Courses

  • SAR AT 404: Clinical Athletic Training I
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SAR AT 305 and SAR AT 356; AT and AT/DPT students only.
    Continued athletic training experience under the supervision and guidance of a preceptor. This course includes content relating to examination of the head and spine and situational orthopedic and taping assessments.
  • SAR AT 405: Clinical Athletic Training II
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SAR AT 404; AT and AT/DPT students only.
    Continued athletic training experience under the supervision and guidance of a preceptor. This course includes content relating to the examination and management of patients with non-orthopedic conditions. A focus on developing proficiency in the examination of patients with orthopedic conditions is accomplished via situational orthopedic assessments.
  • SAR AT 430: Orthopedic Rehabilitation
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SAR HP 531 and SAR AT 404; AT and AT/DPT students.
    This course will identify various approaches to assessing patients of all levels of function and implementing appropriate, evidence-based, interventions aimed at improving and enhancing function throughout a performance spectrum.
  • SAR AT 432: Organization and Administration of Athletic Training
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: AT or AT/DPT students only.
    An overview of administrative and organizational concepts that relate to health care entitiesthat provide athletic training services. A problem-solving approach to facility design, fiscal management and management, insurance, and legal issues is used.
  • SAR AT 504: Clinical Athletic Training III
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SAR AT 405 and SAR AT 430; AT students only.
    Continued athletic training experience under the supervision and guidance of a preceptor. Course content relates to career planning, pharmacology, psychology of injury and recovery, and non-orthopedic conditions
  • SAR AT 505: Clinical Athletic Training IV
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SAR AT 504; AT students only.
    Continued athletic training experience under the supervision and guidance of a preceptor. Course content includes examination of contemporary issues in a group-based discussion format.
  • SAR AT 510: Examination & Treatment I
    This is the first of a 3-semester course series provides the student with a process for prevention, examination, diagnosis, and treatment of patients. The course begins with study of the basic principles and underlying theories relating to examination and treatment techniques and applies them to examination, diagnosis and management of patients in acute distress. Includes certification in emergency cardiac care. Lecture and lab.
  • SAR AT 511: Examination & Treatment II
    The second course in this 3-semester series focuses on application of the principles of prevention, examination, diagnosis, and treatment to patients with musculoskeletal conditions. The examination process emphasizes connecting identified impairments to the patient's functional abilities and then designing interventions that maximize participation. Lecture and lab.
  • SAR AT 512: Examination & Treatment III
    The final course in this 3-semester series focuses on application of the principles of prevention, examination, diagnosis, and treatment to patients with musculoskeletal conditions. The examination process emphasizes connecting identified impairments to the patient's functional abilities and then designing interventions that maximize participation.
  • SAR AT 520: Functional Anatomy AT
    Builds on a previous knowledge of human musculoskeletal anatomy to examine human movement. Principles of biomechanics, connective tissue behavior, and muscle physiology are integrated with joint structure and function to form the basis of understanding normal and pathological movement. Students must register for two sections: lecture and discussion.
  • SAR AT 525: Connecting Policy to Practice
    This class uses a case-based approach to learning about the development and implementation of policies and procedures that impact delivery and quality of care. Specific content that is linked to policy (such as concussion and catastrophic head and neck injury) will be introduced, with students gaining concurrent skill in the management of these conditions.
  • SAR AT 530: Behavioral Health
    The focus of this course is on identification, referral, and treatment options for patients with organic and non-organic mental health conditions.
  • SAR AT 597: Clinical Experience
    This initial supervised clinical experience provides students with an introduction to clinical care. This course emphasizes foundations of clinical care, including the use of evidence to guide practice, cultural competence, interprofessional practice, communication, ethical decision-making, documentation, and patient-centered care. The discussion-based classroom component is designed to facilitate critical thinking and reflection on practice.
  • SAR AT 598: Clinical Experience II
    This supervised clinical experience provides students with continued clinical care opportunities. This course continues to emphasize foundations of clinical care, including the use of evidence to guide practice, cultural competence, inter-professional practice, communication, ethical decision- making, documentation, and patient-centered care. The discussion-based classroom component is designed to facilitate critical thinking and reflection on practice.
  • SAR AT 599: Clinical Experience III
    This course provides students with inter-professional experience with a variety of health care providers. The clinical opportunity emphasizes examination and treatment of patients with non-musculoskeletal conditions.
  • SAR AT 600: Clinical Experience IV
    This full-time clinical experience is designed for immersion into supervised athletic training practice. Working closely with preceptors, students will gain continued experience in all aspects of athletic training practice. An on-line component provides a forum for reflection on practice and further development of foundations of clinical care. This experience begins in August and continues into October. Dates vary by sites.
  • SAR AT 601: Clinical Experience V
    This full-time clinical experience is designed for immersion into supervised athletic training practice. Working closely with preceptors, students will gain continued experience in all aspects of athletic training with an emphasis on inter-professional practice. An on-line component provides continual assessment and opportunities for reflection on practice. This experience begins in January and continues into April. Dates vary by sites.
  • SAR AT 625: Evidence to Practice
    This course is designed to connect evidence to practice and is taken concurrently with AT 600: Clinical Experience IV. Delivered in a mixture of on-line and face-to-face formats, students will identify and respond to clinical questions, integrate quality of care measurements, and reflect on how evidence impacts their practice.
  • SAR AT 630: Pharmacology
    This course provides information on pharmacology as it relates to athletic training practice.
  • SAR AT 631: Health Promotion & Wellness
    This course emphasizes theory and strategies for behavioral change relating to healthy lifestyles and specific health conditions. Basic principles of nutrition and exercise as they pertain to health and activity are included.