Athletic Training Courses

 

ATTR100 Introduction to Athletic Training

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]

An introduction to the basic techniques and procedures used in the athletic training profession and to the policies and procedures of the Lock Haven University Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP). Emphasis will be on introductory athletic training skills and athletic training room management. This course will specifically train the student to be certified in professional rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid. Emphasis will be placed on skills pertaining to injury prevention and acute care.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

ATTR202 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
Designed to expose students to prevention techniques related to injuries sustained during participation in physical activity. Students will develop skills necessary to interpret risk factors associated with participation as well as prevention and recognition skills for environmental injuries.

Prerequisite: ( HLTH151 AND HLTH251 ) OR ( HLTH128 AND HLTH130 ) OR ( HLTH122 )

Corequisite:   None


 

ATTR230 Evidence-Based Medicine
[Minimum Semester Hours: 1 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 1 sh]
Designed to introduce the concepts of evidence-based medicine. Students develop the skills to generate an appropriate clinical question, search and critically evaluate the relevant literature, and make a clinical recommendation based on the findings.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None


 

ATTR260 General Medical Conditions in Athletic Training

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Designed to allow students to develop knowledge and skill in the assessment of general medical conditions and illnesses that occur in the physically active individual which includes an analysis of illness transmission, pathology, prevention, recognition, treatment and referral.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

ATTR300 General Medical Conditions in Athletic Training

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Designed to allow students to develop knowledge and skill in the assessment of general medical conditions and illnesses that occur in the physically active individual which includes an analysis of illness transmission, pathology, prevention, recognition, treatment and referral.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

ATTR304 Administration and Organization of Athletic Training 1

[Minimum Semester Hours: 2 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 2 sh]

Designed to examine in-depth the various issues, policies and procedures involved with the administration of athletic training in the traditional and nontraditional settings. An intensive evaluation of facility organization and design, Standard Operating Procedures and Emergency Action Plans, legal issues, budgeting, health care services, organizations and documents that affect the profession of athletic training, and performance enhancement methods, as well as drug testing procedures are investigated.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

ATTR322 Functional Anatomy 1

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A clinically based approach to human anatomy stressing the functional relationship and interaction of the various anatomical structures. Human cadaver dissection by the students is an integral part of the laboratory sessions. Major body areas covered include the lower extremity, spine, integument and reproductive organs.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

ATTR332 Psychological Aspects of Injury and Illness

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Designed to expose students to the psychological aspect of injury, illness, and rehabilitation. Students are exposed to the growing body of literature that indicates psychological issues can have a significant impact on the quality of rehabilitation and one's life. Students learn about the various psychological factors that influence the rehabilitation process including, motivation, confidence, anxiety, and pain. Goal setting techniques, relaxation training, mental imagery, social support techniques, pain management techniques, and referral processes are also discussed.

Prerequisite: ( PSYC100 )

Corequisite:   None


 

ATTR342 Functional Anatomy 2

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]

A clinically based approach to human anatomy stressing functional relationship and interaction of the various anatomical structures. Human cadaver dissection by the students is an integral part of the laboratory sessions. Major body areas covered include the upper extremity, head, thorax, and abdominal cavity.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

ATTR364 Evaluation Techniques I
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
Designed to introduce students to on-field and off-field injury evaluation techniques and management of the lower extremity. Students will develop their general evaluation skills and decide how to deal with lower extremity injuries of the foot, ankle, lower leg, knee, hip, thigh, pelvis, and lumbar spine.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

ATTR365 Evaluation Techniques II
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
Designed to introduce students to on-field and off-field injury evaluation techniques and management of the upper extremity, head, neck, and thorax. Students will develop their general evaluation skills and incorporate clinical reasoning in the selection of assessment procedures and interpretation of findings to formulate a differential diagnosis and/or diagnosis.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None


 

ATTR404 Administration and Organization of Athletic Training 2

[Minimum Semester Hours: 2 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 2 sh]

Designed to prepare students for employment by organizing a resume, developing interview skills and employee evaluations, researching continuing education options, making decisions about employee conflict, and identifying Federal and State laws governing employment. Students will learn about the psychological techniques pertinent to athletics, as well as appropriate referral options and counseling techniques. In addition, this course will provide students with a strong background in research methodology and current issues in athletic training.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

ATTR410 Administration and Organization of Athletic Training

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

An in-depth analysis of the issues, policies, and procedures involved with the organization and administration of athletic training in teh traditional and non-traditional settings. This course evaluates allied health care professions, facility design, standard operating procedures, emergency action plans, budgeting, and health care services, as well as organizations and document that affect the profession of athletic training.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

ATTR415 Current Issues in Athletic Training

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Analyzes the ever-changing factors that affect the athletic training profession. Students will evaluate continuing education options, analyze employment recruiting and retention practices, and review state and federal legislative efforts. Students will also be exposed to teh associations and agencies that regulate the profession and the governing documents that they publish.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

ATTR453 Athletic Training Clinical Experience 1

[Minimum Semester Hours: 2 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 2 sh]

Designed to provided opportunities for athletic training students to develop clinical skills in real life situations under the direct supervision of a clinical instructor. This course is the first of four clinical experiences occurring in a variety of clinical settings with a variety of patient populations. The skills developed by the students will address competencies and proficiences as directed by the National Athletic Trainers' Association Educational Competencies.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

ATTR454 Athletic Training Clinical Experience 2

[Minimum Semester Hours: 2 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 2 sh]

Designed to provided opportunities for athletic training students to develop clinical skills in real life situations under the direct supervision of a clinical instructor. This course is the second of four clinical experiences occurring in a variety of clinical settings with a variety of patient populations. The skills developed by the students will address competencies and proficiences as directed by the National Athletic Trainers' Association Educational Competencies.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

ATTR455 Athletic Training Clinical Experience 3

[Minimum Semester Hours: 2 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 2sh ]

Designed to provided opportunities for athletic training students to develop clinical skills in real life situations under the direct supervision of a clinical instructor. This course is the third of four clinical experiences occurring in a variety of clinical settings with a variety of patient populations. The skills developed by the students will address competencies and proficiences as directed by the National Athletic Trainers' Association Educational Competencies.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

ATTR456 Athletic Training Clinical Experience 4
[Minimum Semester Hours: 6 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 6 sh ]
Designed to provided opportunities for athletic training students to develop clinical skills in real life situations under the direct supervision of a clinical instructor. This course is the final of four clinical experiences occurring in a variety of clinical settings with a variety of patient populations. The skills developed by the students will address competencies and proficiences as directed by the National Athletic Trainers' Association Educational Competencies.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

ATTR457 Athletic Training Clinical Experience 5
[Minimum Semester Hours: 2 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 2 sh]
This course is designed to allow students to begin applying athletic training clinical skills and proficiencies to real life situations under the supervision of a certified athletic trainer. The skills developed by the students will address competencies listed under the following content areas: Risk Management and Injury Prevention, Assessment and Evaluation, Acute Care of Injury and Illness, Pharmacology, Therapeutic Modalities, Therapeutic Exercise, General Medical Conditions and Disabilities, Nutritional Aspects of Injury and Illness, Psychosocial Intervention and Referral, and Health Care Administration. Restricted to students accepted into the Athletic Training Education Program.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None


 

ATTR462 Physical Modalities in Sports Medicine

[Minimum Semester Hours: 4 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 4 sh]

Designed as an in-depth analysis of the theory and application of hydrotherapy, electrotherapy, thermotherapy, cryotherapy, manual, and mechanical techniques for the treatment of injuries in the physically active patient.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

ATTR463 Therapeutic Exercise & Rehab

[Minimum Semester Hours: 4 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 4 sh]

Designed to teach the theory and application of exercise prescription and rehabilitation techniques. Equipment utilized in teh prevention and treatment of injuries is presented. Students will develop the skills necessary to design and implement an exercise program for individuals in both the healthy and diseased states.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

ATTR472 Therapeutic Interventions 1

[Minimum Semester Hours: 4 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 4 sh]

Provides athletic training students the theoretical foundation and clinical skills necessary to create and implement therapeutic interventions for the physically active. The course focuses on the foundational knowledge required to develop evidence-based treatment programs.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

ATTR473 Therapeutic Interventions 2

[Minimum Semester Hours: 4 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 4 sh]

Provides athletic training students the theoretical foundations and clinical skills necessary to create and implement therapeutic interventions. The course focuses on developing injury or condition specific evidence-based treatment programs in the physically active population.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

ATTR600 Fundamentals of Athletic Training (4.0 sh)

Designed to provide athletic training students the theoretical foundation and clinical skills necessary to create and implement injury prevention and emergency response plans.  This course focuses on the foundational knowledge required to develop evidence-based treatment programs and acquisition of skills pertaining to the domains of athletic training.


 

ATTR604 Administration and Organization of Athletic Training (3.0 sh)

An in-depth analysis of the issues, policies, and procedures involved with the organization and administration of athletic training in various practice settings.  This course evaluates allied health care professions, facility design, standard operating procedures, emergency action plans, budgeting, and health care services, as well as the organizations and documents that affect the profession of athletic training.


 

ATTR615 Current Issues in Athletic Training (3.0 sh)

Analyze the ever-changing factors that affect the athletic training profession.  Students will evaluate continuing education options, analyze employment recruiting and retention practices, and review state and federal legislative efforts.  Students will also be exposed to the associations and agencies that regulate the profession and the governing documents that they publish.


 

ATTR622 Functional Anatomy 1 (4.0 sh)

A clinically-based approach to human anatomy that stresses the functional relationships and interactions of the various anatomical structures.  Human cadaver dissection by the students is an integral part of the laboratory sessions.  Major body areas covered include the lower extremity, head, spine, and skin.


 

ATTR630 Evidence-Based Medicine (1.0 sh)

Designed to introduce the concepts of evidence-based medicine.  Students develop the skills to generate an appropriate clinical question, to search and critically evaluate the relevant literature, and to make a clinical recommendation based on the findings.


 

ATTR642 Functional Anatomy 2 (4.0 sh)

A clinically based approach to human anatomy stressing functional relationship and interaction of the various anatomical structures.  Human cadaver dissection by the students is an integral part of the laboratory sessions.  Major body areas covered include the upper extremity, thorax, and abdomen.


 

ATTR653 Clinical Experience 1 (3.0 sh)

Designed to provide opportunities for athletic training students to develop clinical skills in real life situations under the direct supervision of a clinical preceptor.  This course is the first of four clinical experiences occurring in a variety of settings with diverse patient populations.  The skills developed by the students will address competencies and proficiencies as directed by the National Athletic Trainers' Association Educational Competencies.


 

ATTR654 Clinical Experience 2 (3.0 sh)

Designed to provide opportunities for athletic training students to develop clinical skills in real life situations under the direct supervision of a clinical instructor.  This course is the second of four clinical experiences occurring in a variety of clinical settings with a variety of patient populations.  The skills developed by the students will address competencies and proficiencies as directed by the National Athletic Trainers' Association Educational Competencies.


 

ATTR655 Clinical Experience 3 (3.0 sh)

Designed to provide opportunities for athletic training students to develop clinical skills in real life situations under the direct supervision of a clinical instructor.  This course is the third of four clinical experiences occurring in a variety of clinical settings with a variety of patient populations.  The skills developed by the students will address competencies and proficiencies as directed by the National Athletic Trainers' Association Educational Competencies.


 

ATTR656 Clinical Experience 4 (6.0 sh)

Designed to provide opportunities for athletic training students to develop clinical skills in real life situations under the direct supervision of a clinical preceptor.  This course is the final of four clinical experiences occurring in a variety of clinical settings with a variety of patient populations.  The skills developed by the students will address competencies and proficiencies as directed by the National Athletic Trainers' Association Educational Competencies.


 

ATTR660 General Medical Conditions in Athletic Training (3.0 sh)

Provide students the knowledge and skills required to assess the general medical conditions and illnesses that occur in the physically active individual.  The course includes an analysis of illness transmission, pathology, prevention, recognition, treatment and referral.


 

ATTR664 Evaluation Techniques 1 (3.0 sh)

Designed to teach students on-field and off-field injury evaluation techniques.  Students will develop physical examination skills for the foot, ankle, lower leg, knee, hip, thigh, pelvis, and lumbar spine.  Injuries and conditions of the lower extremity, pelvis, and lumbar spine will also be presented.


 

ATTR665 Evaluation Techniques 2 (3.0 sh)

Designed to teach students on-field and off-field injury evaluation techniques.  Students will develop clinical evaluation skills, focusing on injuries of the hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder, head, face, cervical spine, and thorax.  Injuries and conditions of the upper extremity, head, thorax, and cervical spine will also be presented.


 

ATTR672 Therapeutic Interventions 1 (4.0 sh)

Designed to provide athletic training students the theoretical foundation and clinical skills necessary to create and implement therapeutic interventions for the physically active.  The course focuses on the foundational knowledge required to develop evidence-based treatment programs.


 

ATTR673 Therapeutic Interventions 2 (4.0 sh)

Designed to provide athletic training students the theoretical foundation and clinical skills necessary to create and implement therapeutic interventions.  The course focuses on developing injury or condition specific evidence-based treatment programs in the physically active population.

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