Sports First Responder – JOHN BOULAY, B.Sc., CAT(C), PCP, DO (Q)

  • Type:
  • Seminar/ Workshop
  • Time:
  • 27 hours hours
An intensive course for health care providers who respond to pre-hospital emergencies in a sports setting. The Canadian Red Cross curriculumof40-44 hrs is covered with credit given for prior knowledge. The course is enhanced with additional sports medicine content necessary for effective field interventions. Course Content: • Emergency Medical Services (EMS/911) system • Role as First Responder, legal aspects,disease transmission • Responder/ home team responsibilities • Reporting, communication protocols • Equipment, tools, supplies, guidelines • ILCOR 2010 and PHT LS 2011 applications • Health Care Provider - CPR/AED • Primary care survey: U-Glasgow/ AVPU • UCABd, air way access, equipment extrication • Faceguard/helmet removal/re-alignment • Obstructed airway, Heimlich • Airway adjuncts: oral-naso-pharyngeal • Ventilation: pocket mask, bag-valve-mask(2-person) • Oxygenation: cylinder, regulator, masks, cannula • Suction: manual/mechanical • Secondary Survey: DEFG, protocols, vital signs • Hemorrhage control: capillary, venous, arterial, directpressure, tourniquet (uncontrolledarterial) • Wounds: care, dressing, bandaging, protection • Soft tissue management, msk, amputation • Head trauma: Traumatic Brain Injury mild/severe • Facial/ant. neck/chest/ribs/viscera/pelvis/genitals • Fracture management, alignment • Spinal: assessment/immobilization/packaging • Football/Hockey spinal care guidelines • Respiratory: asthma, COPD, hyperventilation • Medical: cardiac, CVA, seizures, diabetes • Shock: physiological/electrical, Epi-pen, Twinject • Burns: superficial, partial/ full thickness, scalds, electrical • Drowning/ submersion • Hyperthermia/ hypothermia/ frost nip/ frostbite • Moves, lifts, transfers, practical simulations • Multiple casualty, triage, exams
John Boulay
Coastal Sports & Wellness- Friday Oct 20, 2017At the CCMH Halifax Campus- Sat & Sun Oct 21 & 22, 2017
15 Dartmouth Road, Bedford, NS
B4A 3X
902.404.8034
  • Units:
  • 13.5
  • Approved by:
  • Nova Scotia
  • Prerequisites:
  • None
  • Category:
  • Primary
  • Course Target:
  • All Audiences
  • Course Class:
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