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Medical Emergency Action Plans
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Crisis Management Comprehensive EAP’s cover Fires Bomb threats Power outages Violent people Environmental emergencies Medical EAPs
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Sport, Recreation, Exercise related injury data reveal………….
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We must plan & prepare for medical emergencies……. . > 775,000 youth under 15 are treated in hospital ER’s every yr. (CDC) Sport-related injuries among those 35-54 rose 33% from 1991 to 1998. (CDC) > 10,000 people receive treatment each day in hospital ER’s due to an injury in SRE. (CDC) Stadiums/arenas, golf courses, health clubs - top 10 most likely public places for cardiac arrests
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Responsibility to Provide Emergency Medical Assistance Professional Need ACSM/AHA NSCA NATA Legal Need Risk Management Negligence Lawsuits
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Legal Responsibility There is a general consensus among the courts that sport and recreation providers have the responsibility to provide medical assistance to participants.
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course SPM 6726 taught by Professor Johnspengler during the Fall '11 term at University of Florida.

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