Courses

Health Care Management and Quality Improvement

SAR AT 632 (2 credits)

This course focuses on fundamental principles of administration and evaluation of the delivery of athletic training services in the context of the larger health care system. Strategies to achieve the best patient outcomes by collecting, analyzing, and effecting change using qualitative and quantitative information will be emphasized.

2017FALLSARAT632 A1, Oct 24th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 1:30 pm 3:15 pm SAR 257

Performance Enhancement in Sport

SAR AT 633 (2 credits)

This course presents information to assist clinicians in development and execution of assessment and corrective intervention programs intended to improve movement patterns to maximize performance for sport and health and reduce injury risk for patients.

2017FALLSARAT633 A1, Sep 5th to Sep 15th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MTWRF 8:00 am 10:45 am SAR 534

Clinical Reasoning Capstone

SAR AT 650 (2 credits)

(2-week class; on-campus)This culminating course features a series of activities designed to assess students' readiness to practice as athletic trainers.

2018SPRGSARAT650 A1, Jan 18th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MTWRF 8:00 am 10:45 am KCB 201

Patient-Oriented Evidence for Athletic Trainers

SAR AT 672 (Var credits)

This 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.

2017FALLSARAT672 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
ARR TBD TBD ROOM
2018SPRGSARAT672 A1, Jan 18th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
ARR TBD TBD

Freshman Year Experience

SAR HP 150 (0 credits)

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.

2017FALLSARHP150 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 6th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 12:20 pm 1:10 pm SAR 101

Introduction to the Health and Rehabilitation Professions

SAR HP 151 (2 credits)

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.

2017FALLSARHP151 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 12:30 pm 1:45 pm SAR 200
2017FALLSARHP151 A2, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 9:30 am 10:45 am SAR 200
2017FALLSARHP151 A3, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 2:00 pm 3:15 pm SAR 200
2017FALLSARHP151 A4, Sep 7th to Dec 7th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 2:00 pm 3:15 pm SAR 200
2017FALLSARHP151 A5, Sep 7th to Dec 7th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 9:30 am 10:45 am SAR 200
2018SPRGSARHP151 A1, Jan 18th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 11:00 am 12:15 pm SAR 200
2018SPRGSARHP151 A2, Jan 18th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 9:30 am 10:45 am SAR 200
2018SPRGSARHP151 A3, Jan 18th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 11:00 am 12:15 pm SAR 200
2018SPRGSARHP151 A4, Jan 18th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 12:30 pm 1:45 pm SAR 200
2018SPRGSARHP151 A6, Jan 18th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 2:00 pm 3:15 pm SAR 200
2018SPRGSARHP151 A8, Jan 18th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 9:30 am 10:45 am SAR 200
2018SPRGSARHP151 A9, Jan 18th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 12:30 pm 1:45 pm SAR 200
2018SPRGSARHP151 B1, Jan 18th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 2:00 pm 3:15 pm SAR 200

Occupation and Health

SAR HP 220 (2 credits)

Exploration of the factors that influence how people spend their time, including their choice of activity and their ability to perform important and meaningful activities, and of the impact of these occupations on health and well-being across the life course.

2018SPRGSARHP220 A1, Jan 23rd to May 1st 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 1:30 pm 3:15 pm PSY B53

Introduction to Critical Inquiry in Behavior and Health

SAR HP 225 (2 credits)

This course provides foundation skills in effective and efficient search of information resources relevant to the study of behavior and health, including on-line databases (e.g., PubMed, PsychInfo, CINAHL, NARIC), government sites, and other web sources. Students will learn basic skills to critically evaluate these information sources and to evaluate published research using quantitative and qualitative methods as needed to write a research-based paper.

2017FALLSARHP225 A1, Sep 11th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 2:30 pm 4:15 pm SAR 300

Health and Disability Across the Lifespan

SAR HP 252 (4 credits)

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.

2017FALLSARHP252 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 8:00 am 9:15 am SAR 101
2018SPRGSARHP252 A1, Jan 18th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 9:30 am 10:45 am SAR 101

Foundations of Health Promotion

SAR HP 305 (2 credits)

This course provides students with an introduction to the principles of health promotion and an overview of strategies used to promote health at both the individual and population levels. The course will develop students' understanding of public health principles, health promotion and human behavior change models, as well as social determinants of health, and will explore how interactions among these factors impact health interventions and outcomes. Students will learn about methods to identify and assess the health needs of individuals across various contexts (health care facilities, schools, worksites, and communities); factors to consider when planning interventions tailored to the unique needs of specific populations (i.e. individuals with disabilities, male adolescents and young men, and communities of color); current evidence-based strategies to improve health outcomes and reduce the prevalence of chronic disease; and the effectiveness of select health promotion programs and strategies aimed at helping people make lasting healthy choices wherever they live, learn, work, and play.

2017FALLSARHP305 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 3:30 pm 5:15 pm SAR 104

Health Conditions across the Life Course

SAR HP 320 (4 credits)

Overview of medical and psychosocial aspects of selected chronic diseases, with a particular focus on the impact of the disease and its management on the person's daily life.

2018SPRGSARHP320 A1, Jan 24th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 2:30 pm 5:15 pm SHA 206

Introduction to Sports Medicine

SAR HP 345 (2 credits)

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.

2018SPRGSARHP345 A1, Jan 23rd to May 1st 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 8:00 am 9:15 am KCB 106

Organization and Delivery of Health Care in the U.S.

SAR HP 353 (4 credits)

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.

2017FALLSARHP353 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 9:30 am 10:45 am COM 101
2018SPRGSARHP353 A1, Jan 18th to May 1st 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 8:00 am 9:15 am SAR 101

Practicum and Seminar in Behavior and Health

SAR HP 405 (4 credits)

Practical experience in a health or social service related setting related to the student's specialization area. Includes participation in weekly seminar.

2017FALLSARHP405 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 9:00 am 10:45 am SOC B61
2018SPRGSARHP405 A1, Jan 22nd to Apr 30th 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 10:10 am 11:55 am SAR 610

Abnormal Behavior in Rehabilitation

SAR HP 412 (4 credits)

Survey of theory, research, and therapeutic interventions related to the rehabilitation of persons with psychiatric disabilities. Presents an overview of maladaptive problems in living from personal, biological, social, and environmental perspectives. Emphasizes issues of special relevance to health and rehabilitation professionals. 4 credits, 1st semester

2017FALLSARHP412 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 12:30 pm 1:45 pm CGS 505

Senior Thesis

SAR HP 495 (2 credits)

2017FALLSARHP495 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
ARR TBD TBD ROOM
2018SPRGSARHP495 A1, Jan 18th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
ARR TBD TBD

Ind Study

SAR HP 497 (Var credits)

2017FALLSARHP497 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TBD TBD
2018SPRGSARHP497 C1, Jan 18th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
ARR TBD TBD
2018SPRGSARHP497 M1, Jan 18th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
ARR TBD TBD

Helping Skills: Fundamentals of Health Communications

SAR HP 500 (4 credits)

The course is designed to improve the student's cultural competence, interpersonal and human relations skills. Through lecture, experiential activities and class discussions, students explore the meaning of helping/healing and identify the factors that facilitate counseling and professional relationships. These skills are also fundamental for health promotion programs.

2018SPRGSARHP500 A1, Jan 18th to May 1st 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 12:30 pm 1:45 pm CAS 226

Clinical Athletic Training III

SAR HP 504 (Var credits)

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. Additionally this course incorporates content designed to integrate students in DPT clinical education.

2017FALLSARHP504 A1, Sep 11th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 8:00 am 9:45 am KCB 107
2017FALLSARHP504 B1, Sep 6th to Dec 6th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 8:00 am 8:50 am SAR 236
2017FALLSARHP504 B2, Sep 6th to Dec 6th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 9:05 am 9:55 am SAR 236

Clinical Athletic Training IV

SAR HP 505 (2 credits)

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.

2018SPRGSARHP505 A1, Jan 24th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 10:10 am 11:55 am KCB 102
2018SPRGSARHP505 C1, Jan 24th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 6:30 pm 9:15 pm CAS 225