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1 Essentials of Athletic Injury Management Chapter 1 Athletic Training For Students Assistants Chapter 28 Sports Medicine I

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3  WHAT IS SPORTS MEDICINE  Health & special services that prevent, recognize, manage and rehabilitate injuries related to exercise and sports  BRANCHES OFF OF SPORTS MEDICINE  Athletic Trainers (AT), Physical Therapists (PT), Nurses (RN), Doctors (MD), Dentists (DMD), Physician’s Assist (PA)

4  Nurses- Must complete a series of medical competencies  Similar for athletic trainers  Usually work in clinic/hospital settings  Four year degree  State registration, exam

5  Competencies Completed  Similar to athletic training / nursing  Variety of Work Settings  Clinics / Hospitals  4 Year Degree  State Licensure Exam  Master Degree  Close relationship with AT

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7  Completion of Competencies  Similar to previous professions  Area of Specialization  i.e. Orthopedics  4 Year degree  Often = Masters Degree  Licensure Exam

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9  Residency Internship  Working with other professionals  4 Year Degree  3 year Masters Degree Program  Licensure Exam  Clinical Settings  Can be “Team Dentist”

10  Competencies Completed  Area of Specialization  i.e. ENT (ear / nose / throat)  Work Settings  Clinics/ Hospitals / Team Physician  4 year Degree  3 Year Medical Degree  Residency  Licensure Exam

11  Profession dedicated to maintaining and improving the health and well-being of the physically active population  Preventing athletic-related injuries  AMA  NATA – 1950

12  Injury Prevention  PPE / Strength and Conditioning/ Equipment ETC  Recognition, Evaluation, and immediate care  First aid / CPR / Referral  Rehabilitation and Reconditioning  Exercise / Treatments to RTP  Health Care administration  Facility Management / Purchase Orders/ Staff Scheduling

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14  Licensure Vs. Certification  LAT  Managed by the State Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers  ATC  Managed by the Board of Certification / NATA  Athletic Training Education Programs  4 Year program  Variety of work settings  High School / College/ Industrial / Physician Extender

15  Risk Management and Injury Prevention  Pathology of Injury and Illnesses  Assessment and Evaluation  Acute care of Injury and Illness  Pharmacology  Therapeutic Exercise  Therapeutic Modalities  General Medicine Conditions and Disabilities  Nutritional Aspects of Illness and Injury  Psychosocial Intervention and Referral  Health Care Administration  Professional Development and Responsibility

16  Group of Medical Professionals  Previously listed professions  Providing Care to the Physically Active Population  Care before, during, and after an injury  Central Vs. Peripheral Team

17  Central Team  Athlete  Center of the Team  Provides Vital Information about injury  Athlete’s Parent  Team Physician  Medical Authority which oversees the SM Team  Examines injuries and uses diagnostic tools  Athletic Trainer  First line of care for the injury  Coach  Daily Contact with the athlete

18  Primary Care Physician (PCP)  Prior Hx of working with athlete  Referral to specialists  Student Assistants  Assist ATs with daily tasks  Physical Therapists  Rehabilitation / normal physical function  Other Specialized Professionals  Podiatrist / Allergist/ Urologist/ Gynecologist / Cardiologist/ Dentist/ Neurologist

19  Graduate from an ATEP approved by Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program (CAAHEP)  Undergraduate=  800 Hours of hands on experience  Specialized courses  Pass NATABOC Exam

20 1. Licensure  Texas Licensure 2. Certification  More nationally recognized 3. Registration  Less Common  Register with State before practicing 4. Exemption

21  Athletic Injury Evaluation  Human Anatomy  Human Physiology  Biomechanics  Psychology  Nutrition  Pharmacology  Physics  Organization and Administration

22  Traditional Settings  Scholastic Environments  Professional Teams  Non-traditional Settings  Sports Medicine Clinic  Health Club  Industrial Sites

23 Sports Medicine involves a variety of professions which all work together to form an effective sports medicine team. Athletic training is one of the main career paths that encompass Sports Medicine. Becoming an athletic trainer is career that involves a variety of different types of course materials.

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