Athletic Injury Epidemiology and Emergency Care | Spalding University Catalog

MSAT-510: Athletic Injury Epidemiology and Emergency Care

3 credit hours

This course focuses on acute sports medicine management skills for treating common injuries and medical conditions that active individuals experience. In addition to basic first aid, the student is prepared to evaluate and stabilize an athletically active individual for a variety of traumatic situations. Students will acquire the skills necessary to respond to emergencies such as: catastrophic injury to the head and neck, cessation of breathing and circulation, shock, heat and cold illnesses, internal injuries, and other serious or life threatening injuries that may occur in diverse athletic training practice settings.

Prerequisite courses:MSAT-500