Standard Principles of Resuscitation & Trauma in Sport (SPoRTS) course

Standard Principles of Resuscitation & Trauma in Sport (SPoRTS) course

€425.00 p/p

2- Days

The responsibility of the pitch-side medical team has never been higher. Health care professionals are under more and more scrutiny in terms of skill maintenance and professional development. The pitch-side clinical team have a duty of care to the athlete/player, along with a responsibility to update and improve their own clinical knowledge and skills. We believe in an integrated approach where Health care professionals from all levels and backgrounds practice and learn together - The SPoRTS course is aimed at those Health Care Professionals who don’t deal with critical care situations every day is designed to practice within a non-threatening learning environment to assess and perform immediate life saving interventions or to prepare the critically unwell athlete/player for safe transfer to hospital.

Course Details

The course is designed to help you recognise the critically ill; develop practical skills to treat them and co-ordinate a team to transfer them.

• BLS/AED: 2 years certification      • Life Threatening injuries
• Moving injured players.                  • Concussion
• MSK injuries                                   • Match day planning
• Airway management                      • Head & Spinal injuries
• Key lectures                                • Skill stations
• Scenarios                                    • Discussions
• Team work
• To standardise the level of pitch-side Immediate care of Health Care Professionals involved with all sporting events
• To promote confidence when dealing with the potentially critically injured athletes on the field of play
• To provide a forum for sharing of knowledge and CPD within peers

Candidate Criteria

Pitch-side Immediate Care course for all Health Care Professionals actively or looking to become involved in sports

Course Format
  • Guideline lecture
  • Discussions
  • Skill stations
  • Scenarios
  • Working in teams
  • Small group work
  • Equipment familiarisation
  • Competency-based assessment
  • Blended learning
  • Problem-based learning
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