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Station Divided Sports Physical

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Station Divided Sports Physical

  • General
  1. Portions of physical performed at separate stations
  2. Separate Room for each station
  3. May see as many as 35 patients per hour
  • Approach
  • Room 1 - Sign in (Staff with coach or volunteer)
  1. Sign-In
  2. Record demographics
  • Approach
  • Room 2 - History Review
  1. Filled out by Parent and athlete
  2. Review questions as a group to explain meaning
  3. Review positive responses with physician
  • Approach
  • Room 3 - Vital Signs (Nurse or Medical Assistant staffs)
  1. Height
  2. Weight
  3. Blood Pressure
  4. Heart Rate
  5. Vision
  • Approach
  • Room 4 - Head, Neck, and Skin (Physician staffs)
  1. Standard Head and Neck Exam
  2. Contagious skin lesions
  • Approach
  • Room 5 - Chest (Physician staffs)
  1. Cardiac exam
    1. Heart Murmur
    2. Heart Rhythm
    3. Femoral and radial Pulses
  2. Pulmonary Exam
  • Approach
  • Room 6 - Abdomen (Physician staffs)
  1. Hepatosplenomegaly
  2. Abdominal masses
  3. Hernias
  4. Genitalia
  5. Tanner Staging
  • Approach
  • Room 7 - Orthopedic screen (Physician, PT, trainer staffs)
  1. Perform Brief Musculoskeletal Exam (2 minutes)
  • Approach
  • Room 8 - Assessment and Disposition (Physician staffs)
  1. Integrate exam findings
  2. Recommend
    1. Further evaluation
    2. Competitive status
    3. Counsel
  3. Obtain Phone number for follow-ups