The CAATE Accredited Athletic Training Program at the University of North Florida is dedicated to preparing students for the Board of Certification Examination and entry-level clinical practice in the profession. The Program is committed to life-long learning and seeks to provide opportunities for ongoing professional development for students in the Program as well as for professionals in the field of athletic training.
The Athletic Training Program at the University of North Florida endorses the following curriculum goals and plans its activities and learning experiences to ensure that students will have opportunities to develop personal and professional skills, attitudes and behaviors consistent with these goals. Students and graduates of the Program will demonstrate: 1. Effective communication skills:
2. Good interpersonal skills:
3. Professional behaviors in roles as:
4. Management skills in:
5. Ethical behavior in:
6. Good judgment in:
7. Appropriate levels of knowledge in:
8. Life-long learning activities through:
9. Commitment to the Athletic Training profession by:
10. Responsible citizenship through:
The Athletic Training Program at the University of North Florida also endorses the Foundational Behaviors of Professional Practice set forth by the NATA Education Council in the Athletic Training Educational Competencies (5th ed).
These basic behaviors permeate professional practice and should be incorporated into instruction and assessed throughout the educational program.
Primacy of the Patient
Teamed Approach to Practice
Athletic Training Resources
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