Focus of studying
1.1 Differentiate the roles and responsibilities of the athletic trainer from other medical and allied health professionals.
Role of ATC’s, team physicians and the sports medicine team
1.2 Explain the regulatory agencies for athletic training and the guidelines for certification and licensure.
Organizations for AT’s (Ex. NATA, BOC, CAATE, etc.)
1.3 Examine the history, role, and functions of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA).
Important events that shaped the AT profession
2.1 Explain legal concepts related to medical or allied health care professionals.
Concepts of torts/negligence (mal/mis/nonfeasance), scope of practice, state regulation (ex. licensure)
2.4 Identify and explain disqualifying conditions for physical activity and causes of sudden death.
2.5 Identify and describe the components of a PPE.
Components and descriptions of components, complete the medical history questionnaire
3.1 Examine NATA position, consensus, official and support statements.
Environmental position statements, heat illness, lightning, cold, acclimatization
4.1 Explain principles related to heat and cold illnesses recognition, prevention, and treatment.
4.3 Describe appropriate emergency treatment related to environmental conditions.
4.4 Describe acclimatizing to altitude, air pollution, and other environmental conditions.
5.1 Explain principles of cryotherapy and thermotherapy.
5.2 Differentiate between the HOPS injury assessment format (History of the injury, Observation and inspection, Palpation, and Special tests) and the SOAP note format (Subjective, Evaluation, Objective, Evaluation, Assessment, and Plan) used to assess and manage musculoskeletal injuries.
Identification of components and their functions.
Signs/symptoms, components of