Sports Medicine Professional (Athletic Training & Fitness) is an entry level program for students to pursue a career in the Fitness Industry. This program teaches 1. Careers in Sports Medicine and Athletic Training 2. Legal Considerations and Administration 3. Medical Conditions 4. Emergency Preparedness and Assessment 5. Infection Control and Bloodborne Pathogens 6. Basic Life Support 7. Environmental Conditions 8. Injuries to the Tissues 9. Assembling the First Aid Kits and Equipment Bags 10. Taping and Wrapping 11. Injuries to the Head and Spine 12. Injuries to the Upper Extremities 13. Injuries to the Chest and Abdomen 14. Injuries to the Pelvis and Lower Extremities 15. Return to Play 16. Therapeutic Modalities 17. Therapeutic Exercise for Rehabilitation 18. Strength and Conditioning Specialist 19. Physical Fitness Assessment 20. Nutrition and Weight Management 21. Physical Conditioning 22. Designing a Conditioning Program 23. Products and Services. Various quizzes are available within each module to evaluate the learner’s outcome, these quizzes will give the learner the feedback about their progress into the program as they proceed from one module to another. This program is designed for learner’s who want to advance their career and are unable to do so, due to their work and person obligations.
At successful completion of the program the student will be awarded with a Certificate of Completion.
PROGRAM MODULES OUTLINE
PROGRAM KEY DETAILS
1st & 15th of Every Month
Online or Oncampus
PROGRAM ONLINE LEARNING FEATURES
All programs have a learning path that students can follow without getting off track.
TEXT TO SPEECH
If you don't feel like reading the material, you can activate the audio reader in the program.
Each program is broken down into modules to simply the contents in a section.
You can view the overall program outline from 1 single dashboard without having to switch screens.
When you attend the online programs, you will be able to see the duration of time spent.
Majority programs is equipped with study tools such as flash cards, crosswords etc.
Now you have the ease of tracking your progress while you are in the program.
All programs come with an orientation towards your program to assist you.
PROGRAM LEARNING OBJECTIVES & KEY TERMS
Understand team ethics for sports medicine team members.
Understand the legal responsibilities with training and fitness for athletes.
Describe in brief the patient’s bill of rights.
Understand the common medical conditions that affect athletes.
Describe the emergency action plan.
Understand the concept of infection control.
Learn the techniques of hand washing.
Learn the procedure of donning and doffing gloves.
Describe the steps in performing CPR.
Describe the Heimlich maneuver.
Understand the environmental effect that affects the athletes.
Explain the methods that can be undertaken to reduce the environmental effects on athletes.
Understand and explain the different type of human body tissues.
Explain in brief about the components of the human body.
Understand and identify the name of the joints in the human body.
Understand and identify the soft tissue injuries.
Describe basic injury terminologies such as strain, sprain fractures and dislocations.
Understand injuries to the muscles, bones, joints, ligaments, tissues, bursae etc.
Describe and explain the first aid kit.
Describe taping guidelines.
Describe the purpose of taping.
Explain the various type of taping and wrapping techniques.
Understand and describe common head injuries.
Understand and describe common upper extremities injuries.
Understand and describe common lower extremities injuries.
Understand and describe common abdomen injuries.
Understand and describe common chest injuries.
Understand and describe common pelvic injuries.
Understand and explain the concept of return to play.
Explain the therapeutics modalities and the legal implications associated with use of these modalities.
Explain therapeutic exercises and its use in the rehabilitation process.
Describe the various phases of physical rehabilitation.
Describe SOAP notes.
Understand the profession of a strength and conditioning specialist.
PROGRAM COMPLETION REWARDS
At successful completion, you will receive digital badges that can be used online to display your achievements.
At the completion of the program, you will be awarded with a program completion certificate.
With the completion of this program, you will also be awarded with Career Enhancement Clock Hours (CECH), that may be displayed on your resume.
Your completion also comes with a dedicated transcript that shows your areas of grades for each course you attended.