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Course Description

An introductory course in athletic training/sports medicine. This course will familiarize the student with the six domains of athletic training: prevention; clinical evaluation and diagnosis; immediate care; treatment, rehabilitation, and reconditioning; organization and administration; and professional responsibility. Also included is hands-on experience in the training room and at athletic events. Previously listed as PE 3. ADVISORY: Allied Health 30 (may be concurrent) and eligible for English 260.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop, demonstrate and apply the basic skills of athletic training relative to the daily operations of an athletic training facility.
  • Assess an athletic injury, explain the basic anatomy and physiology involved in that injury, recognize the mechanics of that injury and provide an appropriate treatment for that injury.
  • Appraise the legal duties of the athletic training position within the scope of California laws.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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