Flashcards in Practical Deck (13)
Perform an On-field evaluation of an unconscious athlete. Include how you would manage the scene until emergency medical help arrives.
Note body position.
Check environment for safety hazard.
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
Call 911. List the information you would include in the call.
Type of Emergency
Present condition of the athlete
Assistance being Given
Location of phone being used
Location of Emergency
List The Vital signs and demonstrate how you would assess them
Ability to move distally
Document Vitals and continue to monitor
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
Keep pt calm
Keep athlete safe
Do not give anything by mouth
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
Splint an Ankle
Above and below joint
Splint an Elbow
Above and below joint
Sling and Swathe
Demonstrate how to treat and properly dress a laceration of the forearm. Identify and use appropriate universal precautions.
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
Disposal of contaminated goods
Remove gloves and wash hands
Remind pt to return after play
Monitor for infection
Demonstrate and discuss the correct procedure for urine collection and the use of the test strips to measure specific gravity
Explain collection process
Apply sample strip
Proper clean-up and disposal of materials
Demonstrate Compression Wrap for an adductor strain
Secure with tape
Check function / tightness
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
Rule Out Fracture
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?
control the scene
Rule out fracture
A/P muscle testing