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Chapter 9: Domain III: Immediate and Emergency Care

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

A: An emergency action plan (EAP) must be created for each separate location where sports and activities take place. The plan must be comprehensive and include all possible situations.28 Question Level: R

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).

C: An emergency action plan (EAP) should include information on emergency personnel, emergency communication, emergency equipment, roles of first responders, activation of emergency medical services (EMS), venue directions, and sports medicine staff/administration names and contact information.28 Question Level: R

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

B: The emergency action plan (EAP) for each venue should include information concerning the following: accessibility to emergency personnel, communication systems, emergency equipment, and emergency vehicle transportation.17 Question Level: R

According to the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) position ...

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