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  • Academic Learning Compact - Athletic Training

    Through the integration of balanced coursework, intensive hands-on laboratory sessions and excellent clinical experiences, you will become proficient in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses for the physically active. The curriculum meets accreditation standards set forth by the Commission on Accrediting Athletic Training Education (CAATE) and prepares you for the Board of Certification (BOC) examination. Students who graduate from the program receive a Bachelor of Science in athletic training.

    Additional information is available from your major's website.

    Before Graduating You Must

    • Complete the cognitive, psychomotor competencies and clinical proficiencies that determine your readiness to be an entry-level athletic trainer, as determined by the Professional Education Council (PEC) of the National Athletic Trainer's Association (NATA).
    • Complete clinical education experiences under the supervision of a clinical instructor.
    • Complete a minimum of 120 credit hours and fulfill all ATEP program requirements.
    • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.

    Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)

    1. Demonstrate proper injury/illness prevention, clinical evaluation and diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and documentation strategies required of an athletic trainer.
    2. Demonstrate proper taping, wrapping and protective equipment application for the physically active population.
    3. Demonstrate proper application of therapeutic modalities and incorporation of such modalities in an effective rehabilitation program.
    4. Demonstrate effective management of general medical and psychosocial conditions related to the physically active population.
    5. Demonstrate proper immediate care and emergency management skills required of an athletic trainer.
    6. Identify important concepts related to athletic training administration used in professional practice.
    7. Recognize the importance of professionalism and ethical behavior in the field of athletic training and employ these characteristics during clinical practice.
    8. Recognize the components of effective communication with members of the sports medicine team (i.e., athlete/patient, coach, physician, parent, etc.) and employ these characteristics during clinical practice.
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    Table Key: I - Introduced; R = Reinforced; A = Assessed

    Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
    SLO 1 SLO 2 SLO 3 SLO 4 SLO 5 SLO 6 SLO 7 SLO 8
    ATR 3102 I I       I I I
    ATR 4112C ​R ​   ​ ​I ​  R ​R
    ATR 4212C R       R   R R
    ATR 4213C R           R R
    ATR 4302C R   I     R R R
    ATR 4314C R   R I     R R
    ATR 4315​ ​R ​    ​  ​   ​ ​R ​R
    ATR 4432​ ​R  ​ ​  ​R ​R ​R ​R
    ATR 4512​ ​R  ​  ​ ​   ​ ​R ​R ​R
    ATR 4812 R, A R, A     R, A   R, A R, A
    ATR 4822 R, A R, A R, A   R, A   R, A R, A
    ATR 4832 R, A R, A R, A R, A R, A   R, A R, A
    ATR 4842 R, A R, A   R, A R, A R, A R, A R, A

    Assessment Types:
    Clinical experience evaluation and supervisor review as well as completion of (i.e., passing grade of 72% or higher) the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education's Educational Competencies and Proficiencies.

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