Curriculum

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    1. Advance the Athletic Trainers knowledge and clinical skill to become a highly skilled versatile healthcare professional that delivers patient-centered care through interdisciplinary collaboration in any musculoskeletal medicine setting.
    2. Contribute to the development of the Athletic Training profession through outcomes based research, evidence-based practice, public and medical community education, and the development of leadership skills.
    3. Enhance skill of the Athletic Trainer within the specialty area of Orthopedics in a variety of musculoskeletal settings.
  • Upon completion of this residency the Athletic Trainer will:

    1. Recognize the subspecialties of Orthopedic and Primary Care Sports Medicine and demonstrate professionalism within systems based practice that enhances patient-centered care
    2. Develop an enhanced understanding of clinical decision making in patient-centered orthopedic care.
    3. Appraise various musculoskeletal imaging methods and interpret findings to enhance orthopedic skill in the collaboration with supervising physicians.
    4. Apply advanced Athletic Training skill in traditional Athletic Training settings aimed at fostering evidence-based, patient centered care.
    5. Prepare Athletic Trainers to become leaders in the development of research planning and implementation.
    6. Develop research collaboration projects through vehicles such as journal clubs, grand rounds, and other methods of evidence-based practice integration.
    7. Show organizational and communication competency in the production and presentation of Sports Medicine symposia and community education programs.
    8. Distinguish the components of healthcare administration and strategies that utilize problem solving and healthcare informatics for quality improvement.

    Residents will progress through didactic and immersive experiences in the following modules:

    • Module 1: Evidence Based Practice and Quality Improvement
    • Module 2: Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis of Concussion
    • Module 3: Clinical Cardiology – Diagnosis and Management 
    • Module 4: Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis of General Medical Conditions
    • Module 5: Orthopedic Evaluation and Diagnosis 
    • Module 6: Biomechanical Analysis of the Upper and Lower Extremity
    • Module 7: Evidence-Based Therapeutic Interventions  

    Residency Breakdown
    Clinical: 75%
    Didactic: 15%
    Research: 10%
    Start date: July 1 
    End date: June 30

    Program Aggregate Data:

    2015-16 2016-17
    Retention Rate 100% 100%
    Graduate Rate 100% 100%
    Employment Placement Rate 100% 100%