SMC's Core 4 programming provides medical teams with advanced emergency response training. Our focus is on providing an experience that results in a measurable improvement in outcomes for critically injured athletes.
Cervical Spine Injury
- Develop a cognitive understanding of clinical criteria used to elude cervical spine injury.
- Determine appropriateness of transport.
- Make appropriate clinical decisions regarding various safe handling maneuvers, including appropriateness and timing of equipment removal.
- Demonstrate appropriate coordination and choreography of critical care task completion.
- Develop leadership roles and expectations.
- Recognize the need for additional resources and establish effective communication for acquiring needed resources.
- Understand risk mitigation and demonstrate effective team dynamics with the most appropriate team model.
- Understand and demonstrate delegation of roles during an emergency.
- Understand how leadership roles change when patients. decompensate.
- Recognize the subtle signs and symptoms indicating the need for early transport.
- Understand the relationship between hypotension and decompensation.
Isolated Head Trauma
- Early recognition of complications associated with isolated head trauma.
- Understand the complications of airway management due to isolated head trauma.
- Recognize the role of vital signs in early differential diagnosis
Improve interdisciplinary collaboration in the treatment of concurrent seizure.
- Establish leadership expectations regarding airway management and neurological care oversight.
- Learn and implement emergency action plan essentials associated with improved outcomes for patients, including coaches, players, and umpires.
- Demonstrate competency in performance of critical care tasks and resource allocation.
- Develop a cognitive understanding of interdisciplinary team dynamics that result in effective delivery of critical care.
- Develop approaches to effective high quality BLS care prior to the arrival of EMS.