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1 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 1 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning BELLWORK List 5 responsibilities you believe a high school athletic trainer has List 5 responsibilities you believe a professional sports athletic trainer has

2 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 2 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning Chapter 2 Athletic Training

3 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 3 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning Objectives Upon completion of this chapter, you should be able to: –Describe the history and development of athletic training –Describe the role certified athletic trainers play in the athletic health care system –Explain the different skills required to be a certified athletic trainer 3

4 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 4 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning Objectives (cont’d.) Upon completion of this chapter, you should be able to (cont’d.): –Describe the job market and opportunities that exist for certified athletic trainers –List various professional organizations available to certified athletic trainers –Discuss the Athlete’s Bill of Rights –Discuss liability and risk management and how they pertain to athletic training 4

5 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 5 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning What is Athletic Training? Rendering of specialized care to individuals involved in exercise and athletics –Prevention, recognition, evaluation, and care of injuries –Rehabilitation and return-to-play Athletic Trainer Certified (ATC) –Professional who has attained certification in athletic training 5

6 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 6 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning The Need for Athletic Trainers Greater need for athletic trainers than ever before –Growth of female participants Title IX: prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender as to participation in athletics in schools –Increase in youth sports 20 million youth sport participants 7.5 million HS participants –More college and professional athletes 6

7 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 7 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning The History and Development of Athletic Training Galen (129 C.E.) and Hippocrates (589 years earlier) contributed a great deal to science and medicine American Medical Association recognized athletic training as an allied health profession in 1991 –One that contributes to or assists the professions of physical medicine, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, and podiatry 7

8 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 8 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning Qualifications of a Successful ATC Skills include: –Problem-solving ability –Deductive reasoning skills –Good judgment and decision-making skills –Proficient knowledge of anatomy, physiology, biology, and advanced first aid –Motor skills –Communication skills 8

9 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 9 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning Qualifications (cont’d.) Skills include (cont’d.): –Ability to work well with people –Ability to work well under stressful conditions –Ability to maintain poise in emergencies 9

10 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 10 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning Qualifications (cont’d.) Tasks include: –Analyzing injuries –Taping and bandaging –Implementing exercise and rehabilitation programs for athletes –Monitoring rehabilitation programs –Demonstrating physical and rehabilitative movements 10

11 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 11 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning Qualifications (cont’d.) Tasks include (cont’d.): –Using various modalities (methods of treatment) and training equipment –Recording, organizing, and storing information on injuries and rehabilitation 11

12 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 12 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning Qualifications (cont’d.) Code of conduct –ATCs must abide by the rules and procedures of their certifying organization NATA Code of Ethics –Failure to abide can result in disciplinary action or termination 12

13 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 13 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning Qualifications (cont’d.) Education –Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited program at a minimum –Study human anatomy, human physiology, biomechanics, exercise physiology, athletic training, nutrition, and psychology/counseling –Participate in extensive clinical experiences 13

14 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 14 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning Qualifications (cont’d.) Certification –National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification, Inc. (NATABOC) examination Written Practical Written-simulation 14

15 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 15 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning 6 Practice Domains of Athletic Training 1)Prevention 2)Recognition, evaluation, and assessment 3)Immediate care 4)Treatment, rehabilitation, and reconditioning 5)Organization and administration 6)Professional development and responsibility

16 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 16 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning Did you know that… March is National Athletic Training Month!

17 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 17 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning Work Settings for the ATC Include: –Sports medicine clinics –Public and private high schools –Colleges and universities –Amateur and professional sports teams –Health and fitness centers –Businesses –Olympic teams and training centers –Hospitals and medical clinics 17

18 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 18 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning BELLWORK (8/30) List 4 work settings for ATCs List the 3 sections of the NATABOC exam

19 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 19 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning Primary Job Markets for ATCs HIGH SCHOOL COLLEGE PROFESSIONAL CLINICAL Salary$43,884$37,616$32,000— $80,000 $43,000 Days/week Hours/week Evenings yes no Athletes/day >30 >45>20

20 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 20 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning Professional Organizations for ATCs Provide resources, information, & educational opportunities to its members National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) –Founded in 1950 –Largest U.S. certifying organization for ATCs –30,000 members Regional, state, and local trainers’ associations –Promote athletic training, wellness, and safety of athletes at the local level Example: Arizona Athletic Trainers’ Association (AzATA) 20

21 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 21 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning Athlete’s Bill of Rights No single standard –Common components include the right to: Have fun through sports Participate at appropriate level Qualified adult leadership Participate in a safe and healthy environment Proper preparation for participation Participate regardless of ability or income level Equal opportunity to strive for success Say “no” 21

22 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 22 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning Liability and Risk Management Hippocratic Oath –“I will follow that system of regimen [use treatment to help the sick] which, according to my ability and judgment, I consider for the benefit of my patients, and abstain from whatever is deleterious and mischievous [I will never use it to wrong them]” (Taber’s, 2001) 22

23 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 23 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning Liability and Risk Management (cont’d.) Liable means “obligated according to law or equity; responsible” (Webster’s, 1993) –Athletic trainers take proper precautions to minimize exposure to lawsuits –Liability insurance is advisable 23

24 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 24 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning Liability and Risk Management (cont’d.) Minimize liability by: –Working within scope of knowledge & expertise –Keeping proper documentation & records –Following TR room rules & procedures –Having adequate TR supervision –Keeping in contact w/ coaches, admin, & parents

25 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 25 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning Liability and Risk Management (cont’d.) Minimize liability by: –Inspecting practice & game facilities –Establishing return-to-play protocols –Involving team physician in program –Establishing an Emergency Action Plan

26 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 26 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning Conclusion ATCs possess skills, knowledge, and professionalism –This allows them to be respected members of the sports medicine community Many career paths are open to ATCs In addition to the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, most states have elected to certify or license athletic trainers 26

27 © 2010 Delmar, Cengage Learning 27 © 2011 Delmar, Cengage Learning Group Work Interview with Ms. Tillman In your group, create 10 questions for the class interview with Ms. Tillman—10 minutes Each team member will present a question


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