2017-2018 Catalog

Sports Medicine

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

Westereng (Chair), Bjerke, Carlson, Champagne, Degerstrom, Greek, Mann, Nunez, Ogino, Poolman, Rambough, Thompson, Tsuchiya, Vanderpan, and Ziegler

The Department of Sports Medicine offers the Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training degree under the auspices of the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Note:Prior to the fall of 2015, the Department of Sports Medicine was the Division of Sports Medicine and was within the Department of Family and Community Medicine (FMed). Classes will continue to be labeled "FMed" until a change is approved by the University Curriculum Committee.

The degree program entails a four-year curriculum designed to prepare the student for an entry-level position in the field of athletic training. Athletic trainers are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. Upon completion of the curriculum, the student will be eligible to take the Board of Certification, Inc. examination and become a Certified Athletic Trainer. The athletic training degree program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

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

SMED 101Orientation to Athletic Training1
SMED 207Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries2
SMED 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.

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.

SMED 101Orientation to Athletic Training1
SMED 207Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries2
SMED 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 Speaking3
ENGL 110College Composition I3
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 Psychology3
PSYC 241Introduction to Statistics4
PSYC 250Developmental Psychology4
SOC 110Introduction to Sociology3
Arts & Humanities Requirement9
Electives16
Total Credits61

Professional Courses

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

ANAT 204Anatomy for Paramedical Personnel3
SMED 205Anatomy for Athletic Trainers2
SMED 208Procedures in Athletic Training1
SMED 208LLaboratory Procedures in Athletic Training1
SMED 200Understanding Medicine3
SMED 211Beginning Clinical Practicum I in Athletic Training1
SMED 213Beginning Clinical Practicum in Athletic Training1
SMED 311Intermediate Clinical Practicum I in Athletic Training2
SMED 312Medical Aspects of Sports2
SMED 313Intermediate Clinical Practicum II in Athletic Training2
SMED 320Athletic Training Modalities2
SMED 320LLaboratory Athletic Training Modalities1
SMED 321Athletic Training Rehabilitation Techniques2
SMED 321LLaboratory Athletic Injury Rehabilitation Techniques1
SMED 325Pharmacology in Sport2
SMED 343Organizational Administration of Athletic Training3
SMED 411Advanced Clinical Practicum I in Athletic Training2
SMED 413Advanced Clinical Practicum II in Athletic Training2
SMED 481Athletic Injury Assessment4
SMED 490Learning of Systems in Athletic Training3
SMED 491Seminar in Athletic Training2
N&D 240Fundamentals of Nutrition3
KIN 332Biomechanics3
KIN 402Exercise Physiology3
PPT 301Human Physiology4

Courses

SMED 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.

SMED 200. Understanding Medicine. 3 Credits.

An overview of the broad parameters of sports medicine. Various facets of athletic training and sports medicine are discussed. S.

SMED 205. Anatomy for Athletic Trainers. 2 Credits.

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

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

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

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

A practical laboratory to develop athletic taping skills taught in FMed 207. Corequisite: SMED 207. S.

SMED 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: SMED 207 and SMED 207L. Corequisite: SMED 205 and SMED 208L. F.

SMED 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: SMED 207 and SMED 207L. Corequisite: SMED 205 and SMED 208. F.

SMED 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: SMED 101, SMED 207 and SMED 207L. Corequisite: SMED 208 and SMED 208L. F.

SMED 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: SMED 208 and SMED 208L. S.

SMED 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: SMED 213. F.

SMED 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.

SMED 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: SMED 481. Corequisite: SMED 320, SMED 321 and SMED 321L. S.

SMED 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: SMED 481. S.

SMED 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: SMED 481. Corequisite: SMED 320. S.

SMED 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: SMED 481. Corequisite: SMED 321L. S.

SMED 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: SMED 481. Corequisite: SMED 321. S.

SMED 325. Pharmacology in Sport. 2 Credits.

This course is designed to teach students the theories and principles of Pharmacology as it relates to Athletic Training. S.

SMED 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.

SMED 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: SMED 313. F.

SMED 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: SMED 313. S.

SMED 481. Athletic Injury Assessment. 4 Credits.

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

SMED 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. Repeatable to 4 credits. F,S.

SMED 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. Repeatable to 6 credits. F,S,SS.

SMED 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: SMED 313. Repeatable to 6 credits. On demand.

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