Sandalwood Athletics Emergency Action Plans

  • Emergency Action Plan Introduction

    PRIOR TO THE BEGINNING OF PRACTICE AND/OR GAME, THE ATHLETIC TRAINER ON SITE WILL HAVE COMMUNICATED ACCORDINGLY TO COACHES, STAFF, AND MEDICAL PERSONNEL (EMS) REGARDING THE ASSIGNED ROLES, DUTIES, AND SIGNALS FOR EMERGENCY SITUATIONS.

    Roles of Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)

    • Preventative care for all student-athletes (includes evaluation, consultation, taping, and use of therapeutic modalities such as whirlpool, intermittent compression, and hot and cold therapy);

    • Emergency equipment retrieval;

    • Immediate evaluation and care of the more seriously-injured or ill student-athletes;

    • *Activation of emergency medical system (EMS);

    • *911 call (provide name, address, telephone number; number of individuals injured; condition of injured;

      first aid treatment; specific directions; other information as requested;

    • Return to play decision-making on the injured student-athlete;

    • Physician referral of the injured student-athlete;

    • Contacting the parent(s) of the injured student-athlete;

    • Rehabilitative care for injured student-athletes (includes evaluation, consultation, taping, and use of

      therapeutic modalities such as whirlpool, electronic stimulation, ultrasound, intermittent compression, and hot and cold therapy). Rehabilitation should follow physician protocols.

      Roles of Coaches/Administrators

    • Ensure emergency entrance to the Stadium is clear and accessible (check parking lots regularly);

    • Unlock and open gates for EMS to access stadium;

    • Direct EMS personnel (ambulance) to scene

    • Scene control: limit scene to sports medicine personnel and move bystanders (including other athletes)

      away from area of injured athlete.

    • Ensure parking lot is clear and accessible to emergency personnel

     

    EAP Stadium/Track

    stadium map

    gym EAP

    gym map

    baseball cap

    baseball map

    practice field lap

    practice field map

    small practice field

    small practice map

    softball

    softball map

    swimming

    swim map

    tennis

    tennis courts map

    wrestle cheer

    wrestle cheer map

    aerial view