Medical and Emergency PoliciesLife-Threatening Medical Emergency Policy
Medical and Emergency Policies

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  • In case of life-threatening medical emergencies, leaders will call 911 (or host site emergency response number), preferably from a hardwired phone instead of a cell phone, and then call the youth’s parents and/or guardians, or the adult’s emergency contact. At least one adult will follow or...
  • See Medical Documentation policy in Documentation Policies.
  • Programs must have a clear on site procedure, see policy requirements below. ...
  • The following conditions require consulting with either an on-call nurse/doctor, quick pick up by parent/guardian or appropriate transport for an adult, calling 911, or transport to an emergency room or urgent care medical facility: ...
  • First-Aid Staff ...
  • The medical procedures for onsite staff with only First Aid or EMT level training provide for two program circumstances: one with an on call nurse or doctor and one without. ...
  • Participants who need to use injectable medication should bring a sharps container. If a participant does not bring one and there is not one in the host location, staff should create a temporary one. A temporary one should be leak-proof, made of metal or heavy plastic such as a laundry detergent or...

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