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Emergency Action Plan

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The Emergency Action Plan

Emergency situations may arise at any time during athletic events. Expedient action must be taken in order to provide the best possible care to the sport participant. The development and implementation of an emergency action plan will help ensure that the best care will be provided.

Coaches and Athletes Need to Know:

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HAVE A PLANwhich TELLS the people WHAT TO DO. Establish teams:

  • Call 911 Team (6 Students)
  • Find nearest phone & call 911
  • Call Contacts
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  • CPR/AED Team (4 Students)
  • When AED arrives
  • Turn It On and Follow Voice Prompts
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  • AED Team (4 Students)
  • Get the AED
  • Get the Athletic Director
  • Heat Stroke Team (4 students)
  • Fill tub daily
  • Get water, ice and towels

For each team there are two steps that must be completed:

  • Identify WHAT the TEAM needs to know
  • Identify WHO will be on each TEAM

PRACTICE THE EMERGENCY PLAN - REGULARLY

Please review the regulations that provide for safe & healthful facilities for competitors and spectators as outlined in state statutes 254.11 to 254.178 and be familiar with school emergency evacuation procedures.

Training

Compression only CPR

  1. American Red Cross
  2. American Heart Association
  3. WebMD

AED Education

  1. HeartSaver AED Courses (including eLearning)
  2. Cardiac Science

Save-A-Life Simulator - Video simulation of sudden cardiac arrest in a public setting and appropriate response