Emergency Bag Maximization – 444

Do You Have an Emergency Bag?

Is your Emergency bag packed and ready to go?

Is it easily identifiable?

Do your helpers know what to do if you say go get the emergency bag?

Have you checked with your local EMS about what might be good to add to your kit?


Emergency Bag

Experience Talks:

Perry and Bubba join the Sports Medicine Broadcast to share best practices in packing an emergency bag for the best opportunity at success.

If Perry only had one item to help in an emergency it would be a clean towel.

Some of the items they mentioned:

NasoPharyngeal Airway
CPR Mask
Magic marker –
     T on head for tourniquet
     Numbering system for accountability
Perry’s “Magic Towel”
Pulse ox – good for asthma kids in regular use
Flat and Phillips head screwdriver or Leatherman multi-tool
Small mirror
Hard candy for diabetic
Head lamp to replace pen light

Cynch-Lock Tamper Evident Seals

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Show Notes


AT Cares Program – 347

Still in its infancy the ATCares program being rolled out by the NATA is a phenomenal resource that has been long over due.  I am excited to be a part of the program and have been a helping hand in Bubba Wilson being asked to be the district 6 representative.

Here we focus on the reason for this, basic tips and the effects it has had so far.

My one big take away: Say “I've been in a similar situation” instead of “I know how you feel” because you truly do not know how that person feels.

In case you missed my story here is the full episodes where we dealt with the loss of an athlete.

Episode 135 – Full story, very raw emotions

Episode 190 – After Action Plan – a follow up to the story

Critical Incident Stress Management – 219

At my district we are moving forward with implementing tools and policy to better serve the medical providers in the event of a critical incident at work.  Athletic trainers do not normally deal with the death of an athlete, parent or coach.  Even less often is when they perform life saving measures and still lose the person.  We are not Emergency Department employees that see this daily and we also have a relationship built with those people.  Please look into improving a really rotten situation before it happens.
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