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Department of Nursing and Rehabilitation Sciences
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Graduate Course Descriptions

AT 6205 Athletic Training Clinical Experience 1
Clinical education is a key component to athletic training education. This course allows athletic training students to practice basic clinical proficiencies and skills related to first aid, emergency management, and the primary assessment of a patient. Prerequisite: AT 6100, AT 6310, AT 6400. 2 credit hours, 4 contact hours.


AT 6210 Athletic Training Clinical Experience 2
Clinical education is a key component to athletic training education. This course allows athletic training students to practice intermediate clinical proficiencies and skills related to research methods in athletic training and the diagnosis and management of injuries to the lower extremities, lumbar spine and abdomen. Prerequisite: AT 6205. 2 credit hours, 4 contact hours.


AT 6215 Athletic Training Clinical Experience 3
Clinical education is a key component to athletic training education. This course allows athletic training students to practice intermediate clinical proficiencies and skills related to therapeutic modalities and the diagnosis and management of injuries to the head, cervical spine, and upper extremities. Prerequisite: AT 6210. 2 credit hours, 4 contact hours.


AT 6220 Athletic Training Clinical Experience 4
Clinical education is a key component to athletic training education. This course allows athletic training students to practice advanced clinical proficiencies and skills related to therapeutic rehabilitation and general medical conditions. Prerequisite: AT 6215. 2 credit hours, 4 contact hours.


AT 6300 Introduction to Clinical Education
This course introduces athletic training students to basic skills and tasks used during the clinical experience portion of the athletic training education program. Students will acquire skills in emergency management, equipment fitting, taping and wrapping, and pre-participation screening. The course also instructs students on program policy and procedures of and the methods used to submit electronic paperwork required of all students in the athletic training education program. Prerequisite: Admitted into the Entry-Level Master’s Athletic Training Education Program. 3 credit hour, 5 contact hours.


AT 6310 Emergency Management Strategies in Athletic Training
Advanced course in emergency care designed for athletic training students.
Prerequisite: Admitted into the Entry-Level Master’s Athletic Training Education Program
3 credit hours, 5 contact hours.


AT 6312 Research Methods in Athletic Training
To become better consumers of research-based information, this course will introduce research topics and the data collection and application of statistical methods used in athletic training and related research. Students also learn the process of designing a research project.
Prerequisite: AT 6100, AT 6310, AT 6400. 3 credit hours, 3 contact hours.

AT 6315 Therapeutic Modalities
This course instructs athletic training students on the theory and practical application of therapeutic modalities for musculoskeletal injuries. Prerequisite: AT 6405. 3 credit hours, 5 contact hours.