IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PRIMARY CARERS
DUTY OF CARE & INJURED PLAYERS
PHONE NUMBER FOR FIRST AID ROOM AT PRICELINE STADIUM:
If pre-event taping is required you are asked to provide YOUR OWN STRAPPING TAPE OR PURCHASE TAPE from the Sports Trainer on Duty.
Please note the following information regarding injured players:
If you have an injured player on the court with HEAD AND/OR NECK trauma, or any other potentially serious injury such as:
DO NOT MOVE the injured player especially if you are unsure of the extent of their injuries.
PHONE the first aid room or send someone to notify the sports trainer/s on duty and they will attend to the player on the court. HEAD AND NECK INJURIES ARE POTENTIALLY SERIOUS. If the player is conscious you can ask the following questions:
For information on MOUTH PROTECTION (click here for link).
REMEMBER ALL SUSPECTED HEAD INJURIES REQUIRE URGENT MEDICAL ASSESSMENT.
The syndrome of CONCUSSION (click for link) is very common in sport.
The cause can be:
IF THERE IS ANY POSSIBILITY OF SERIOUS INJURY:
MANAGEMENT OF AN INJURED PLAYER
If you send someone to the first aid room or sports trainer TO OBTAIN ICE (click for link); it is the sports trainer’s responsibility to:
CONSENT TO MEDICAL PROCEDURES FOR MINORS (click for link)
PLAYER MEDICATION (Click here for link)
Sports Trainers are not permitted under the Netball SA Code of Conduct to administer, recommend or supply participants with prescription or ‘over the counter’ medications. Asthma inhalers and EpiPen or Anapen are exempt.
PHONE NUMBER FOR FIRST AID ROOM: 8238 0517
Sports Trainer Services
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