ATR - Athletic Training

ATR 5110 Pathophysiology of Sports Injuries Cr. 3

Addresses musculoskeletal and sports injury mechanisms for the pathomechanical and pathophysiological perspective. Focuses on acute trauma and repetitive stress injuries to the musculoskeletal system. Emphasizes evaluation and diagnostic procedures and athe pathophysiology and evaluation of mild head injuries acquired as part of physical activity. Offered Spring/Summer.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Athletic Training.

ATR 5115 Acute Care of Athletic Injuries Cr. 3

Students will develop an understanding of the basic clinical concepts utilized by certified athletic trainers in the reconition, prevention, treatment, and disposition of athletics-related illnesses and injuries. Offered Spring/Summer.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Athletic Training.

Course Material Fees: $30

ATR 5125 Orthopedic Assessment Cr. 3

Addresses the assessment of musculoskeletal injury, mild head injury, and conditions commonly acquired as part of physical activity. Focuses on evaluation and diagnostic procedures associated with these injuries and conditions. Offered Fall.

Prerequisite: ATR 5110 with a minimum grade of C and ATR 5115 with a minimum grade of C

ATR 5130 Therapeutic Interventions I Cr. 3

Provides didactic knowledge and clinical application in the principles and proper use of therapeutic modalities in the treatment of athletic injuries in physically active individuals. Offered Fall.

Prerequisite: ATR 5110 with a minimum grade of C and ATR 5115 with a minimum grade of C

ATR 5135 Evidence-Based Practice in Athletic Training Cr. 3

Introduces the concepts of evidence-based medicine and provides the student with information on how evidence-based medicine can affect the clinical practice of athletic training and enhance the care given to patients. Offered Fall.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Athletic Training.

ATR 5140 Anatomical Basis of Sports Medicine Cr. 3

Includes the dissection of a human cadaver and emphasizes the musculoskeletal, articular, nervous, and vascular systems. Dissection experiences will be supplemented with group presentations. The role of anatomic structures as they relate to athletic injury mechanisms, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation will be emphasized. Offered Winter.

Prerequisite: ATR 5110 with a minimum grade of C and ATR 5125 with a minimum grade of C

Course Material Fees: $100

ATR 5145 Therapeutic Interventions II Cr. 3

Provides students with didactic knowledge and clinical application in the proper use of therapeutic exercise in the treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries in physically active individuals. Includes the use of therapeutic exercise in the treatment of groin, hip, knee, lower leg, ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, finger, and back injuries in physically active individuals. Offered Winter.

Prerequisite: ATR 5125 with a minimum grade of C and ATR 5130 with a minimum grade of C

ATR 5149 Pre-Season Integrative Experience I Cr. 1

Students will actively participate in a pre-season training camp. Provides a field experience emphasizing acute injury management, injury pathology, and injury prevention. A directed clinical/field experience designed to satisfy the clinical education requirements for the entry-level athletic trainer. As part of this experience, students will be assigned to a preceptor at an appropriate clinical site. Students will be assigned to intercollegiate, interscholastic or professional sports organizations, rehabilitation facilities, or other health care facilities. Offered Spring/Summer.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Athletic Training.

Course Material Fees: $50

ATR 5150 Intergrative Experience in Athletic Training I Cr. 4

Provides a field experience emphasizing preventative taping and bracing techniques, acute care of athletic injuries, and the injury evaluation process. A directed field experience designed to satisfy the clinical requirements for the entry-athletic trainer. As part of this experience, students will be assigned to a preceptor at an appropriate clinical site. Students will be assigned to intercollegiate, interscholastic or professional sports organizations, rehabilitation facilities, or other health care facilities. Course will also assess specific clinical proficiencies required for the practice of athletic training. Offered Fall.

Prerequisite: ATR 5110 with a minimum grade of C and ATR 5115 with a minimum grade of C and ATR 5149 with a minimum grade of C

Course Material Fees: $50

ATR 5151 Intergrative Experience in Athletic Training II Cr. 4

Provides a field experience emphasizing therapeutic modalities and evaluation of upper extremity, lower extremity, spinal, and head injuries. A directed field experience designed to satisfy the clinical requirements for the entry-athletic trainer. As part of this experience, students will be assigned to a preceptor at an appropriate clinical site. Students will be assigned to intercollegiate, interscholastic or professional sports organizations, rehabilitation facilities, or other health care facilities. Course will also assess specific clinical proficiencies required for the practice of athletic training. Offered Winter.

Prerequisite: ATR 5125 with a minimum grade of C and ATR 5130 with a minimum grade of C and ATR 5150 with a minimum grade of C

Course Material Fees: $50

ATR 5159 Pre-Season Integrative Experience II Cr. 1

Students will engage in a second-year clinical experience, participating in a pre-season training camp. The experience will be designed to increase clinical competence concurrent with didactic material. This course provides a clinical field experience emphasizing progressive athletic training skills and procedures. As part of this experience, students will be assigned to a preceptor at an appropriate clinical site. Students will be assigned to intercollegiate, interscholastic, or professional sports organizations, rehabilitation facilities, or other health care facilities. Offered Spring/Summer.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Athletic Training.

Course Material Fees: $50

ATR 5215 Medical and Pharmacologic Interventions Cr. 3

Presents the practical components of clinical medicine to include pathology and pharmacology management of acute and chronic illnesses and injuries seen in the physically active. Offered Spring/Summer.

Prerequisite: ATR 5130 with a minimum grade of C and ATR 5145 with a minimum grade of C

ATR 5225 Organization and Administration in Athletic Training Cr. 3

Students will be acquainted with the proper organization and management techniques utilized by certified athletic trainers in health care administration of athletic training programs. Offered Fall.

Prerequisite: ATR 5140 with a minimum grade of C and ATR 5145 with a minimum grade of C and ATR 5215 with a minimum grade of C

ATR 5230 Transition to Practice Cr. 3

Students will engage in cumulative curricular clinical based scenarios encompassing all the domains of practice to prepare for the BOC exam. Exam preparedness will be evaluated and concurrent study strategies will be explored. Students will gain an understanding of the history and rationale for a variety of contemporary approaches, treatments and therapies in athletic training, while developing critical thinking skills for application, consistent with evidence based practice. Final mastery of professional competencies will be completed, demonstrating clinical skill readiness for transition to practice. Offered Winter.

Prerequisite: ATR 5151 with a minimum grade of C

Corequisite: ATR 5252

ATR 5250 Interprofessional Practice Experience Cr. 2

Exposes students to the clinical practices of multiple medical and allied health professions in addition to the certified athletic trainer. A directed clinical/field experience under the supervision of a preceptor designed to satisfy the clinical education requirements for the entry-level athletic trainer. Also, will assess specific clinical proficiencies required for the practice of athletic training. Offered Spring/Summer.

Prerequisite: ATR 5151 with a minimum grade of C

Corequisite: ATR 5215

ATR 5251 Intergrative Experience in Athletic Training III Cr. 4

Provides a field experience emphasizing therapeutic exercise prescription and techniques, general medical conditions, and pharmacologic interventions. A directed clinical/field experience designed to satisfy the clinical education requirements for the entry-level athletic trainer. As part of this experience, students will be assigned to a preceptor at an appropriate clinical site. Students will be assigned intercollegiate, interscholastic, or professional sports organizations, rehabilitation facilities, or other health care facilities. Course also will assess specific clinical proficiencies required for the practice of athletic training. Offered Fall.

Prerequisite: ATR 5140 with a minimum grade of C and ATR 5145 with a minimum grade of C and ATR 5215 with a minimum grade of C

Course Material Fees: $50

ATR 5252 Clinical Immersion in Athletic Training Cr. 6

Provides a field experience emphasizing administrative and professional aspects of athletic training. A directed clinical/field experience designed to satisfy the clinical education requirements for the entry-level athletic trainer. As part of this experience, students will be assigned to a preceptor at an appropriate clinical site. Students will be assigned intercollegiate, interscholastic, or professional sports organizations, rehabilitation facilities, or other health care facilities. Course also will assess specific clinical proficiencies required for the practice of athletic training. Offered Winter.

Course Material Fees: $50