It went wrong for everyone in my EMT class at some point. Gloves and tape stick together really well, and my method doesn't involve touching the sticky side with a gloved hand.
We could keep doing this I guess. Let's just agree to disagree.
If you want to get technical....the wrapping tape method is a bad idea. Physically when going from one side to the other with the tape you have a high risk of turning the patients head. You SHOULD be taught to rip a strip off and apply it to the forhead first, then secure both sides under the board at the same time. This is the only way I would want to have it done to me, so its the only way I will ever do it with a patient. I really dont see how wrapping tape around the board and patient is going to save you much time at all. You should be able to rip a piece off apply it to the forhead, rip another peace off and apply it to the chin in a decent amount of time. If not then perhaps you should work on getting faster at it, instead of trying to find a shortcut.