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What is the history of athletic training?

-the Greeks and Romans used home remedies especially for gladiators
-mid to late 20th century home remedies and massage

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What are the three terms used for an athletic trainer?

-Athletic Trainer
-Certified Athletic Trainer
-ATC

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Certified Athletic Trainer

Health care professional that specializes in preventing, recognizing, managing, and rehabilitating injuries that result from physical activity

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Who does the ATC work for?

Under the direct supervision of a licensed physician. Also works with other health care professionals, athletic admins, coaches, and parents

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What falls under the sports medicine performance enhancement branch?

Coaches, strength and conditioning, nutrition, sports psychology, biomechanics

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What branch of sports medicine does Athletic Training fall under? What are other examples of this branch?

Injury care and management; physical therapy, massage therapy, dentistry, chiropractic

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Primary Player on Sports Medicine Team

-athlete
-coach
-Physician
- ATC
-parents (high school)

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Sports medicine team

-physician
-ATC
-dentist
-coaches
-parents
-EMTs
-Orthopedic surgeons

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Athletic Trainers' Domains (5)

-injury/ illness prevention and wellness protection
-clinical evaluation and diagnosis
-immediate and emergency care
-treatment and rehabilitation
-organizational and professional health and well-being

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Athletic Trainers knowledge (12)

-risk management and injury prevention
-pathology of injuries and illnesses
-orthopedic clinical exam and diagnosis
-medical conditions and disabilities
-acute care of injuries and illnesses
-therapeutic modalities
-conditioning and rehabilitative exercise
-Pharmacology
-psychosocial intervention/ referral
-nutritional aspects of injury/ illness
-health care admin
-professional development and responsibility

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Risk management

Equipment knowledge, be aware of surrounding (heat injuries)

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Pathology of injury/ illness

How an injury happens and how it resolves

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Nutritional aspects of injury/ illness

Prevention, post-injury (wisdom teeth, jaw surgery, ect)

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Health care administration

Coordination with referrals and follow-ups

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Personal qualities (8)

-stamina and ability to adapt
-empathy
-sense of humor
-communication
-intellectual curiosity
-ethics
-personal support
-stubborn

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Importance of engaging in evidence based practice (5)

-develop a clinical question
-search literature
-appraise the evidence
-apply the evidence
-asses the outcome

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NATA

National Athletic Trainers' Association; enhance the quality of health care provided by certified athletic trainers and to advance the athletic training profession

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AMA

American Medical Association; recognized athletic training as an allied health field in 1990

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BOC

Board of Certification; responsible for the certification exam for athletic trainers

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CAATE

Commission for Accreditation of Athletic Training Education;

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How to become an ATC

-bachelor's degree from a CAATE accredited institution
-a master's from a CAATE accredited institution with prerequisites
-Pass the BOC exam

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First 2 years of becoming an ATC

-complete prerequisite math, English, and science courses
-complete athletic training prerequisites
-Apply and acceptance to department
-Apply to ATEP

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Clinical experiences to become ATC

-equipment intensive sport (football)
-upper extremity (baseball) and lower extremity (soccer)
-male and female sports
-out of season sport

-up to 25 hours per week
-100 hours per month

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BOC exam

Sets the standards for the practice of athletic training. (Only accredited certifying body for ATC in US)

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Parts of BOC

-proof of degree, courses, clinical experience, and endorsement of program director
-computerized (practical skills, theoretical knowledge, situational knowledge)

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Practicing as ATC

-under supervision of physician
-in accordance with state acts (licensure: most restrictive, certification, registration)
-liability insurance

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Employment settings

-clinics and hospitals
-physician extenders: orthopedic office
-corporate setting (delta)
-industrial setting
-Traditional
-pro sports
-performing arts
-military
-wellness clubs

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ATC Continuing Education

-required every 3 years
(Conventions, workshops, self study, research, ect)

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Superior

Towards the top

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Inferior

Towards the bottom