BESE Rules for ACT 352

Pursuant to §1299.186(F) of this Act, the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners (LSBME) and the Louisiana High School Athletic Association’s (LHSAA) Sports Medicine Advisory Committee recommend the following Rules for a Sports Injury Management Program to the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE):

                                        

Injury Management Program Rules for Serious Sports Injuries

§501. Injury Management Program (click HERE)

 §503. Protocol for Educational Training on Serious Sports Injuries

A. Each high school coach and game official of a school- sponsored/sanctioned athletic activity shall attend an educational workshop, as approved by physician members of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) Sports Medicine Advisory Committee or the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners (LSBME). Each approved workshop shall be designed to educate the attendees concerning the nature, and risks associated with, serious sport injuries.

1. Each school board or district shall determine an appropriate method of documentation that each respective high school coach received such approved educational training regarding the nature, and risks associated with, serious sport injuries.

2. The director of the Louisiana High School Officials Association shall determine an appropriate method of documentation that each game official received such approved educational training regarding the nature, and risks associated with, serious sport injuries.

B. Each high school student-athlete, and his/her respective parent(s) or guardian(s), shall annually acknowledge the risks of serious sports injuries prior to the student-athlete’s participation in any school sponsored sports event. Each student and parent/guardian shall review either printed or verifiable electronic information regarding the nature and risks of serious sports injuries, as provided by the school or school district. 

1. Each school board or district shall determine an appropriate method of documentation that each respective high school student-athlete, and his/her parent/guardian(s), did view educational information regarding the nature, and risks associated with, serious sport injuries.

 §505. Injury Management Protocol of  Serious Sports Injuries (click HERE)

 §701. Definitions (click HERE)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 (click imabe above to view a section of BESE Bulletin 135)

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