Boy Scouts of America National Health and Safety Support Committee CAMP HEALTH OFFICER TRAINING. Revised February 2013. Outline. Introduction The role of the camp health officer General information Preopening and opening camp Activities during camp Closing camp Quiz. 2. Introduction.
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Boy Scouts of AmericaNational Health and Safety Support CommitteeCAMP HEALTH
Revised February 2013
Planning is essential to any successful camping experience. This training course has been developed to help the camp health officer understand some of the important steps in providing adequate health and safety in the camp environment.
At the end of this training course, you should:
Materials that will help in performing your duties include the following:
During the camp season, your duties will include any and probably all of the following:
Take time to review the material we have covered.
Write down your answers to the following questions.
Question 1: True or false?
The camp health officer reports to the camp director but operates under the direction of the council’s health supervisor using approved policies and procedures.
What are some of the duties of the camp health officer?
Question 3: True or false?
The camp health officer may train others to assist in the administration of the medical screening process at camp.
Question 4: True or false?
Every camper and leader is required to have a medical screening prior to participating in any activity at summer camp.
Which document is used to record all injuries at camp?
What is the function of the camp health lodge?
Who will routinely administer routine prescription drugs to Scouts in summer camp?
The camp emergency action plan should address which of the following items?
Question 9: True or false?
In the case of a fatality, serious injury, or illness, the camp health officer should immediately contact the camp director.
What procedure should be followed when treating a camper who comes to you with a cut finger?
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