Jan 20, 2020  
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
    
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog

ALH6394 ATHLETIC TRAINING PRACTICUM IV COURSE PROCEDURE


ALH6394 ATHLETIC TRAINING PRACTICUM IV

1 Credit Hour

Student Level:

This course is open to athletic training students only and is utilized for practical application of competencies learned in ALH6395 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries.

Catalog Description:

ALH6394 - Athletic Training Practicum IV (1 hr)

This course is designed to help the student increase their practical knowledge while pursuing a career in athletic training. The primary purpose in each practicum is increasing knowledge and practical applications required of athletic trainers. Students taking this course will receive hands-on experience under the direct supervision of a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC). This includes working in the training room and with the college’s intercollegiate athletic teams.

Course Classification:

Internship/Cooperative Education/Practicum

Prerequisites:

ALH6393 Athletic Training Practicum III and ALH6395 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

Controlling Purpose:

This course is designed to help the student increase their practical knowledge while pursuing a career in athletic training. The primary purpose in each practicum is increasing knowledge and practical applications required of athletic trainers. Students taking this course will receive hands-on experience under the direct supervision of a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC). This includes working in the training room and with the college’s intercollegiate athletic teams.

Learner Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to successfully demonstrate practical applications in Athletic Training.

Unit Outcomes for Criterion Based Evaluation:

The following defines the minimum core content not including the final examination period. Instructors may add other content as time allows.

UNIT I:  Training Room Application

Outcomes:   Upon completion of this unit, the student will be able to successfully demonstrate and/or describe appropriate therapeutic care and treatment of student-athletes while in the training room.

  • Application of therapy and treatment protocols designated by the ATC.
  • Application and promotion of a clean, safe, positive athletic training room environment.
  • Demonstrate an active, mature, and positive attitude in the training room.
  • Demonstrate punctual attendance on days assigned in the training room.
  • Application of pre-practice therapy and treatment.
  • Application of post-practice therapy and treatment.
  • Demonstrate successful application of any task/assignment designated by the ATC.
  • Demonstrate proper dress/attire worn in the training room.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills with the ATC, coaching staff, and student-athletes while in the training room.

UNIT II:  Athletic Team Assignment

Outcomes:  Upon completion of this unit, the student will be able to successfully contribute to the overall health care of the athletic team he/she has been assigned.

  • Application of therapy and treatment protocols designated by the ATC.
  • Demonstrate an active, mature, and positive attitude while assisting the designated athletic team assigned.
  • Demonstrate punctual attendance on days assigned for practice and games.
  • Application of pre-practice therapy and treatment for athletic team assigned.
  • Application of post-practice therapy and treatment for athletic team assigned.
  • Demonstrate successful application of any task/assignment designated by the ATC and any task/assignment designated by the coaching staff (contingent on approval of ATC)
  • Demonstrate punctual attendance on away games designated by the ATC (the ATC will specify dates of travel for athletic training students).
  • Demonstrate proper dress/attire worn for practices and games.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills with the ATC, coaching staff, and student-athletes of the assigned athletic team.

Projects Required:

None

Textbook:

Contact Bookstore for current textbook.

Materials/Equipment Required:

Training room supplies and equipment.

Attendance Policy:

Students should adhere to the attendance policy outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.

Grading Policy:

The grading policy will be outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.

Maximum class size: 

Based on classroom occupancy

Course Time Frame:

The U.S. Department of Education, Higher Learning Commission and the Kansas Board of Regents define credit hour and have specific regulations that the college must follow when developing, teaching and assessing the educational aspects of the college.  A credit hour is an amount of work represented in intended learning outcomes and verified by evidence of student achievement that is an institutionally-established equivalency that reasonably approximates not less than one hour of classroom or direct faculty instruction and a minimum of two hours of out-of-class student work for approximately fifteen weeks for one semester hour of credit or an equivalent amount of work over a different amount of time.  The number of semester hours of credit allowed for each distance education or blended hybrid courses shall be assigned by the college based on the amount of time needed to achieve the same course outcomes in a purely face-to-face format.

Refer to the following policies:

402.00 Academic Code of Conduct

263.00 Student Appeal of Course Grades

403.00 Student Code of Conduct

Disability Services Program: 

Cowley College, in recognition of state and federal laws, will accommodate a student with a documented disability.  If a student has a disability which may impact work in this class and which requires accommodations, contact the Disability Services Coordinator.