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Task 1: Establish emergency action plans (EAPs) to guide appropriate and unified response to events and optimize outcomes.

1. Which of the following descriptions best defines an emergency action plan (EAP)?

A. Written document that defines the standard of care required in every conceivable event during an emergency situation

B. Step-by-step procedures that are specific to the needs of each institution and athletic facility during an emergency situation

C. A statement that will drive the institution's functional goals, which in turn formulate all medical operating procedures

D. Detailed plan that describes the roles of involved personnel during an emergency situation

E. Written, site-specific plan for transporting injured athletes in an emergency situation

2. Which of the following are components of an emergency action plan (EAP)?

A. Roles of first responders, venue directions, and emergency contact information for each athlete

B. Names and contact information for staff and administration personnel, date of most recent EAP practice session, list of available emergency equipment

C. Emergency personnel, modes of communication, and venue directions or site map

D. Location of personal protective equipment, roles of first responders, method of activating emergency medical services (EMS).

3. When creating your emergency action plan (EAP), what information should be included for each specific venue?

A. Emergency vehicle transportation, emergency equipment, location of lightning safe shelters

B. Accessibility to emergency personnel, communication systems, emergency equipment

C. Name and location of nearest emergency care facility, number of stairs between floors, availability of emergency transportation

D. Location of lightning safe shelters, policy for activating emergency transportation, communication systems

4. According to the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) position statement on acute management of the cervical spine—injured athlete, which of the following dictates the development of separate emergency action plans (EAPs)?

A. Injury risk level of sports

B. Gender of athlete

C. Sport or activity locations

D. Sport seasons

5. In 2012 the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) released the official statement entitled “Time Outs Before Athletic Events ...

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