2014-2015 Catalog

Family and Community Medicine (FMed)

http://www.med.und.edu/sports-medicine

Beattie (Chair), Flatt, Greek, Mann, Poolman, Rambough, Rudd, Sand, Tracy, Tsuchiya, Vanderpan, Westereng and Ziegler

The Department of Family and Community Medicine offers the B.S. in Athletic Training degree under the auspices of the Division of Sports Medicine. This degree program was formally approved by the North Dakota Board of Higher Education in September, 1990. Athletic Training was recognized as an allied health field by the AMA in June, 1990.

The degree program entails a four-year curriculum designed to prepare the student for an entry-level position in the field of athletic training. Upon completion of the curriculum, the student will be eligible to take the BOC Inc. Certification Examination.

Admission to the curriculum is competitive. Students are selected using the following criteria: academic performance (2.75 GPA minimum), departmental application, references, 100 hours of directed observation, and completion of:

FMED 101Orientation to Athletic Training1
FMED 207Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries2
FMED 207LLaboratory Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries1
BIOL 150General Biology I3
BIOL 150LGeneral Biology I Laboratory1
KIN 110First Aid and CPR1

It is recommended that students applying for this program meet with the academic coordinator early in their freshman year.

Students pursuing the Athletic Training degree are encouraged to utilize the electives in this program to prepare for advanced study. Suggested areas of study include: post-graduate study in kinesiology, physical therapy or medicine. The Athletic Training program offered is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

 

School of Medicine

 

B.S. in Athletic Training

Required 127 credits (36 of which must be numbered 300 or above, and 60 of which must be from a 4-year institution) including:

I. Essential Studies Requirements (see University ES listing).

II. The following curriculum:

Pre-Admission Courses

The student must earn a letter grade of C or better in the following courses to be admitted in the program.

BIOL 150
  & 150L
General Biology I
   and General Biology I Laboratory
4

The student must earn a letter grade of B or better in the following courses to be admitted in the program.

FMED 101Orientation to Athletic Training1
FMED 207Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries2
FMED 207LLaboratory Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries1

At the time of application to the Athletic Training Program, the student must have completed or be enrolled in all of the above courses. In addition, the student must show proof of First Aid and CPR certifications or enrollment in:

KIN 110First Aid and CPR1

Core Courses

The following core courses are required for the B.S. in Athletic Training:

CHEM 121
  & 121L
General Chemistry I
   and General Chemistry I Laboratory **
4
COMM 110Fundamentals of Public Speaking **3
ENGL 110College Composition I **3
ENGL 130Composition II: Writing for Public Audiences3
MED 205Medical Terminology1
PHYS 161Introductory College Physics I (includes lab) **4
PHYS 162Introductory College Physics II (includes lab) **4
PSYC 111Introduction to Psychology **3
PSYC 241Introduction to Statistics **4
PSYC 250Developmental Psychology4
SOC 110Introduction to Sociology **3
Arts & Humanities Requirement **9
Electives16
Total Credits61

 

**

indicates course satisfies Essential Studies Requirements.

Professional Courses

The following are essential professional courses to become an entry-level athletic trainer:

ANAT 204Anatomy for Paramedical Personnel3
FMED 205Anatomy for Athletic Trainers2
FMED 208Procedures in Athletic Training1
FMED 208LLaboratory Procedures in Athletic Training1
FMED 200Understanding Medicine3
FMED 211Beginning Clinical Practicum I in Athletic Training1
FMED 213Beginning Clinical Practicum in Athletic Training1
FMED 311Intermediate Clinical Practicum I in Athletic Training2
FMED 312Medical Aspects of Sports2
FMED 313Intermediate Clinical Practicum II in Athletic Training2
FMED 320Athletic Training Modalities2
FMED 320LLaboratory Athletic Training Modalities1
FMED 321Athletic Training Rehabilitation Techniques2
FMED 321LLaboratory Athletic Injury Rehabilitation Techniques1
FMED 343Organizational Administration of Athletic Training3
FMED 411Advanced Clinical Practicum I in Athletic Training2
FMED 413Advanced Clinical Practicum II in Athletic Training2
FMED 481Athletic Injury Assessment4
FMED 491Seminar in Athletic Training2
FMED 497Internship in Athletic Training3
NUTR 240Fundamentals of Nutrition3
KIN 332Biomechanics3
KIN 402Exercise Physiology3
PPT 301Human Physiology4
PPT 320Pharmacology in Sport2

Courses

FMED 101. Orientation to Athletic Training. 1 Credit.

Overview of the field of athletic training. Survey of the role of the athletic trainer. Films, lectures, and observation in clinical settings. F,S.

FMED 200. Understanding Medicine. 3 Credits.

An overview of the broad parameters of family medicine. Guest speakers are brought in to discuss various facets of medicine. S.

FMED 205. Anatomy for Athletic Trainers. 2 Credits.

A course to learn and palpate human anatomy structures and their functions. Prerequisite: Deparment consent. F.

FMED 207. Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries. 2 Credits.

An introductory course into the care and treatment of athletic injuries. Corequisite: FMED 207L. F,S.

FMED 207L. Laboratory Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries. 1 Credit.

A practical laboratory to develop athletic taping skills taught in FMED 207. Corequisite: FMED 207. F,S.

FMED 208. Procedures in Athletic Training. 1 Credit.

This course serves as an orientation class for incoming sports health majors. Policies and procedures as well as record keeping are covered. Prerequisites: FMED 207 and FMED 207L. Corequisite: FMED 205 and FMED 208L. F.

FMED 208L. Laboratory Procedures in Athletic Training. 1 Credit.

A course designed to allow students to get practical experiences in injury management, modality usage and record keeping skills taught in FMED 208. Prerequisites: FMED 207 and FMED 207L. Corequisite: FMED 205 and FMED 208. F.

FMED 211. Beginning Clinical Practicum I in Athletic Training. 1 Credit.

A clinical course designed to allow the student to develop specified clinical competencies in a directed, progressive manner. Prerequisites: FMED 101, FMED 207 and FMED 207L. Corequisite: FMED 208 and FMED 208L. F.

FMED 213. Beginning Clinical Practicum in Athletic Training. 1 Credit.

A clinical course designed to allow the student to develop specified clinical competencies in a directed, progressive manner. Prerequisites: FMED 208 and FMED 208L. S.

FMED 311. Intermediate Clinical Practicum I in Athletic Training. 2 Credits.

A clinical course designed to allow the student to develop specified clinical competencies in a directed progressive manner. Prerequisite: FMED 213. F.

FMED 312. Medical Aspects of Sports. 2 Credits.

A course designed to introduce students to various medical specialities and medical problems and their effects on athletic participation. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. F.

FMED 313. Intermediate Clinical Practicum II in Athletic Training. 2 Credits.

A clinical course designed to allow students to develop specified clinical competencies in a directed progressive manner. Prerequisite: FMED 481. Corequisite: FMED 320, FMED 321 and FMED 321L. S.

FMED 320. Athletic Training Modalities. 2 Credits.

A course designed to present the theoretical and applied principles and techniques for the application of modalities in sports injury care. Prerequisite: FMED 481. S.

FMED 320L. Laboratory Athletic Training Modalities. 1 Credit.

A course designed to practice the theoretical and applied principles and techniques for the application of modalities in sports injury care. Prerequisite: FMED 481. Corequisite: FMED 320. S.

FMED 321. Athletic Training Rehabilitation Techniques. 2 Credits.

A course designed to explain the principles and techniques of rehabilitation as they apply to athletic injuries. Prerequisite: FMED 481. Corequisite: FMED 321L. S.

FMED 321L. Laboratory Athletic Injury Rehabilitation Techniques. 1 Credit.

A course designed to allow students practical skill development of rehabilitation techniques utilized in athletic injury care as taught in FMED 321. Prerequisite: FMED 481. Corequisite: FMED 321. S.

FMED 343. Organizational Administration of Athletic Training. 3 Credits.

A course designed to acquaint students with the theories and principles of administration. Administrative functions as they relate to the athletic trainer will be explained. Prerequisite: Senior standing or consent of instructor. S.

FMED 411. Advanced Clinical Practicum I in Athletic Training. 2 Credits.

A clinical course designed to allow the student to develop specified clinical competencies in a directed progressive manner. Prerequisite: FMED 313. F.

FMED 413. Advanced Clinical Practicum II in Athletic Training. 2 Credits.

A clinical course designed to allow the student to develop specified clinical competencies in a directed progressive manner. Prerequisite: FMED 313. S.

FMED 481. Athletic Injury Assessment. 4 Credits.

A course designed to instruct the student in the theories and skills of injury evaluation. Prerequisite: FMED 213. F.

FMED 491. Seminar in Athletic Training. 2 Credits.

Advanced work in athletic training to include surgical and conservative injury management, rehabilitation and injury. Repeatable to 4 credits. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. F,S.

FMED 494. Directed Studies in Athletic Training. 1-4 Credits.

An in-depth study in a subject area selected by the student under tutorial supervision. Repeatable to 6 credits. Prerequisite: Instructor approval. F,S.

FMED 497. Internship in Athletic Training. 3 Credits.

Off campus athletic training experience designed to expose the student to alternate concepts of care. Repeatable up to 6 credits with instructor permission. Prerequisite: FMED 313. F,S,SS.

Office of the Registrar

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