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1

Perform an On-field evaluation of an unconscious athlete. Include how you would manage the scene until emergency medical help arrives.

Note body position.
Establish LOC
Call 911
Check environment for safety hazard.
Check Circulation
Check Airway and Breathing
Assume Neck and Spine Injury
Remove Facemask only for CPR
Do nothing until conscious.
Continue to monitor and maintain vitals til EMS arrives

2

Call 911. List the information you would include in the call.

Type of Emergency
Suspected Injury
Present condition of the athlete
Assistance being Given
Location of phone being used
Location of Emergency
Building limitations

3

List The Vital signs and demonstrate how you would assess them

LOC
Ability to move distally
Pulse 60-80
Blood Pressure
Respiration 12-20
Body Temperature
Skin Color
PEARL
Document Vitals and continue to monitor

4

Explain the proper management of an athlete who is experiencing shock as a result of severe pain

Maintain Core Body temp
Elevate head and legs above heart
Check positioning
Keep pt calm
Keep athlete safe
Limit Spectators
Reassure athlete
Do not give anything by mouth
Monitor Vitals
Call 911

5

Fit crutches and demonstrate how you would instruct the athlete to use them, including how to go up and down stairs, as well as stand from a chair

Check pads, grips, and hardware
Proper Fit. Armpit. Height
Walking: bear weight through hands
Going up stairs, lead with good
Down with the bad. Crutches and leg always together
Sit/Get up from the chair

6

Splint an Ankle

Select Splint
Above and below joint
Check circulation
Check motor
Check sensation
Refer

7

Splint an Elbow

Select Splint
Above and below joint
Sling and Swathe
Check circulation
Check motor
Check sensation
Refer

8

Demonstrate how to treat and properly dress a laceration of the forearm. Identify and use appropriate universal precautions.

Wash Hands
Apply gloves
Sterile environment and instruments
Clean Wound. Soap and Water
Determine if sutures are needed
Apply sterile dressing and antibiotic
Secure dressing with tape and wrap
Referral?
Disposal of contaminated goods
Remove gloves and wash hands
Remind pt to return after play
Monitor for infection

9

Demonstrate and discuss the correct procedure for urine collection and the use of the test strips to measure specific gravity

Gloves
No Cross-Contamination
Explain collection process
Apply sample strip
read results
record results
Proper clean-up and disposal of materials

10

Demonstrate Compression Wrap for an adductor strain

Select Wrap
Internal Rotation
apply wrap
Secure with tape
Check function / tightness

11

A bball player just sprained their left ankle during practice. The coach and one of the other players have helped him to the training room. Demonstrate how you would treat tis acute ankle sprain.

Position for evaluation
Remove Shoe and sock
Both ankles for Comparison
Evaluation
Rule Out Fracture
Calm Athlete
RICE
Check Circulation
Check movement
Check sensation
Boot?
Crutches?
Referral?
Return Tomorrow

12

The goalie for your women's soccer team has just sustained a blow to the lateral side of her knee during a game. She is on the ground, writhing in pain, crying and holding her right knee. The official has stopped the game and called you on the field. How will you mange this situation?

Calm athlete
control the scene
History
Inspection
Deformity
Discoloration
Swelling
Palpation
Rule out fracture
Check Motor
Check Sensation
Check circulation
A/P muscle testing
Drawer
Lachman's
Valgus Stress
Varus Stress
Plan Treatment
Transport

13

A football lineman stepped on an opponent's foot and twisted his ankle. Still on field. unable to bear weight. shoe spatted. Fellow players have gathered around and blocking him. you are called on field

Clear the scene.
Control the scene
calm athlete
cut spatting
remove shoe
Inspection
MOI
rule out fracture
check sensation
Check circulation
Dorsi/eversion
drawer
tilt
plan
transport off-field