ATTR 5240. Clinical Experiences in Athletic Training IV. 2 Hours.
Students demonstrate skill proficiency in practice settings under the supervision and guidance of a clinical preceptor. Clinical skills practiced and evaluated in the course include injury prevention and protective strategies, care and management of acute injuries and emergency situations, assessment of lower and upper extremity pathologies, assessment of head, face, spine and pelvis injuries, and integration of therapeutic interventions. This course prepares students for the level-two designation to enable them to practice skills in real-patient contexts. The clinical placement of students must be coordinated and approved by the Athletic Training Clinical Education Coordinator prior to beginning the required 250 hours of the clinical experience.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Athletic Training Program, ATTR 5350, KINE 5230, ATTR 5314, ATTR 5374, and HLTH 5371.