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Athletic Training Is a profession dedicated to maintaining and improving the health and well-being of the physically active population and preventing athletic-related injuries and illnesses.
What is the role of an athletic trainer? List 5 in order of importance.
Roles of an athletic trainer 1. Prevention 2. Recognition 3. Evaluation 4. Care/First Aid 5. Rehabilitation 6. Apply protective devices 7. Work with a team of people 8. Health care administration 9. Professional development
Prevention-to not allow injuries or illnesses to occur What kind of injuries can be prevented? ***List 3
Recognition Using your knowledge to assess an injury and determine what happened. *Athletic Trainers are not allowed to DIAGNOSE-only doctors are.
Evaluation Using a set of evaluation tools/skills to determine what kind of injury occurred.
Care/First Aid Providing the necessary treatment to the injury
Clint Malarchuk His jugular vein was sliced by an opponents skate. The trainer saved his life!! Trainer Jim Pizzutelli pinched off his vein until doctors put in over 300 stitches. 7 people fainted, 2 had a heart attack and his teammates threw-up on the ice.
Rehabilitation Providing strengthening exercises and sports specific skills to assist in the healing of an injury.
Apply protective equipment- devices used to prevent injuries
Central Team The athlete Athlete’s parent or guardian- makes the decisions until child is 18. Physician Coach Athletic Trainer
Peripheral Team Primary care physician/pediatrician Dentist Podiatrist Orthopedist Allergist Urologist Gynecologist Cardiologist Physical therapist/chiropractor Neurologist Registered dietitian
Becoming a certified trainer Must go to college- Major or minor in it. Most programs you must apply to get in. Once in program must pass all classes otherwise you will be removed. Must put in hours in the training room(over 800 documented hrs under a cert.trainer) Must be assigned to teams (in-season, out of season, team sport, individual sport, contact sport and non-contact sport).
Becoming a certified trainer continued Must pass the NATA (National Athletic Trainers Association) Board Certification Exam. 175 question test that you have 4 hours to complete. 1. Stand-alone multiple-choice questions 2. Stand-alone alternative items (drag-and-drop, text based simulation, multi-select, hot spot, etc.) 3. Focused testlets- A 5-item focused testlet consists of a scenario followed by 5 key/critical questions related to that scenario
What the candidates can do: The test will give a demonstration on how to operate the program. You can go forward and back when answering the questions. Once you submit for scoring, you cannot change anything.
Health Administration -Pertains to all forms of documentation. Document everything!!!! Know insurance rules Know doctor information Perform physicals Know the LAW
Professional Development- professional programs taken for educational purposes. Should belong to the NATA Must be NATA certified Must register with your state Must receive licensure in your state Must maintain CEU’s 75 in 3 yrs. Must report your CEU’s ( continuing ed. Units) Must be First aid and CPR certified
What kinds of settings can athletic trainer’s work in?
Cinquain Poem _________________________ Athletic and talented Throwing,catching,running Champion team this year Football # _____________________________ 2 adjectives 3 action verbs 4 word sentence or phrase 1 word
You will have a matching quiz on your terminology worksheet Please study
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