2020-2021 Catalog 
    Oct 22, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

EXW 150 - Prevention of Athletic Injuries and Emergency Care

Description: Introduction to prevention of athletic injuries and conditions. Includes use of protective equipment, taping, nutrition, exercise, First Aid principles, legal implications, research and practical considerations.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Lab: 0

Course Content:
  1. Role of the athletic trainer and other related athletic personnel
  2. Prevention of injuries including physical conditioning, physical exams and screening, nutrition, and protective devices
  3. Injury management and rehabilitation
  4. Basic anatomy and physiology
  5. Injury taping and wrapping procedures
  6. Professional considerations including supplies, communication and documentation, licensure, and legal liability

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Discuss roles of personnel in the sports medicine team. (1)
  2. Apply preventative techniques and injury management. ( 2- 4)
  3. Identify responsibilities to avoid undue liability. (3,6)
  4. Identify basic anatomical structures and physiology as they pertain to the prevention and management of athletic injuries. (4)
  5. Apply protective taping, bracing, wrapping and padding for the prevention and management of athletic injuries. (5)
  6. Prescribe physical conditioning activities and nutritional counseling appropriate for athletes. (2)
  7. Perform basic business operations as they apply to athletic training such as supply procurement and maintenance of inventory and training kit components. (6)
  8. Document and communicate injury treatment information. (6)