Athletic Training

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Athletic Training
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  1. Emergency Action Plan (EAP)
    • Where to go
    • Who is in charge
    • Who is calling 911
    • Who is involved and their qualifications
    • Who is in charge of equipment
    • Who is documenting
    • Where is the athlete being taken to
    • Where are the entrances and exits
  2. Four Functions of the Emergency Personnel
    • 1. Immediate care of athlete
    • -administered by the most qualified person on emergency team
    • 2. Equipment retrieval
    • -emergency equipment
    • 3. Activation of EMS
    • -when deemed necessary
    • 4. Directing EMS to scene of injury
    • -need to know all access routes to the area
  3. FIRST AID TRAINING
    • all personnel must be certified in basic first aid and CPR/AED.
    • training should be updated every 2 years.
  4. ASSESSMENT OF THE INJURED ATHLETE
    • Two parts:
    • 1. initial survey
    • 2. physical exam
    • -DO NOT MOVE ATHLETE UNLESS YOU HAVE TO!
  5. Initial Survey
    is athletes life in immediate danger?

    • nervous system
    • respiratory system
    • circulatory system
  6. NERVOUS SYSTEM
    use AVPU to determine level of responsiveness

    • A- Alert and Aware
    • V- responds to Verbal stimulus
    • P- responds to Painful stimulus
    • U- Unresponsive to any stimulus
  7. RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
    • Assessment of respiratory system is first priority!
    • Look, Listen, Feel.
    • Perform head tilt chin lift
  8. CIRCULATORY SYSTEM
    • two concerns
    • 1. presence or absence of signs of circulation
    • 2. presence or absence of loss of blood
    • -externally
    • -internally
  9. PHYSICAL EXAM
    • History- have a discussion with athlete or onlookers
    • Observation- observing for obvious signs and/ or symptoms related to injury
    • Palpation- feeling the injured area in order to collect more information
  10. S.O.A.P.
    • Subjective- what does the athlete tell you
    • Objective- what does clinician observe
    • Assessment- impression of injury
    • Plan- what is clinicians plan

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