2016-17 Catalog

Athletic Training

Courses

ATRN 5191. Clinical I. 1 Credit Hour (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 9 Hours).

Clinical I is designed to allow integration and evaluation of athletic training competencies and proficiencies in a clinical environment under the supervision of an approved preceptor. Clinical settings for hands on, supervised experience might include (but is not limited to) university, high school, clinic/outreach, hospital, industrial, or military. Clinical I will focus on knowledge and skills related to ATRN 5152, 5351, 5453, and 5454. Prerequisite: ATRN 5351.

ATRN 5192. Clinical II. 1 Credit Hour (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 9 Hours).

Clinical II is designed to allow integration and evaluation of athletic training competencies and proficiencies in a clinical environment under the supervision of an approved preceptor. Clinical settings for hands on, supervised experience might include (but is not limited to) university, high school, clinic/outreach, hospital, industrial, or military. Clinical II will focus on knowledge and skills related to ATRN 5455 and 5456. Prerequisites: ATRN 5152, 5191, 5453, 5454.

ATRN 5194. Clinical IV. 1 Credit Hour (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 9 Hours).

Clinical IV is designed to allow integration and evaluation of athletic training competencies and proficiencies in a clinical environment under the supervision of an approved preceptor. Clinical settings for hands on, supervised experience might include (but is not limited to) university, high school, clinic/outreach, hospital, industrial, or military. Clinical IV will focus on knowledge and skills related to ATRN 5261, 5360, and 5362. Prerequisites: ATRN 5259, 5293, 5458.

ATRN 5293. Clinical III. 2 Credit Hours (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 18 Hours).

Clinical III is designed to allow integration and evaluation of athletic training competencies and proficiencies in a clinical environment under the supervision of an approved preceptor. Clinical settings for hands on, supervised experience might include (but is not limited to) university, high school, clinic/outreach, hospital, industrial, or military. This course provides students the opportunity to experience fall two-a-day workouts with an assigned setting. Clinical III will focus on knowledge and skills related to ATRN 5259, 5357, and 5458. Prerequisite: ATRN 5357.

ATRN 5351. Athletic Training Techniques. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

An overview and practice of basic athletic training techniques used for the prevention and care of injuries to the physically active patient.

ATRN 5356. Evidence Based Practice & Research. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

This course addresses the role of research in the athletic training profession including conducting research, research sources utilization and dissemination, and principles of evidence based practice. This class will help you learn to take challenging clinical issues and apply a step by step process of evidence based practice in order to find solutions. Prerequisites: ATRN 5454, ATRN 5455, ATRN 5192.

ATRN 5357. Leadership in Athletic Training. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

This course is designed to instruct and develop leadership skills in athletic training. Prerequisites: ATRN 5454, ATRN 5455, ATRN 5192.

ATRN 5359. Trends in Athletic Training. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Students will learn about and discuss current trends and issues within the athletic training profession. Prerequisites: ATRN 5356, ATRN 5357.

ATRN 5360. Healthcare Administration. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Overview of administrative principles related to the operation of an athletic training program and healthcare facility. Prerequisites: ATRN 5458, ATRN 5359, ATRN 5293.

ATRN 5361. Empowering Success. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

This course is an integrative learning experience drawing on all previous coursework in order to complete a project that is impactful in the healthcare community. Additionally, students are required to register and prepare for their BOC certification exam as part of this course. Prerequisites: ATRN 5458, ATRN 5359, and ATRN 5293.

ATRN 5362. Study Abroad/Cultural Healthcare. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

This course is designed to allow a cultural healthcare experience abroad. Students may be exposed to non-Western medical techniques or assist in teaching prevention and care techniques to coaches/athletes in third-world countries. Locations and experiences will vary by year.

ATRN 5452. Therapeutic Interventions. 4 Credit Hours (Lecture: 4 Hours, Lab: 4 Hours).

Investigation of the scientific principles and the application of therapeutic modalities and pharmacological agents in athletic training. Includes therapeutic purposes, indications, contraindications, and adverse effects. Prerequisite: ATRN 5351.

ATRN 5453. Orthopedic Assessment I. 4 Credit Hours (Lecture: 4 Hours, Lab: 4 Hours).

The study and integration of orthopedic assessment techniques to distinguish lower extremity injuries common to the physically active patient. Posture and gait analysis are also applied to the assessment process. Prerequisite: ATRN 5351.

ATRN 5454. Orthopedic Assessment II. 4 Credit Hours (Lecture: 4 Hours, Lab: 4 Hours).

The study and integration of orthopedic assessment techniques to distinguish upper extremity and spinal injuries common to the physically active patient. Prerequisites: ATRN 5452, ATRN 5453, and ATRN 5191.

ATRN 5455. Therapeutic Exercise. 4 Credit Hours (Lecture: 4 Hours, Lab: 4 Hours).

The theory and application of therapeutic exercise tools and techniques in the rehabilitation of injuries to the physically active patient. Prerequisites: ATRN 5452, ATRN 5453, and ATRN 5191.

ATRN 5458. General Medical Assessment. 4 Credit Hours (Lecture: 4 Hours, Lab: 4 Hours).

This course provides an understanding of injury, illness and/or disease of various body systems (including cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, dermatological, neurological, etc). The course includes discussion of diagnostics and interventions, as well as participation considerations for physically active patients. Prerequisites: ATRN 5356, and ATRN 5357.