Emergency management of injuries in sport should be handled by a trained medical professional. An emergency action plan (EAP) is necessary for any school or university with venues where athletes exercise. An emergency action plan should be specific to your organization, venues, resources, and personnel. Sports medicine professionals must be competent in developing, implementing, and reviewing EAPs to protect athletes and reduce liability for the individual healthcare professional and institution. The instructor will provide an overarching review of the literature regarding the management of establishing emergency action plans to allow the participant to become proficient in establishing procedures and identifying personnel and resources to create EAPs.
Live WebinarFri, Jun 14, 2024 at 10:00 am EDT
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- After this course, participants will be able to tdentify the three essential pieces that make a successful Emergency Action Plan (EAP).
- After this course, participants will be able to list the seven key personnel members needed to enact a successful EAP when an incident occurs.
- After this course, participants will be able to construct an EAP for each venue that the athletic trainer is responsible for.
- After this course, participants will be able to develop a plan to review any current EAPs and develop an evidence-based approach to overcome potential obstacles.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how current EAPs can evolve due to resource availability and facility modifications.
|Background, review of learning outcomes, Importance of Emergency Action Plans (EAPs)
|Best Practice Recommendations, Essential Framework, Key Personnel, Basic Equipment, Implementation Sequence, and Medical Timeout
|School Emergency Response Team (SERT), Forming a SERT, SERT Skill Inventory, Purpose of SERT, and Components of Emergency Planning
|Developing the Emergency Plan, Legal Issues/Concerns, and SERT Toolbox/First Aid Kit
|Practical Applications and Clinical Bottom Line
EdD, PT, LAT, ATC, SCS
J.D. Boudreaux received a Bachelor of Science degree from McNeese State University in 2003 as well as a Masters of Physical Therapy from LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport in 2005. In August of 2003, he became nationally certified as an athletic trainer and obtained his Sports Certified Specialist certification through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in 2011. He completed his EdD degree from the University of Louisiana Monroe in Curriculum and Instruction in the Fall of 2018. He has over ten years of experience as a dual credentialed sports medicine professional. He has spent seven years managing acute athletic injuries and directing the post-surgical rehabilitation of high-level athletes at the collegiate level.
Furthermore, he has served as a visiting lecturer and clinical preceptor for an ATEP program. Currently, he is employed as a Director of Sports Medicine for an outreach program in south Louisiana and works within a private outpatient sports medicine clinic delivering care in conjunction with other medical professionals to a variety of individuals, including high school and collegiate athletes.
Non-financial disclosures: John Boudreaux has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
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