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Emergency Medical Care

EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE

Emergency Medical Information

 All students, staff and faculty of Quest College should be aware of medical treatment available on campus, and the procedure for acquiring medical care and/or transportation in case of emergency.  Quest College is fortunate that medical instructors of the facility are trained in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). At least one of the medical instructors is usually on campus at all times.  In addition, there is a first aid kit available at the Registrar’s office, and in the Medical Lab.

Emergency Medical Care

 All students, staff and faculty should immediately report a medical emergency to the next nearest staff or faculty member. The notified employee will:

 School Staff Response:

  • Quickly assess the situation.  Make sure the situation is safe for you to approach.

Examples of danger include, but are not limited to:

a. Live electric wires
b. Gas leak
c. Building damage
d. Animal threat

  • Immediately notify the School Director whose contact information is posted below. If the School Director is unavailable immediately inform the Director of Faculty and Student Services/Corporate Office.
  • Assess the seriousness of the injury or illness.
  • Under life and death circumstances call or have someone call 9-1-1 immediately.  Be prepared to provide the school name and address, exact location (floor, room number); describe illness or type of injury; and age of the victim(s).
  • Protect yourself against contact with body fluids (blood borne pathogens).
  • Administer appropriate first aid according to your level of training until help arrives.
  • Comfort and reassure the victim. Do Not Move the sick or injured unless the scene is unsafe.
  • If the victim is not breathing or there is no pulse, contact staff member trained in CPR to begin Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Rescue Breathing.
  • Complete incident report.

 Administration:

  • Direct staff to call 9-1-1, if necessary, and provide appropriate information to responders.
  • Send school staff with first responder/first aid training to the scene.
  • Assign a staff member to meet emergency medical service responders and lead them to the injured/sick person.
  • Assign a staff member to remain with the victim if they are transported to the hospital.
  • Notify emergency contact of the situation, include type of injury or illness, medical care given and location where the victim has been transported.
  • Ensure student/staff medical information from administrative records is sent to the hospital (if available).
  • Notify the school director and provide a brief description of the incident.
  • Advise faculty and staff of the situation (when appropriate).
  • Follow-up with the emergency contact.

An incident report shall be written and submitted to the corporate office within 24 hours after the occurrence.  Each individual who participated in the emergency care shall write an incident report. Incident reports can be acquired from the front desk.

Minor Emergency Care

Minor emergency medical care requirements will be reported to the nearest staff or faculty member.  These problems will be resolved utilizing the first aid kit only or by referral to the appropriate medical facility or physician.

Emergency Phone Contacts

Morning and Afternoon Classes – Monday thru Friday

  1. Emergency Assistance   911
  2. San Antonio Police Department   210-207-7425
  3. San Antonio Fire Department    210-735-9206

Evening Classes – Monday thru Friday

  1. Emergency Assistance   911
  2. San Antonio Police Department 210-207-7425
  3. San Antonio Fire Department 201-735-9206
  4. Building Security 210-383-8018
  5. School Director 210-787-0802

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