIES <ul><li>Not all Spinal Cord Injuries cause paralysis </li></ul><ul><li>If head and neck injury is suspected, stabilize the head and neck </li></ul><ul><li> “ GET YOUR GUNS UP” </li></ul>
  37. 42. STRAINS AND SPRAINS <ul><li>Most common injuries in sports </li></ul><ul><li>If a staff athletic trainer is not present, use RICE </li></ul><ul><li>Rest </li></ul><ul><li>Ice </li></ul><ul><li>Compression </li></ul><ul><li>Elevation </li></ul>
  38. 43. FRACTURES USE BASIC FIRST AID, IF YOU SUSPECT
  39. 44. ILLNESS/INFECTIONS
  40. 45. Asthma <ul><li>High school athletes with asthma are encouraged to keep an inhaler in the athletic training room or with their junior high coach. </li></ul><ul><li>No one but the athlete that the inhaler is prescribed for will be allowed to have, transport, get or take the inhaler to the athlete </li></ul>
  41. 46. MRSA AND STAPH INFECTIONS <ul><li>STAPH INFECTIONS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>VERY COMMON(20-35% OF ADULTS AND CHILDREN IN US ARE COLONIZED </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CAUSES BOILS AND SOFT TISSUE INFECTIONS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SPREAD THROUGH DIRECT CONTACT WITH A CUT OR SCRAPE OR WITH CONTACT OF INANIMATE OBJECTS SOILED WITH WOUND DRAINAGE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WILL RESPOND TO NORMAL ANTIBIOTICS AND IS FAIRLY EASY TO CONTROL AND CURE </li></ul></ul>
  42. 47. MRSA AND STAPH INFECTIONS <ul><li>MRSA (METHICILLIN RESISTANT STAPH) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CAN NOT BE TREATED WITH PENICILLIN OR OTHER SIMILAR TYPE ANTIBIOTICS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MAY BE LONGER LASTING </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CAN REAPPEAR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CAN BE A VERY AGGRESSIVE INFECTION </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SPREAD IN A SIMILAR MANOR TO COMMON STAPH </li></ul></ul>
  43. 48. H1N1 (SWINE FLU) <ul><li>Good Hygiene </li></ul><ul><li>Wash hands (Happy Birthday) </li></ul><ul><li>Cover mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing </li></ul><ul><li>Use universal precautions </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.cdc.gov </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.flu.gov </li></ul></ul>
  44. 49. PREVENTION OF COMMON INFECTIONS UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS <ul><li>Use proper hand washing techniques and good hygiene </li></ul><ul><li>Wash all dirty clothes </li></ul><ul><li>Keep open wounds covered </li></ul><ul><li>Staff athletic trainers are more than happy to monitor all wounds </li></ul>
  45. 50. SUDDEN DEATH IN ATHLETES
  46. 51. WHAT IS SUDDEN DEATH? <ul><li>AN ABRUPT UNEXPECTED DEATH OF CARDIOVASCULAR CAUSE, IN WHICH THE LOSS OF CONCIOUSNESS OCCURS WITHIN 1 TO 12 HOURS OF ON SET OF SYMPTOMS </li></ul>
  47. 53. HANK GATHERS FLO HYMAN PETE MARAVICH LEN BIAS DARRYL KILE FERMIN VIALPANDO PHIDIPPIDES SERGEI GRINKOV KOREY STRINGER HARIS CHARALAMBOUS MATT NADER CHRISTOPHER PINCON SARAH FRIEND JHONATHAN BRUDA JAMES BROWN, JR DALE LLOYD PRESIDENT LINCOLN
  48. 54. HOW COMMON <ul><li>1 OUT OF 100,000 TO 1 OUT OF 300,000 HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETES PER YEAR </li></ul><ul><li>80 SCD’S PER YEAR IN 25 MILLION ATHLETES COLLEGE AGE OR YOUNGER </li></ul><ul><li>HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETES ARE 100 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO DIE IN A CAR CRASH </li></ul>
  49. 55. CAUSES OF SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH (SCD) <ul><li>HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPTHY </li></ul><ul><li>COMMOTIO CORDIS </li></ul><ul><li>CONGENITAL CORONARY ANOMALIES </li></ul><ul><li>ASTHMA </li></ul><ul><li>HEAT STROKE </li></ul><ul><li>DRUG ABUSE </li></ul><ul><li>TRAUMA </li></ul><ul><li>RUPTURED AORTIC ANEURYSM </li></ul><ul><li>MYOCARDITIS </li></ul><ul><li>OTHER CARDIAC ISSUES </li></ul>
  50. 56. HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY <ul><li>CAUSES 26% OF SCDs </li></ul><ul><li>GENETIC DISEASE WHICH CAUSES THE THICKENING OF THE LEFT VENTRICLE OF THE HEART </li></ul><ul><li>COMMON IN GENERAL POPULATION 1 IN 500 PEOPLE </li></ul><ul><li>CAN BE DIAGNOSED WITH AN ECHOCARDIOGRAPH BUT CAN BE VERY DIFFICULT TO DIAGNOSE </li></ul>
  51. 57. COMMOTIO CORDIS <ul><li>ALSO KNOWN AS INNOCENT CHEST BLOW </li></ul><ul><li>MAY CAUSE SUDDEN DEATH WHEN ATHLETE IS STRUCK IN THE CHEST AT JUST THE RIGHT MOMENT IN THE HEART RHYTHM </li></ul><ul><li>ONLY 10% OF VICTIMS ARE KNOWN TO SURVIVE </li></ul>
  52. 58. CONGENITAL CORONARY ANOMALIES <ul><li>CAUSES APPROXIMATELY 14% OF SUDDEN DEATHS </li></ul><ul><li>USUALLY THE LEFT MAIN CORONARY ARTERY IS IN THE WRONG LOCATION </li></ul>
  53. 59. ATHLETE’S HEART <ul><li>ENDURANCE AND POWER TRAINING HAVE BEEN KNOWN TO INCREASE HEART MASS </li></ul><ul><li>CAN LOOK LIKE HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY </li></ul><ul><li>MAKING IT DIFFICULT TO TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN NORMAL AND ABNORMAL </li></ul>
  54. 60. HOW TO PREVENT PREPARTICIPATION PHYSICAL EXAM ACCESS TO AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILATORS DETAILED AND CAREFUL MEDICAL HISTORY
  55. 61. MEDICAL HISTORY <ul><li>IMPORTANT TO GET A DETAILED MEDICAL HISTORY OF ATHLETE AND FAMILY </li></ul><ul><li>AS RECOMMENDED BY UIL – ANY ATHLETE ANSWERING YES TO QUESTION 5 ON MEDICAL HISTORY FORM MUST HAVE FURTHER SCREENING DONE </li></ul><ul><li>ITEMS ASKED IN #5 INCLUDE – PASSING OUT/DIZZY, CHEST PAIN, SKIPPED HEARTBEATS, ANY FAMILY HISTORY OF HEART PROBLEMS </li></ul>
  56. 62. PRE-PARTICIPATION PHYSICAL EXAMINATION (PPE) <ul><li>RECOMMENDED BY AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION TO HAVE A PHYSICAL EVERY 2 YEARS </li></ul><ul><li>UIL HAS FOLLOWED THAT RECOMMENDATION </li></ul><ul><li>FISD REQUIRES AN ANNUAL PHYSICAL </li></ul><ul><li>ECHOCARDIDOGRAM, ECG,EKG WILL NOT ALWAYS CATCH ISSUES </li></ul>
  57. 63. AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILATORS <ul><li>EARLY DEFIBRILLATION </li></ul><ul><li>SHOCK FIRST THEN PERFORM CPR IS LATEST RECOMMENDATION FROM AHA </li></ul>
  58. 64. RECOGNIZING THE WARNING SIGNS <ul><li>FEELING FAST OR SKIPPED HEART BEATS </li></ul><ul><li>DIZZINESS </li></ul><ul><li>CHEST PAIN OR TIGHTNESS WITH EXERCISE </li></ul><ul><li>SHORTNESS OF BREATH </li></ul><ul><li>FAINTING OR PASSING OUT </li></ul><ul><li>ELEVATED BLOOD PRESSURE </li></ul>
  59. 65. CPR/AED
  60. 66. FIRST AID
  61. 67. BASIC FIRST AID <ul><li>SPLINTING </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ABOVE AND BELOW THE INJURED AREA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MAKE SURE TOES AND FINGERS HAVE GOOD CIRUCLATION </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BE CREATIVE IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ACCESS TO SPLINTS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>BURNS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FLUSH WITH COOL WATER </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DO NOT RUB SKIN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IF NO PAIN, IT IS SUPER SERIOUS </li></ul></ul>
  62. 68. BASIC FIRST AID <ul><li>WOUND CARE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CONTROL BLEEDING </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PRESSURE ON WOUND </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ELEVATE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PRESSURE POINTS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DO NOT REMOVE ANY IMBEDDED OR IMPALED OBJECT </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ANIMAL/INSECT BITES </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CONTROL BLEEDING </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MONITOR FOR ALLERGIC REACTIONS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IF NOT SURE IF POSIONOUS CALL 911 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DO NOT REMOVE ANY IMBEDDED OR IMPALED OBJECT </li></ul></ul>
  63. 69. BASIC FIRST AID <ul><li>ALLERGIC REATCTIONS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MAY BE UNABLE TO BREATH </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MAY FEEL LIKE TONGUE IS SWOLLEN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FACE AND HANDS MAY SWELL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>USE EPIPEN IF THEY HAVE ONE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>POP THE CAP, STAB IT IN THEIR THIGH </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IF NO EPIPEN, CALL 911 </li></ul></ul>
  64. 70. Calling 911 <ul><li>REMAIN CALM!!!!! </li></ul><ul><li>DIAL 911 OR 9911 IF CALLING FROM A CAMPUS LANDLINE </li></ul><ul><li>TELL EMS THAT YOU HAVE AN INURED ATHLETE AT FHS AND FJH AND AT WHAT VENUE YOU ARE AT </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS, IT IS OK TO SAY I DO NOT KNOW </li></ul><ul><li>REMAIN ON THE PHONE UNTIL THE DISPATCHER HANGS UP </li></ul>
  65. 71. DIRECTIONS TO VENUES <ul><li>Please consult your Sports Medicine Coaches Handbook directions </li></ul><ul><li>Should not need to give Friendswood EMS directions to our facilities. </li></ul>
  66. 72. Emergency Policies and Procedures
  67. 73. Chain of Command <ul><li>1 st Attending Team Physician if Present </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd Adult Staff Athletic Trainer if Present </li></ul><ul><li>3 rd Coach in charge of team </li></ul><ul><li>At no time should a fan or spectator be allowed to render treatment to an athlete that they are not the parent or legal guardian of. </li></ul>
  68. 74. THINGS TO KNOW <ul><li>Location of telephone (land line or cell phone) </li></ul><ul><li>What keys unlock all doors and/or gates to athletic facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Location of nearest AED </li></ul><ul><li>Consent cards of your athletes (these should be carried with you to ALL PRACTICES AND GAMES/EVENTS) </li></ul>
  69. 75. TRANSPORTING AN ATHLETE TO LOCAL HOSPITAL <ul><li>If the athlete’s parents are not available or present the following need to happen </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Responsible school official should go with the athlete </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Athlete’s Consent Card should be sent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents and/or Emergency Contact should be notified immediately </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If not present, contact one of the staff athletic trainers </li></ul></ul>
  70. 76. Away Contest or Events <ul><li>Make the home team and/or home athletic training staff aware of the situation </li></ul><ul><li>Follow the procedures and policies of the home team for activating EMS </li></ul>
  71. 77. FHS SPORTS MEDICINE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
  72. 79. BEGINNING OF SEASON CHECKLIST <ul><li>Put your game schedule in RankOne </li></ul><ul><li>Put your roster (all kids that may try out) in RankOne </li></ul><ul><li>Check RankOne to see if all athletes have a physical on file prior to the first practice/tryout </li></ul><ul><li>Copies of all tournament brackets </li></ul><ul><li>Any special requests for supplies or equipment </li></ul>
  73. 80. WEEKLY CHECKLIST <ul><li>DEPARTURE TIMES FOR ALL EVENTS/GAMES/CONTESTS FOR THAT WEEK ARE ENTERED IN RANKONE </li></ul><ul><li>MAKE ANY CHANGES TO PRACTICE AND GAME SCHEDULES IN RANKONE </li></ul><ul><li>MAKE ANY CHANGES IN LOCATIONS OF GAMES AND PRACTICES IN RANKONE </li></ul><ul><li>READ DAILY/WEEKLY INJURY REPORTS AND MISSED TREATMENT REPORTS </li></ul>
  74. 81. END OF YEAR CHECKLIST <ul><li>RETURN ALL EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES TO TRAINING ROOM </li></ul><ul><li>RETURN ALL CONSENT CARD BOOKS </li></ul><ul><li>DISUCSS SUMMER CAMP NEEDS (COOLERS, WATER BOTTLES, STAFFING) </li></ul><ul><li>ENTER ROSTERS/PRE-ENROLLMENT SHEETS FOR THE NEXT YEAR INTO RANKONE </li></ul>
  75. 82. STUDENT TRAINERS <ul><li>EXTENSION OF THE STAFF ATHLETIC TRAINERS </li></ul><ul><li>GIVEN VERY SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS ON WHAT TO DO SHOULD AN INJURY OCCUR </li></ul><ul><li>DO NOT KNOW HOW TO EVALUATE INJURIES </li></ul>
  76. 83. TREATMENT POLICY MORNING TREATMENTS <ul><li>AUGUST TO OCTOBER </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>6:30 AM FRESHMAN FOOTBALL, VOLLEYBALL, CROSS COUNTRY </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>7:00 AM ALL VARSITY ATHLETES </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>7:30 AM ALL JUNIOR HIGH ATHLETES </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>NOVEMBER TO MAY </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>7:00 AM ALL HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETES </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>7:30 AM ALL JUNIOR HIGH ATHLETES </li></ul></ul></ul>IMPORTANT CHANGE – IF AN ATHLETE DOESN’T COME TO MORNING TREATMENTS AND WE FEEL TREATMENT IS NEEDED, WE WILL DO THAT TREATMENT AT THE BEGINNING OF THEIR ATHLETIC PERIOD .
  77. 84. CLOSING TIMES <ul><li>TRAINING ROOM WILL REMAIN OPEN DURINING FOOTBALL SEASON UNITL PRACTICE/GAMES ARE OVER </li></ul><ul><li>AFTER FOOTBALL, WE WILL CLOSE AT 5:30 PM OR IF THERE ARE EVENTS GOING ON THAT WE ARE COVERING WE WILL REMAIN ON CAMPUS UNTIL THEY ARE FINISHED </li></ul>
  78. 85. TAPING <ul><li>Any athlete that needs/requires taping for practice/games/events will be taped by an FHS staff athletic trainer unless other arrangements have been taped </li></ul><ul><li>No athlete is allowed to tape themselves </li></ul><ul><li>Athletes that want wrists and ankles taped, will be required to perform strengthening exercises 3 times a week </li></ul>
  79. 86. WATER <ul><li>We will supply water and bottles to all teams that practice on campus where a fountain is not available. Please let the athletic trainers know of any changes in practice location prior to 6 th period </li></ul><ul><li>Water will be provided for all High School home events, if we know that they are going on. We will not provide cups or bottles to visiting teams. </li></ul>
  80. 87. USE OF COOLERS <ul><li>PLEASE NOTIFY/ASK THE STAFF ATHLETIC TRAINERS PRIOR TO TAKING COOLERS FROM THE TRAINING ROOM </li></ul>
  81. 88. PHYSICALS <ul><li>ALL ATHLETES MUST HAVE A COMPLETED PHYSICAL PACKET ON FILE IN THE ATHLETIC TRAINING ROOM PRIOR TO BEING ALLOWED TO WORKOUT/TRYOUT/COMPETE IN ANY SPORT </li></ul><ul><li>IT WILL BE YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO MAKE SURE ALL YOUR ATHLETES ARE CLEARED TO PARTICIPATE </li></ul>
  82. 89. DOCTOR’S NOTES <ul><li>ANY ATHLETE THAT SEES A DOCTOR/PHYSICIAN FOR ANY REASON MUST HAVE A NOTE FROM THAT DOCTOR EVERYTIME THEY SEE THAT DOCTOR. </li></ul><ul><li>THE NOTE MUST BE TURNED IN BY THAT ATHLETE TO THE ATHLETIC TRAINERS PRIOR TO PRATICIPATING IN ANY FASHION </li></ul><ul><li>AN ATHLETE THAT FAILS TO BRING A DOCTOR’S NOTE WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO WORK OUT UNTIL THEY HAVE TURNED IN A NOTE </li></ul>
  83. 90. WEIGHT ROOM <ul><li>THE STAFF ATHLETIC TRAINERS WILL NOT SUPERVISE THE WEIGHT ROOM. </li></ul><ul><li>WE WILL REMOVE ANY ATHLETE FROM THE WEIGHTROOM THAT IS LIFTING UNSUPERVISED </li></ul>
  84. 91. SUMMER CAMPS <ul><li>THE FHS ATHLETIC TRAINING STAFF WILL NOT COVER ANY SUMMER CAMPS. </li></ul><ul><li>IF YOU ARE WANTING US AT YOUR CAMP, YOU MUST PAY US. </li></ul>
  85. 92. HOMEWORK <ul><li>VISIT WWW.UIL.UTEXAS.EDU FOR THE ON-LINE PORTION FOR THE ADULTS ONCE COMPLETED PLEASE PRINT YOUR CERTIFICATE AND TURN IN TO EITHER MYSELF OR KAREN </li></ul><ul><li>CAN BE FOUND UNDER THE SAFTEY TRAINING HEADLINE </li></ul><ul><li>WATCH YOUR EMAIL/COACHES CONFERNCES FOR THE STUDENT POWER POINT </li></ul><ul><li>SCHEDULE TIME TO SHOW THIS TO YOUR KIDS. </li></ul>
  86. 93. UIL WEBSITE
  87. 94. UIL SAFETY TRAINING FOR ATHLETES
  88. 95. COORDINTAED COMMUNICATION WITH UIL STAFF <ul><li>STEVE VANMETER OR DR. KENNEDY ONLY WILL COMMUNICATE WITH UIL STAFF </li></ul>
  89. 97. COPE <ul><li>MUST BE COMPLETED AND TURNED INTO ATHLETIC DIRECTORS OFFICE PRIOR TO THE START OF YOUR SEASON </li></ul><ul><li>GO TO UIL WEBSITE </li></ul><ul><li>PROCEED TO UIL GATEWAY </li></ul><ul><li>COMPLETE COPE PROGRAM </li></ul><ul><li>PRINT CERTIFICATE </li></ul>
  90. 98. “ DON’T DO ANYTHING THAT I CAN NOT DEFEND”
  91. 99. “ 24 HOUR COOLING OFF PERIOD”
  92. 101. HEAD COACHES CHECKLIST

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