Failure to implement appropriate care in a timely manner is a major cause of problems leading to catastrophic injury or death. Train your staff on best practices in emergency care.
This training event provides hands-on skill review. The team will provide a review of current emergency action plans (practice facility and game day) with in-person discussion with current designated sports medicine staff. The program begins with an initial review of team member skills. Lab sessions will involve actual practice of skills with review of each scenario to assess participants. Challenging scenarios will be developed to maximize learning. Lab sessions are led by professionals qualified for such emergency training. Course facilitators are Athletic Trainers, Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians with advanced training in care of sports participants will be engaged to provide training and educational sessions.
|AREAS OF FOCUS:||FORMAT:|
|• Spine/head trauma
• Isolated head trauma
• Heat illness
• Cardiac arrest/arrhythmia; and
• Truncal Trauma with hypotension
|Program includes review and assessment of
emergency skills of participants followed by
specific scenario practice. Courses can be
individualized to encompass a total of 4 hours
up to 6 hours according to areas of focus.
SAMPLE PROGRAM AGENDA
|Welcome / Medical Time Out (MTO) / EAP Review|
|Skills Practice (Airway / BVM / Suction; BVM, OPA, NPA, suction, supraglottic
airways, oxygen, etc., Equipment removal, Rectal thermometry, and Integrated Pit-
Crew CPR concepts)
|Practical Skills Integration
- Airway Management
- Vital Sign significance - Mist Report
- High Quality CPR
- Log Roll and Multi Person Lift
- Fracture Management
- Cervical Collar and SMR Packaging
- Helmet Removal and Shoulder Pad Removal
- Exertional Heat Stroke
- core temperature assessment
Scenarios would include:
- Cervical Spine / involved with equipment
- On Field Airway / SCA
- Truncal Trauma
- Low Leg Fracture/Dislocation
- Exertional Heat Stroke
- Mental Health Emergency
- Drug Overdose
|Closure / Dismissal|
President - Walters Inc. - Consultant in Sports Medicine
Following a 27 year career in collegiate athletic training, Hall of Fame Athletic Trainer Rod Walters has provided consultation services to clients from professional sports leagues to Power 5 colleges and universities. His work has morphed into being an expert witness on athletic injuries. His popular educational programs are available at www.rodwalters.com/seminars/
Darryl Conway, MA, ATCL, ATC
Senior Associate Athletic Director / Chief Health & Welfare Officer, University of Michigan
In addition to being a certified member of the NATA, Darryl has worked with various SWAT Teams as their Tactical Medic and Athletic Trainer, and as a volunteer EMT, and has been an American Red Cross first aid, CPR, and AED instructor for
greater than 30 years.
John Hebert, N-RP
John is a Fire Captain/Paramedic for the city of Alpharetta and a Paramedic for Grady EMS that services the City of Atlanta. His 14 years as a Paramedic includes working as a Paramedic on the sideline of the Atlanta Falcons since 2013.
Glen Henry, MA, EMT-P
UGA Football Paramedic, Retired VP of Academic Affairs, Athens Technical College
Glenn has been a licensed paramedic for the last 42 years in Georgia and a licensed Paramedic instructor since 1988. Glenn is also the Medical Advisor for the Oconee County Fire Rescue Department and has served as the on field paramedic for UGA football for the last 20 years.
Ed Strapp, FPc/TPc, NRP, ATC
Trooper/Flight Paramedic and Rotational Athletic Trainer, Maryland State Police
Ed has been certified for 20 years and worked in both High School and College programs in addition to being a rotational athletic trainer and traveling the world with the Ski and Snowboard Teams. The acute care of patients has always been the passion throughout Ed’s career working in EMS, Athletic Training and even as a ski patroller at several mountains. Ed was recently appointed as an Athletic Trainer for the US in the 2024 Olympics.