Athletic Training (AT)

AT 506, PROJECTS, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

AT 509, PRACTICUM, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 35 credits.

AT 510, INTERNSHIP, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 35 credits.

AT 511, INTRODUCTION TO ATHLETIC TRAINING, 4 Credits

Practice domains include injury and illness prevention and wellness protection, clinical evaluation and diagnosis, immediate and emergency care, treatment and rehabilitation, and organizational and professional health and well-being.

Equivalent to: KIN 511

AT 520, ORTHOPEDIC ASSESSMENT OF UPPER EXTREMITY INJURIES, 4 Credits

Prevention, assessment and management of upper extremity injuries and conditions commonly encountered by the athletic trainer.

Prerequisite: AT 511 with C or better or KIN 511 with C or better

Equivalent to: KIN 520

AT 521, ORTHOPEDIC ASSESSMENT OF LOWER EXTREMITY INJURIES, 4 Credits

Prevention, assessment and management of lower extremity injuries and conditions commonly encountered by the athletic trainer.

Prerequisite: AT 511 with C or better or KIN 511 with C or better

Equivalent to: KIN 521

AT 522, ORTHOPEDIC ASSESSMENT OF SPINE, 4 Credits

Prevention, assessment and management of spinal injuries and conditions commonly encountered by the athletic trainer.

Prerequisite: (AT 520 with C or better or KIN 520 with C or better) and (AT 521 [C] or KIN 521 [C])

Equivalent to: KIN 522

AT 541, INTEGRATED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH IN ATHLETIC TRAINING, 3 Credits

Explores integrated behavioral health in athletic training focusing on patient-centered care. Emphasizes the multidisciplinary approach in the individualized care of behavioral health conditions including suicidal ideation, depression, eating disorders and the associated necessary referrals to additional clinical personnel.

Prerequisite: AT 521 with C or better or KIN 521 with C or better

Equivalent to: KIN 541

AT 565, MANAGEMENT OF EMERGENT CONDITIONS IN ATHLETIC TRAINING, 3 Credits

Examines the knowledge and skills required to care for emergent conditions encountered by the athletic trainer. Includes the management of a patient experiencing shock, cardiovascular emergency, respiratory emergency, head injury, spinal injury, fracture, dislocation, and conditions related to environmental factors.

Prerequisite: AT 566 with C or better or KIN 566 with C or better

Equivalent to: KIN 565

AT 566, GENERAL MEDICAL ASSESSMENT, 4 Credits

Prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, and management of general medical conditions commonly encountered by the athletic trainer.

Prerequisite: AT 565 with C or better or KIN 565 with C or better

Equivalent to: KIN 566

AT 568, ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES IN ATHLETIC TRAINING, 3 Credits

Examines administrative aspects of athletic training program management. Including principles of risk management, strategic and operational planning, medical-legal aspects of athletic healthcare, confidentiality and documentation of patient health information, insurance and third-party reimbursement, personnel issues, and current professional issues.

Prerequisite: AT 569 with C or better or KIN 569 with C or better

Equivalent to: KIN 568

AT 569, RESEARCH INFORMED PRACTICE, 3 Credits

Examine the principles and skills underlying the utilization of evidence to enhance clinical practice decision-making. Includes the development of clinical questions, review and appraisal of relevant literature, and utilization of patient-centered outcome measures.

Prerequisite: AT 520 with C or better or KIN 520 with C or better

Equivalent to: KIN 569

AT 583, CONCUSSION MANAGEMENT, 3 Credits

Examines concussions and other traumatic brain injuries encountered by the athletic trainer. Includes the prevention, assessment, rehabilitation, and management of concussions.

Prerequisite: AT 565 with C or better or KIN 565 with C or better

Equivalent to: KIN 583

AT 584, PHYSIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT OF MUSCULOSKELETAL INJURIES, 3 Credits

Mechanics of musculoskeletal tissue injuries; physiologic response and repair processes of various tissues; and effects of physical agents commonly used by athletic trainers in the care and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries.

Prerequisite: AT 511 with C or better or KIN 511 with C or better

Equivalent to: KIN 584

AT 585, REHABILITATION I, 4 Credits

Explores the theoretical foundation and techniques of rehabilitation management in the physically active patient. Emphasizes therapeutic exercise of injuries and conditions of the lower extremity, lumbar spine, pelvis and ribs with a focus on program design, implementation and interpretation of patient’s physical status.

Prerequisite: AT 522 with C or better or KIN 522 with C or better

Equivalent to: KIN 586

AT 586, REHABILITATION II, 4 Credits

Explores the theoretical foundation and techniques of rehabilitation management in the physically active patient. Emphasizes therapeutic exercise of injuries and conditions of the upper extremity, cervical and thoracic spine using techniques of program design learned in KIN 585. Examine theory and apply manual therapy interventions.

Prerequisite: AT 585 with C or better or KIN 585 with C or better

Equivalent to: KIN 586

AT 587, NUTRITION FOR INJURY AND ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE, 3 Credits

Examines and incorporates evidenced based recommendations for nutrition to support active individuals. Applies nutrition strategies to decrease risk of injury, support rehabilitation and tissue healing, and optimize athletic performance specific to the skill set of an athletic trainer.

Prerequisite: AT 521 with C or better or KIN 521 with C or better

Equivalent to: KIN 587