Conduct advanced taping

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Assessment Template
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Evidence Guide
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Self Assessment Survey
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Registered Training Organisations
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare for taping.

1.1. Identify the purpose for taping.

1.2. Consult with athletes to identify contraindications and precautions for taping according to organisational policies and procedures and relevant legislation.

1.3. Refer the athlete to appropriate personnel in the medical support team or a health care professional as required.

1.4. Explain aims and objectives of the taping or bracing technique to athletes.

1.5. Explain pre-taping requirements to athletes.

1.6. Select appropriate tape and associated products for taping and or bracing of relevant area.

1.7. Position the athlete for effective taping according to organisational policies and procedures.

2. Apply taping techniques.

2.1. Apply techniques for taping or bracing of relevant joints to prevent injury and or provide post-injury support according to basic principles of biomechanics.

2.2. Apply tape adherent where additional adherence is required.

2.3. Apply a barrier where the athlete is allergic to adherent.

2.4. Check circulation around taped area.

2.5. Seek feedback from athlete and adjust taping where appropriate.

3. Remove tape.

3.1. Remove tape using appropriate equipment and techniques.

3.2. Apply tape remover sprays or solutions as required.

4. Implement self-care.

4.1. Apply ergonomic practices to taping according to organisational policies and procedures.

4.2. Adopt self-care protocols according to organisational policies and procedures and relevant legislation.

5. Evaluate the taping.

5.1. Seek and acknowledge feedback from athletes and relevant personnel on the effectiveness of the taping.

5.2. Identify areas where taping techniques could be improved and ways of obtaining this improvement.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SISSSPT307A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIS30810 - Certificate III in Sports Trainer