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Athletic Training Course Descriptions

  • Graduate Courses

    6150 Athletic Training Instructional Experience (0-3-0). This course gives athletic training students the opportunity to be a teaching assistant for previously completed athletic training course. Students will assist in content distribution, exam preparation, and in the evaluation of student performance on practical and written examinations. (May be repeated for a total of three semester credit hours.)
    Prerequisites: Admitted into the ELM ATEP and with permission of the MAT Director.

    6175 Athletic Training Research Project I (0-3-0). Students enrolled in this course will complete and/or participate in a research project. This course gives students the opportunity to work directly with an Allied Health Professional Mentor through the research process.
    Prerequisite: Athletic Training 6312.

    6176 Athletic Training Research Project II (0-3-0). Students enrolled in this course will complete their research project started in Athletic Training 6175. Students will present their findings to the MAT students and HSP faculty.
    Prerequisite: Athletic Training 6175.

    6205 Athletic Training Clinical Experience I (0-4-0). 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.
    Prerequisites: Athletic Training 6300, 6310, 6400.

    6210 Athletic Training Clinical Experience II (0-4-0). 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: Athletic Training 6205.

    6215 Athletic Training Clinical Experience III (0-4-0). 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: Athletic Training 6210.

    6220 Athletic Training Clinical Experience IV (0-4-0). 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: Athletic Training 6215.

    6300 Introduction to Clinical Education (2-2-0). This course introduces athletic training students to basic skills and tasks used during the clinical experience portion of the ATEP. Students acquire skills in patient interaction, equipment fitting, taping, wrapping, and PPE screening. The course instructs students on program policy and procedures and the methods used to submit electronic paperwork required of all students in the ATEP.
    Prerequisite: Admitted into the Entry-Level MAT program.

    6310 Emergency Management Strategies in Athletic Training (2-2-0). This course focuses on the skills, knowledge, and preparation needed to handle real sports and fitness emergencies. Topics include emergency planning, interaction with EMS, etiology, signs and symptoms and common medical emergencies.
    Prerequisite: Admitted into the Entry-Level MAT program.

    6312 Research Methods and Evidence Based Practice in Athletic Training (3-0-0). 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.
    Prerequisites: Athletic Training 6310, 6400.

    6315 Therapeutic Modalities (2-2-0). This course presents principles, biophysical effects, indications, and contraindications associated with therapeutic modalities used in the treatment and rehabilitation of orthopedic injuries. Topics include thermal agents, therapeutic ultrasound, electrical stimulation, and mechanical devices.
    Prerequisite: Athletic Training 6405.

    6318 Pharmacological Aspects in Athletic Training (3-0-0). this course provides basic principles of pharmacology used by athletic trainers in clinical practice.
    Prerequisite: Athletic Training 6405.

    6320 General Medical Conditions and Advanced Patient Care (3-0-0). This course provides information on the prevention and management of systematic disorders, skin diseases, environmental disorders, and other ailments related to the human body.
    Prerequisite: Athletic Training 6315.

    6325 Rehabilitation of Musculoskeletal Injuries (2-2-0). This course instructs athletic training students on the theory and practical application of therapeutic exercise and rehabilitation for musculoskeletal injuries of a diverse population. Emphasis is placed on the planning and implementation of these therapeutic rehabilitation protocols.
    Prerequisites: Athletic Training 6315, 6410.

    6330 Administrative Topics in Athletic Training (3-0-0). This course focuses on athletic training administration topics including leadership and management skills, human resource skills, and strategies for service delivery in high schools, colleges, universities, hospitals, private practice clinics, and corporate and industrial settings.
    Prerequisites: Athletic Training 6315, 6410.

    6333 Clinical Decision Making in Athletic Training (3-0-0). This course discusses the foundational concepts of evidence-based practice to deliver patient care in an effective way.
    Prerequisites: Athletic Training 6320, 6325.

    6335 Professional Preparation and Current Topics in Athletic Training (3-0-0). Professional and ethical preparation in the field of athletic training is the focus of this course including BOC examination review. This course will also examine cultural competence issues in healthcare.
    Prerequisites: Athletic Training 6320, 6325.

    6400 Human Anatomy and Diagnostic Imaging (3-2-0). In this course, a regional approach to the appreciation of human anatomy will be augmented with surface, clinical, plastination, and radiographic resources for musculoskeletal diagnosis and rehabilitation.
    Prerequisite: Admitted into the Entry-Level MAT program.

    6405 Physical Examination, Diagnosis, and Management of Injuries I (3-2-0). Athletic training students learn the process of clinical examination, diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal injuries to the lower extremities, lumbar spine, and abdomen.
    Prerequisites: Athletic Training 6310, 6400.

    6410 Physical Examination, Diagnosis, and Management of Injuries II (3-2-0). Athletic training students learn the process of clinical examination, diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal injuries to the head, cervical spine, and upper extremities.
    Prerequisite: Athletic Training 6405.