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Course Course Title Credits Term Instructor
AT 115 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries 3 Winter Palmieri-Smith
Course Name RO: PrevCare Ath Inj
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course introduces clinical approaches to the prevention and treatment of injuries common to active lifestyles, including acute and overuse injuries. This class is designed to give a general overview of all aspects of athletic training.
Prerequisites: AT major or permission of instructor.
Component: LEC
AT 117 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries Lab 2 Winter Pickerman
Course Name RO: PrevCare-AT Inj Lab
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course is designed to introduce techniques used in risk management and the prevention and care of athletic injuries and illnesses. Emphasis is placed upon skills necessary to manage and prevent injuries common to active lifestyles, including acute and overuse injuries. Provides students with a laboratory experience in which skills relative to risk management and injury prevention are practiced.
Prerequisites: AT major or permission of instructor; students must be concurrently enrolled in AT 115.
Component: LAB
AT 200 Clinical Experience in Athletic Training A 3 Fall Czajka
Course Name RO: Clin Exp Ath Train A
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This experience is designed to expose the student to experiences common to the practice of athletic training, and to allow the student to demonstrate clinical proficiency in the areas of risk management and acute care.
Prerequisites: Declared AT major; Sophomore status.
Component: LEC
AT 205 Clinical Experience in Athletic Training B 3 Winter Czajka
Course Name RO:
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This experience is designed to expose the student to experiences common to the practice of athletic training, and to allow the student to demonstrate clinical proficiency in the areas of risk management and acute care.
Prerequisites: Declared AT major; Sophomore status.
Component: LEC
AT 210 Clinical Evaluation of Upper Extremity Athletic Injuries 3 Fall Czajka
Course Name RO: Clin Eval-UE AT Inj
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course is designed to help students develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to evaluate and assess injuries to the upper extremity and spine. The content covered in this course prepares students for the NATABOC Certification Examination and is critical for development as a competent health care professional.
Prerequisites: AT 115, AT 117
Component: LEC
AT 215 Clinical Evaluation of Lower Extremity Athletic Injuries 3 Winter Czajka
Course Name RO: Clin Eval-LE Inj II
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course is designed to help students develop the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to evaluate and assess injuries to the lower extremity.
Prerequisites: AT 115, AT 117, AT 210, AT 212; previous course in anatomy.
Component: LEC
AT 218 Emergency Response 3 Fall, Winter Harris, Winkelseth
Course Name RO: Emergency Response
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course certifies students with the skills necessary for application and/or certification into careers in medicine as well as training them to be first responders at the scene of an emergency. Skill competencies include: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, measuring blood pressure, airway management, bleeding control and splinting, and the administration of an automated External Defibrillator, epinephrine pen, asthma inhaler and oxygen. Required for AT students regardless of previous CPR certifications.
Prerequisites: Required for AT students regardless of previous CPR certifications.
Component: LEC
AT 220 Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology 3 Winter Bodary, McLean
Course Name RO: Anatomy and Physiology
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course is designed to give the student a basic understanding of the structural and functional organization of the human body. Analyzes the relationship of the human body at the biochemical cellular, tissue, organ and systems level, emphasizing the applications to health and fitness. (HF 220 students must earn a grade of C or higher to advance in the program.)
Prerequisites: AT 220 students must take AT 221 lab concurrently.
Component: LEC
AT 300 Clinical Experiences in Athletic Training C 3 Fall Czajka
Course Name RO: Clin Exp Ath Train C
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This experience is designed to expose the student to experiences common to the practice of athletic training, and to allow the student to demonstrate clinical proficiency in the areas of injury prevention, assessment, and management.
Prerequisites: Admission to AT Program; Junior status.
Component: LEC
AT 305 Clinical Experiences in Athletic Training D 3 Winter Czajka
Course Name RO: Clin Exp Ath Train D
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This experience is designed to expose the student to experiences common to the practice of athletic training, and to allow the student to demonstrate clinical proficiency in the areas of injury prevention, assessment, and management.
Prerequisites: Admission to AT Program; Junior status.
Component: LEC
AT 326 Fundamentals of Strength and Conditioning 3 Fall Pickerman
Course Name RO: Fund of Strngth&Cond
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course is designed to introduce concepts and techniques associated with strength training and conditioning. Emphasis will be placed on the knowledge base and skills necessary to develop sport specific strength and conditioning programs. The course will focus on the following subjects: the human body's adaptations/response to strength training and conditioning, how performance enhancing substances, nutrition, and eating disorders affect strength training and conditioning, implementing strength training and conditioning testing/training techniques, and basic policy and procedures of the strength and conditioning facility. Students will be required to design a sport-specific strength training program. Course is designed to aid in preparation for taking the National Strength and Conditioning Association's certification examination.
Prerequisites: Enforced prerequisites for HF 326 students: minimum grade of C or higher in AT/HF 220 and AT/HF 221 to enroll. Advisory prerequisite for AT 326 students: Anatomy and Physiology.
Component: LEC
AT 350 Therapeutic Modalities 3 Fall Czajka
Course Name RO: Therap Modalities
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course is designed to introduce students to the knowledge, skills and values important to plan, implement, and evaluate the efficacy of therapeutic modalities in the treatment of injuries and illnesses of athletes and others involved in physical activity.
Prerequisites: AT major or permission of instructor; previous course in anatomy.
Component: LEC
AT 360 Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries 3 Fall Czajka
Course Name RO: Rehab Ath Injuries
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
AT 360 will provide knowledge to students regarding the physiology of musculoskeletal trauma and its subsequent effects on tissues as a basis for rehabilitation. Therapeutic exercise techniques and the development of rehabilitation programs will be covered
Prerequisites: AT 350; previous course in anatomy
Component: LEC
AT 375 Pathophysiology for the Allied Health Professions 3 Winter Czajka
Course Name RO: Path Allied Hlt Prof
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of the cellular and molecular mechanisms responsible for disease processes.
Prerequisites: Previous course in anatomy and physiology.
Component: LEC
AT 400 Clinical Experiences in Athletic Training E 3 Fall Czajka
Course Name RO: Clin Exp Ath Train E
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This experience is designed to expose the student to experiences common to the practice of athletic training, and to allow the student to demonstrate clinical proficiency in the areas of risk management, therapeutic exercise, and general medical conditions.
Prerequisites: Admission to AT program; Senior status
Component: LEC
AT 405 Clinical Experiences in Athletic Training F 3 Winter Czajka
Course Name RO: Clin Exp Ath Train F
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This experience is designed to expose the student to experiences common to the practice of athletic training, and to allow the student to demonstrate clinical proficiency in the areas of risk management, therapeutic exercise, and general medical conditions.
Prerequisites: Admission to AT Program; Senior status.
Component: LEC
AT 410 Athletic Training Administration 3 Fall Broglio
Course Name RO: AT Admin
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course is designed to educate students on the management and administration of health care to physically active individuals. The class is a culminating experience to prepare students to become entry-level professionals. By completing this class, students should demonstrate mastery in health care management concepts and display the values in health care administration consistent with the Code of Ethics of the National Athletic Trainers Association and Standards of Practice for Athletic Trainers.
Prerequisites: AT major; Senior status.
Component: LEC
AT 420 Pharmacology for the Allied Health Professions 3 Winter Broglio
Course Name RO: Pharm Allied Hl Prof
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of pharmacology emphasizing drug law, routes of administration, basic pharmacokinetics, and the specific pharmacology of drugs commonly used in physical medicine.
Prerequisites: Enforced prerequisites: ([AT/HF 220 and AT/HF 221] or PHYSIOL 201), HF Students: C; Advisory prerequisite: CHEM 130
Component: LEC
HF 218 Emergency Response 3 Fall, Winter Harris, Winkelseth
Course Name RO: Emergency Response
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course certifies students with the skills necessary for application and/or certification into careers in medicine as well as training them to be first responders at the scene of an emergency. Skill competencies include: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, measuring blood pressure, airway management, bleeding control and splinting, and the administration of an automated External Defibrillator, epinephrine pen, asthma inhaler and oxygen. AT 218 is required for AT students, regardless of previous CPR certifications.
Prerequisites: AT 218 is required for AT students regardless of previous CPR certifications.
Component: LEC
HF 220 Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology 3 Winter McLean
Course Name RO: Anatomy and Physiology
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course is designed to give the student a basic understanding of the structural and functional organization of the human body. Analyzes the relationship of the human body at the biochemical cellular, tissue, organ and systems level, emphasizing the applications to health and fitness. HF students must earn a grade of C or higher to advance in the program.
Prerequisites: HF 220 students must take HF 221 lab concurrently.
Component: LEC
HF 240 Introduction to Fitness & Health 3 Fall, Winter Hadlock
Course Name RO: Intro to Fit&Health
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This class provides fundamental theories, applications and personal experiences necessary for a comprehensive understanding of relationships between fitness, physical activity, and health and well-being through-out the lifespan.
Prerequisites:
Component: LEC
HF 241 Exercise, Nutrition and Weight Control 3 Fall, Winter Bodary
Course Name RO: Ex Nutr Wt Cn
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
Study of body mass regulation including the understanding of food, digestion, metabolism and different intervention strategies such as diet and exercise. Students learn assessment and prescription principles and techniques.
Prerequisites:
Component: LEC