Emergency Care of Athletic Injuries | Spalding University Catalog

MSAT-510: Emergency Care of Athletic Injuries

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 will
be 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: Admission into the MSAT program