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Jayden
Jayden C. I would like to pursue a career in the medical field and sports medicine helps me get ahead on my knowledge for what I need for my future. 

Students

Course description

Sports Medicine is a course aimed at providing an introduction to the field of sports medicine/athletic training to students who are considering a career in health- or medicine- related fields. The material addressed in this course will provide students with a basic foundation of knowledge necessary for the practice of sports medicine/athletic training. Course Fee: $20.00

Level 1

Responsibilities

  • Complete clinical hours (4 hours every 6 weeks)

Curriculum

  • FERPA & HIPAA Contracts
  • Skeletal System
  • Kinesiology
  • Emergency Action Plans
  • Condition Techniques
  • Basic Nutrition
  • Muscular System
  • Basic First Aid
  • Wrapping
  • Athletic Injuries Evaluation & Treatment

Level II

Responsibilities

  • Complete clinical hours: 2 days per week every 6 weeks
  • Mentor/Adopt a level I student
  • Present labs for level I students
  • Poster projects and information sheets
  • Complete competencies

Curriculum

  • Skeletal System & Kinesiology
  • CPR/AED Training, Shock, Splinting, Back Boarding
  • Environmental Concerns
  • Vital Signs/Shock/Treatment
  • Special Tests
  • Rehabilitation
  • Thorax/Abdomen
  • Cranial Nerves, Myotomes & Dermatomes
  • Taping
  • Therapeutic Modalities
  • Basic Sports Nutrition

level III

Responsibilities

  • Complete clinical hours: 2-3 days per week every 6 weeks
  • Mentor level I & II students
  • Adopt a level I and/or level II student
  • Present labs for level I & II students
  • Poster Projects and information sheets
  • Complete competencies
  • Test level II students on competencies

Curriculum

  • Skeletal System & Kinesiology
  • Common Illnesses/Diseases
  • CPR/AED Training (Recertification)
  • Basic Sports Psychology
  • General Medical Conditions
  • Basic Pharmacology
  • Advanced Sports Nutrition
  • Environmental Concerns
  • Spine
  • Advanced Tapings
  • Advanced Special Tests

How to join & progression

To join register for Sports Medicine I

Progression to levels II & III are dependent on performance and require teacher approval

Athletic Training Challenge

Since 1999 the NMAA has recognized Athletic Training as a sanctioned activity. A challenge is conducted each year which consists of a symposium and exam. The top three schools and individuals are recognized. 

This year the competition will be held on 

April 29th

at 

Manzano High School