Courses

  • SAR AT 205: Athletic Training Practicum I
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: AT or AT/DPT students only or consent of AT program director.
    Initial exposure to the role and skills of an athletic trainer. Includes certification in Emergency Cardiac Care. 1 credit
  • SAR AT 304: Athletic Training Practicum II
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SAR AT 205; or equivalent experience; AT or AT/DPT students only.
    This course provides classroom and clinical athletic training experience under the supervision and guidance of a program-approved health care provider, and includes skill development in emergency care, taping and bracing techniques, and medical documentation. First Aid certification included. A minimum of 80 hours of clinical education required.
  • SAR AT 305: Athletic Training Practicum III
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SAR AT 304; AT or AT/DPT students only.
    Clinical athletic training experience under the supervision and guidance of a program-approved health care provider in an approved setting. Course meets periodically for formal competency development and contains content necessary for successful completion of SAR AT 356, which is taken concurrently. Specific content includes joint and muscle function assessment. Minimum of 80 hours of clinical experience required.
  • SAR AT 355: Foundations of Athletic Training
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS BI 106; AT or AT/DPT students only.
    This course emphasizes the role of the athletic trainer as a health care provider and as a member of the health care system in a variety of contexts, including: injury and illness prevention, fundamentals of patient care, basing practice on best evidence, ethical decision making, communication, and cultural competence. Medical terminology is also emphasized throughout this course.
  • SAR AT 356: Examination and Diagnosis of Orthopedic Conditions
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SAR AT355; SAR HS369 (if not taken concurrently). AT or AT/DPT students only.
    Evaluation of upper and lower extremity orthopedic pathology; also includes immediate management of orthopedic injuries. Lecture and lab.
  • SAR AT 404: Clinical Athletic Training I
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SAR AT 305 and SAR AT 356; AT students only
    Continued athletic training experience under the supervision and guidance of a program-approved health provider in an approved setting. This course includes content relating to examination of the head and spine and situational orthopedic and taping assessments. A minimum of 156 hours of clinical experience is required.
  • SAR AT 405: Clinical Athletic Training II
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SAR AT 404; AT students only.
    Continued athletic training experience under the supervision of a program-approved health care provider in an approved setting. This course includes content relating to general medical conditions and physician and athletic trainer management of these conditions. Other course content includes development of casting, splinting and padding skills and situational orthopedic assessments. A minimum of 156 hours of clinical experience is required.
  • SAR AT 430: Orthopedic Rehabilitation
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SAR HP 531 and SAR AT 404; AT students or consent of instructor.
    Analysis and application of the various therapeutic approaches to orthopedic rehabilitation using an evidence-based approach. Lecture and laboratory.
  • SAR AT 431: Clinical Reasoning in Rehabilitation
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: AT or AT/DPT students only
    This course expands on the fundamentals of strength and conditioning and ties those principles into the rehabilitation process. Students design safe and effective resistance and conditioning programs that emphasize baseline assessments, program progression and modifications necessary to address individual functional limitations.
  • SAR AT 432: Organization and Administration of Athletic Training
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: AT or AT/DPT students only.
    An overview of administrative concepts and organization of health care facilities that provide athletic training services. A problem-solving approach to facility design, fiscal management, insurance and legal issues is used.
  • SAR AT 497: Ind Study
  • SAR AT 504: Clinical Athletic Training III
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SAR AT 405 and SAR AT 430; AT students only.
    This course provides athletic training experience under the supervision of a program-approved health care provider in an approved setting. The academic portion of this class includes content in advanced situational assessments, development of career enhancement skills, mental health issues, and conditions unique to special populations. A minimum of 156 hours of clinical experience is required. This course meets with HP 504.
  • 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 program-approved health care provider in an approved setting. Course meets periodically for formal competency development. Minimum of 156 hours of clinical experience required.
  • SAR AT 506: Evidence-Based Practice: Clinical Applications
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SAR HP 561; CASMA113, CASMA213 or CASPS211
    This course is intended to expand students' ability to appropriately use research literature to guide clinical decision making and practice.
  • SAR AT 672: Patient-Oriented Evidence for Athletic Trainers
    The course, arranged to meet the needs of the individual student, is designed to provide the student with a substantial foundation in core knowledge and clinical application of the principles of evidence-based practice. Faculty will work with students to determine their baseline level of knowledge regarding foundations and application of EBP principles. Working from this baseline, specific learning objectives and expected outcomes will be determined.
  • SAR HP 150: Freshman Year Experience
    This course is designed to provide an orientation to freshmen about the college experience. Expectations, guidelines and resources will be made available to aid freshmen in making informed decisions about the quality of their education while clarifying and enhancing the students' experiences with the Boston University community. Interaction with faculty advisors and peer mentors is provided.
  • SAR HP 151: Introduction to the Health and Rehabilitation Professions
    Freshmen Seminar. Exploration of the roles and functions of the health and rehabilitation disciplines. Introduction to the health care system and its impact on society. Sargent students only.
  • SAR HP 252: Health and Disability Across the Lifespan
    Overview of healthy development across the lifespan followed by an examination of common conditions that typically begin in certain stages. Each condition will be examined for its individual, group and systemic impacts.
  • SAR HP 345: Introduction to Sports Medicine
    Intended for students interested in sports, coaching, medicine and exercise, this course provides an introduction to prevention of injury and illness, basic exercise principles and first aid for an active population.
  • SAR HP 353: Organization and Delivery of Health Care in the U.S.
    The focus of this interdisciplinary course is on increasing the student's understanding of the health care system, the social, environmental, and behavioral factors that affect health care, and on increasing the student's ability to work in interdisciplinary teams. The student will actively engage in individual work, group discussion and teamwork through written, oral, and web site assignments.