Apr 22, 2024  
2020-21 Graduate Catalog 
2020-21 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ATH 5402 - Athletic Training Seminar I

3 Hour(s)

This course will provide an overview of basic athletic training theory and techniques as well as basic skills and knowledge used in the athletic training profession. The student will gain an understanding of common injuries associated with physical activity. It will include discussions regarding the role of preventative techniques, emergency management plan, injury management and treatment methods, components of a pre-participation exam, wound management techniques, blood borne pathogen precautions, legal matters and risk management. Competencies for injury prevention will be taught including developing an emergency plan, vision screenings, wound management, advanced taping techniques, wrapping techniques, and taking vital signs. Overall, this course will introduce the student to the sports medicine team, their roles and responsibilities, and how they themselves are a contributing member of the sports medicine team. 

Prerequisite(s): Good standing in the athletic training program.

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