Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
Treats athletic injuries occurring to varsity athlete that does not require a physician’s services Evaluates all injuries for determination of treatment Accompanies any injured athlete to see a physician and discusses treatment Collaborates with professional medical staff in rehabilitation program development for student-athletes in assigned sports to assist in their recovery Communication with strength and conditioning staff, coaches for assigned sports and student-athletes in regards to injury prevention, rehabilitation and return to play plans Works with all athletes and coaches in the prevention of athletic related injuries Coordinates travel with other trainers to assure proper coverage for all programs Coordinates with other trainers all practice schedules to assure proper coverage Obtain and review annual screening physical examinations of varsity athletes. Refer athletes for further care arising from conditions indicated on the physical examination. Obtain and review primary insurance information annually. Communicate in writing and verbally with insurance secretary as to appointments and other items related to the filing and billing of insurance claims. Maintain individual records for all varsity athletes including annual physical exams, athletic injuries, physicians reports, and other information pertinent to care and treatment of varsity athletic illness and injuries. Contributes through departmental policies, procedures, and actions to University-wide gender equity and cultural diversity efforts and to foster a climate of multi-cultural understanding and appreciation Maintain certification through the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification (NATABOC), as well as remain a member in “good standing” of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA).
Bachelor’s degree NATA Certificate in Athletic Training required Valid driver’s license
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