ATHLETIC TRAINER’S AIDE
The Athletic Trainer’s Aide Certificate is designed to develop, practice and implement basic skills in the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. These courses will set a foundation that will aid in the pursuit of a career in the sports medicine and health care industries. This program will better prepare students for transfer into an accredited athletic training education program at the four year university level or increase the breadth of education for those seeking a career in other allied healthcare fields. The student must attain a grade of “C” or higher in each course for completion.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
Students will conduct a primary & secondary survey following an injury, and make emergency treatment decisions based on results.
Students will treat a variety of open wounds as a first responder, recognizing the use of personal protective equipment.
Students will apply the appropriate splinting and taping techniques for a variety of injuries, using a variety of medical supplies.
Students will identify the indications, contraindications and application techniques for the use of several therapeutic modalities.