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Course Category: Athletic Training

This course provides the knowledge, skills and abilities for recognizing medical emergencies and appropriately implementing emergency action plans. Emphasis is placed upon CPR, AED splinting, spine boarding, and treatment for acute medical conditions of the physically active. Students who successfully complete the course will earn basic life support for healthcare providers certification.
This course introduces students to the role of the athletic trainer as a health care provider in a variety of contexts, including: injury and illness prevention, fundamentals of patient care, basing practice on best evidence, ethical decision making, communication, and cultural competence. Basic taping and bracing strategies will be covered.
An overview of taping and care and prevention of athletic injuries.
This course is intended to assess the knowledge of transfer students in taping and emergency care of athletic injuries. Students must have successfully completed a foundational athletic training course at another institution, provide proof of emergency cardiac care training, and received formal acceptance into the Athletic Training Program to be enrolled in this course.
This course introduces students to the basic principles of prevention and health promotion. This course includes a minimum of 45 hours of scheduled clinical experience at a clinical site under the supervision of an approved preceptor.
Prerequisites
AT 144, or special permission by the Director of Athletic Training Education.
This course provides the knowledge and skills for identifying and palpating structures of the human body. This course includes a minimum of 45 hours of scheduled clinical experience at a clinical site under the supervision of an approved preceptor.
Prerequisites
AT 221
This course covers special topics not covered by current courses taught in the department. The particular topic is to be determined by the department according to the current need and interest. This course requires department chair approval.
This course will examine the evaluation, proper referral and management of general medical conditions and disabilities of athletes and other physically active individuals. Pharmacological principles in the treatment of injury, illness and disease of the athlete and physically active will be discussed. This course includes a minimum of 60 hours of scheduled clinical experience at a clinical site under the supervision of an approved preceptor.
Prerequisites
BIO 275
This course focuses on the recognition and evaluation of athletic injuries and conditions occurring to the lower extremity and lower back. This course includes a minimum of 45 hours of schedules clinical experience at a clinical site under the supervision of an approved preceptor.
Prerequisites
BIO 275
This course focuses on the recognition and evaluation of athletic injuries and conditions occurring to the upper extremity, head and neck. This course includes a minimum of 45 hours of scheduled clinical experience at an approved site under the supervision of an approved preceptor.
Prerequisites
AT 332
This course prepares the entry-level athletic trainer with competencies related to psychosocial intervention and referral of patients exhibiting mental, emotional and psychological behavioral problems/issues. Students will develop skills to assist them in the recognition, intervention, counseling and referral. This course includes a minimum of 60 hours of scheduled clinical experience at a clinical site under the supervision of an approved preceptor.
Prerequisites
AT 319, or special permission by the Director of Athletic Training Education.
This course covers the underlying theory, basis for selection and application of therapeutic modalities used in the treatment of athletic injuries. This course includes a minimum of 60 hours of scheduled clinical experience at a clinical site under the supervision of an approved preceptor.
Prerequisites
AT 333, or special permission by the Director of Athletic Training Education.
This course provides the concepts to organize and administer an athletic training program for an entry-level athletic trainer. Topics include leadership theories, facility design, personnel management, legal issues, budget management, record keeping, and policy and procedure development. This course includes a minimum of 75 hours of scheduled clinical experience at a clinical site under the supervision of an approved preceptor.
Prerequisites
AT 360, or special permission by the Director of Athletic Training Education.
This course covers special topics not covered by current courses taught in the department. The particular topic is to be determined by the department according to the current need and interest. This course requires department chair approval.
This course covers the underlying theory, basis for selection and application of therapeutic exercise used in the treatment of athletic injuries. This course includes a minimum of 60 hours of scheduled clinical experience at a clinical site under the supervision of an approved preceptor.
Prerequisites
AT 408, or special permission by the Director of Athletic Training Education.
This course provides a foundation for evidence-based practice for the entry-level athletic trainer. The student will learn how to implement the basic principles of evidence-based practice, access electronic databases, differentiate between research methodologies, and begin to critically analyze pertinent literature. This course includes a minimum of 75 hours of scheduled clinical experience at a clinical site under the supervision of an approved preceptor.
Prerequisites
AT 455, or special permission by the Director of Athletic Training Education.
This course focuses on the professional development issues specific to the profession of athletic training. Preparation for the BOC certification examination will be included. This course includes a minimum of 75 hours of scheduled clinical experience at a clinical site under the supervision of an approved preceptor.
Prerequisites
AT 472, or special permission by the Director of Athletic Training Education.
This course focuses on the professional development issues specific to the profession of athletic training. Preparation for the BOC certification examination will be included. This course includes a minimum of 75 hours of scheduled clinical experience at a clinical site under the supervision of an approved preceptor.
Prerequisites
AT 455, EXSS 302