Presentation on theme: "Chapter 2 The Athletic Health Care Team Start today by taking out your notebooks. Brainstorm all of the people you think are part of the ATHLETIC HEALTH."— Presentation transcript:
Start today by taking out your notebooks. Brainstorm all of the people you think are part of the ATHLETIC HEALTH CARE TEAM. Write your ideas in your notebook.
Sports Medicine Definition: “A field that uses a holistic, comprehensive, and multidisciplinary approach to health care for those engaged in sporting or recreational activity.”
Potential Team Members Practitioners include primary care physicians, orthopedic surgeons, athletic trainers, sports physical therapists, dentists, exercise physiologists, conditioning coaches, and sports nutritionists.
NATA Appropriate Medical Care for Secondary School Aged Athletes
Key Team Members Coaches - prevention - first responder (initial decisions) Team Physicians- MD - Agrees to provide at least limited medical coverage to a particular sports program or institution -Commit to necessary time -appropriate knowledge base of sport NATABOC -Certified Athletic Trainer
Coaches Coaches in public school settings should be trained in: Basic conditioning procedures. Maintenance and fitting of protective equipment. First aid and CPR. Operation of an automatic external defibrillator. Recognition and management of common sports injuries. Skills instruction.
Sports Medicine Team The Sports Medicine Team includes: team physician, athletic trainer, coaching staff, and other related health care practitioners.
Sports Medicine Team Physician The team’s role in medical management of athletes includes: Coordinating pre-participation physical exams. Providing medical management of injuries and illnesses on and off the field. Coordinating rehab and a safe return to participation after illness or injury. Providing education and counseling for coaches, athletes, and parents. Providing proper documentation and medical record keeping.
Administrative and Logistical Duties Establish and define the relationships of all involved parties Educate athletes, parents, administrators, coaches and other necessary parties regarding concerns pertaining to the athletes Develop a chain of command Plan and train for emergencies Adress equipment and supply issues Provide proper event coverage Assess environmental concerns
CAQ Certificate of Added Qualifications (in Sports Medicine) For physicians in order to become more specialized in caring for sport related injuries.
Athletic Trainer BOC-certified athletic trainer: an allied health care professional with extensive education in clinical care & prevention of sports injuries. Athletic trainers receive formal instruction in: Injury prevention. Recognition, evaluation, and immediate care. Treatment and rehabilitation. Health care organization and administration. Professional development and responsibility.
BOC Certification To qualify: Complete a “Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education”(CAATE)- accredited Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP). Take certification examination that is now offered via a national network of computerized testing centers
Over 500 specific skills 4 Years of Clinical Education/ Rotations Foundational courses : Human Anatomy Human Physiology Exercise Physiology Kinesiology/biomechanics Nutrition Statistics and research design Strength training and reconditioning Acute Care of injury and illness
Professional Courses: Risk Management & injury prevention Pathology of injury Assessment of injury General medical conditions Therapeutic Modalities Therapeutic Exercise and rehabilitation Health Care Administration Weight management and body composition Psychosocial intervention and referral Medical ethics and legal issues Pharmacology Professional Development and Responsibilities
Professional Settings for Athletic Trainers Colleges/Universities (Historically the Largest) Secondary Schools Teacher/ Athletic Trainer Full-Time Athletic Trainer Part-Time AT/ Grad Assistant Contract out by PT clinic Professional Sports Rehabilitation Clinics/Hospitals Industrial Settings Military
Professional Medical Organizations American Medical Society for Sports Medicine American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine American College of Sports Medicine American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine Help Promote the Study of Sports Medicine!