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First Year

Summer (7 credit hours)

ATR 5XXXC: Gross Anatomy for Athletic Trainers (4)

This course provides an in depth examination of human anatomy, with an emphasis on musculoskeletal anatomy, through the use of human cadaveric specimens.

 

ATR 5XXXC: Foundations in Athletic Training (3)

Overview course to provide students with foundational information and skills necessary in the clinical practice of Athletic Training. Topics include acute care, risk management, orthopedic taping and bracing, and equipment fitting. Students will also learn the roles and responsibilities of a Certified Athletic Trainer and the sports medicine team.

 

Fall (12 credit hours)

ATR 5XXXC: Orthopedic Assessment and Diagnosis I (3)

The study and practice of techniques used when assessing orthopedic and athletic-related injuries to the lower extremity and lumbar spine. The student will integrate knowledge of anatomical structures, biomechanics, and evaluative techniques to form a basis for an initial treatment plan.

 

ATR 5XXXC: Therapeutic Interventions I (3)

A study of current theory and operation of therapeutic modalities as they relate to the healing process and are used in the treatment of injuries in a physically active population. This course includes basic physics, physiological effects, indications, and contraindications for therapeutic modalities commonly utilized in the Athletic Training/sports medicine setting.

 

ATR 5XXXC: Emergency Management of Athletic Trauma (3)

This course presents the advanced study and application of emergency management techniques in dealing with trauma resulting from injuries and illnesses suffered by a physically active population.

 

ATR 5XXXC: Clinical Integration I (3)

An introductory experience in an Athletic Training/sports medicine setting with follow-up seminars. Students will develop competence in foundational Athletic Training skills while providing care to physically active individuals under the direct supervision of a Certified Athletic Trainer. Additional clinical education experiences may be provided under the direct supervision of other licensed health care providers.

 

Spring (12 credit hours)

ATR 5XXXC: Orthopedic Assessment and Diagnosis II (3)

The study and practice of techniques used when assessing orthopedic and athletic-related injuries to the upper extremity, head, and cervical/thoracic spine. The student will integrate knowledge of anatomical structures, biomechanics, and evaluative techniques to form a basis for an initial treatment plan.

 

ATR 5XXXC: Therapeutic Interventions II (3)

The study of the theory and application of various contemporary methods of therapeutic exercise in the rehabilitation of injuries to the physically active. The student is introduced to manual therapy techniques and other primary components of comprehensive rehabilitation designs.

 

ATR 5XXXC: Clinical Medicine (3)

An overview of the knowledge and skills that an athletic trainer must possess to recognize, treat and refer when appropriate, general medical conditions and disabilities of athletes and others involved in physical activity. Pharmacology is included as related to medical conditions and disabilities of physically active individuals.

 

ATR 5XXXC: Clinical Integration II (3)

An intermediate clinical experience in an Athletic Training/sports medicine setting with follow-up seminars. Students will develop competence in mid-level Athletic Training skills while providing care to physically active individuals under the direct supervision of a Certified Athletic Trainer. Additional clinical education experiences may be provided under the direct supervision of other licensed health care providers.

 

Second Year

Fall (13 credit hours)

ATR 6XXXC: Therapeutic Interventions III (3)

A study of the implementation, functional progressions, and outcomes in the process of rehabilitating injuries in a physically active population. Emphasis will be placed on rehabilitation goals and objectives as well as return to participation criteria.

 

ATR 6XXX: Athletic Training Administration (3)

An overview of the necessary policies, procedures, maintenance, and daily operation of Athletic Training facilities. Emphasis will be placed on human resource, financial, and information management, principles of facility design and planning, legal and ethical considerations, and professional development as it relates to Athletic Training.

 

ATR 6XXX: Research Methods (3)

This course explores the process and methods of scientific inquiry and interpretation of research findings in Athletic Training. Students will gain familiarity with the major elements of research including literature review, design and methodology, statistical analysis, presentation of data, and ethical considerations.

 

ATR 6XXXL: Clinical-Decision Making I (1)

In this course students will apply knowledge in the areas of injury prevention, orthopedic assessment, and therapeutic interventions in the management of injuries among physically active individuals through the use of case studies and simulations.

 

ATR 6XXXC: Clinical Integration III (3)

An advanced clinical experience in an Athletic Training/sports medicine setting with follow-up seminars. Students will integrate mid-level and advanced Athletic Training skills while providing care to physically active individuals under the direct supervision of a Certified Athletic Trainer. Additional clinical education experiences may be provided under the direct supervision of other licensed health care providers.

 

Spring (10 credit hours)

ATR 6XXXC: Seminar in Athletic Training (3)

This course integrates prior Athletic Training coursework and clinical education experiences for the BOC Certification Exam. This course will also serve as a forum for discussion of current Athletic Training issues.

 

ATR 6XXX: Applied Research (3)

This course is designed for students to complete a capstone research project that will produce a scholarly product that will contribute to the profession of Athletic Training and one’s own personal endeavors.

 

ATR 6XXXL: Clinical-Decision Making II (1)

In this course students will apply knowledge in the areas of clinical medicine, emergency care, health care administration, and evidence based practice in the athletic training setting through the use of case studies and simulations.

 

ATR 6XXXC: Clinical Integration IV (3)

An advanced clinical experience in an Athletic Training/sports medicine setting with follow-up seminars. Students will integrate advanced Athletic Training skills while providing care to physically active individuals under the direct supervision of a Certified Athletic Trainer. Additional clinical education experiences may be provided under the direct supervision of other licensed health care providers.