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Prereqs: Open to freshmen and sophomores only.
Introduction to preparation and work of the certified athletic trainer and to the profession and professional expectations and requirements. Observational and laboratory experiences.
This course is a prerequisite for: ATHT 146
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ATHT 145.
Role of the athletic trainer in providing first aid and care to the injured athlete. Emergency medical care systems and personnel, emergency planning, and first aid treatment techniques. Standard first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
This course is a prerequisite for: ATHT 245
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab , Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ATHT 146 and permission; parallel ATHT 247.
Supporting the daily activities of athletic trainers. Legal concepts, forms and record keeping, drug testing, insurance, concepts of financial management, facility management, and personnel management.
This course is a prerequisite for: ATHT 246, ATHT 247
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ATHT 245 and parallel: ATHT 248.
The athletic trainer's duties and function in dealing with the prevention of athletic injuries through administering physical examinations, analyzing sports risk, supervising physical conditioning, properly fitting pads and equipment, and monitoring environmental conditions.
This course is a prerequisite for: ATHT 248, ATHT 345
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ATHT 245.
Organization skills in athletic training. Demonstration and practice of skills in: daily training room operations, administration of physical examinations, practice of common skills found within the domains of athletic training, and use of appropriate wound care technique.
This course is a prerequisite for: ATHT 245
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Field , Lab
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ATHT 246.
Prevention skills in athletic training. Demonstration and practice of skills in: use of various devices and techniques necessary to screen and evaluate athletes fitness and health; use of commercial conditioning equipment; collecting climatic data; fitting equipment; and the application of taping, wrapping, splints, and braces.
This course is a prerequisite for: ATHT 246
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: PHYS 141 or 151.
Theoretical and practical guidelines for using light, hydrotherapy, thermal energy, electrotherapeutic equipment, TENS, traction, and manual treatment techniques.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 1, Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ATHT 246 and parallel ATHT 347.
Knowledge and skills needed by the athletic trainer to conduct a thorough evaluation of athletic injuries and illnesses for the purpose of formulating an impression of the injury so that proper care and disposition of the injury may be achieved.
This course is a prerequisite for: ATHT 346, ATHT 347
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lab , Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ATHT 345 and parallel ATHT 348.
Planning and implementation of comprehensive rehabilitation and/or reconditioning programs for athletes. Physiological response to trauma, the healing cycle, evaluation of goals and objectives and the principles of therapeutic exercise and therapeutic modalities.
This course is a prerequisite for: ATHT 347, ATHT 348, ATHT 445
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lab , Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ATHT 345 and parallel ATHT 346.
Evaluation skills in athletic training. Demonstration and practice of skills in: taking the history of an injury; identifying objective signs of injury through observation, palpation, range of motion, and "special tests"; and incorporating findings into an effective clinical evaluation.
This course is a prerequisite for: ATHT 345, ATHT 348
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ATHT 347 and parallel ATHT 346.
Rehabilitation skills in athletic training. Demonstration and practice of skills in: the use of manual muscle testing; goniometry; use of ambulatory aids; application of clinical modalities; use of exercise in the recovery from injury/illness.
This course is a prerequisite for: ATHT 346
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ATHT 346.
Parallel: ATHT 447.
Current philosophical and ethical problems in the field of athletic training, and advanced treatment techniques.
This course is a prerequisite for: ATHT 446, ATHT 447
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs: ATHT 445 and parallel ATHT 448.
Recent and current medical research and its application to treatment of injuries sustained by participation in athletics. Identification and application of methods of staying abreast of medical advances in prevention and treatment of injuries.
This course is a prerequisite for: ATHT 448
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Parallel ATHT 445.
Advanced skills in athletic training 1. Demonstration and practice of advanced skills in evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injury including isokinetic testing; Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) techniques; and joint mobilization.
This course is a prerequisite for: ATHT 448
Credit Hours: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ATHT 447 and parallel ATHT 446
Advanced skills in athletic training 2. Demonstration and practice of skills in the evaluation of athletic injury and illness. Evaluation of common general medical conditions.
This course is a prerequisite for: ATHT 446
Credit Hours: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom