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 advanced clinical decision making skills and critical thinking in the evaluation and diagnosis of injury and illness.
  • Upon completion of this residency the Athletic Trainer will:

    1. Recognize the requirements and strategic utilization of the Athletic Trainer in Musculoskeletal Practice.
    2. Identify the various roles of the Athletic Trainer in the research process and develop skills to become a leader in its organization.
    3. Compose research collaboration projects through vehicles such as journal clubs, grand rounds, and other methods of evidence based practice integration.
    4. Apply advanced Athletic Training skill through experience in traditional Athletic Training settings that require defined projects aimed at fostering evidence based, patient centered care.
    5. Appraise various radiological evaluation methods and interpret finding including MRI, CT, X-ray, bone scan, ultrasound, etc.
    6. Show organizational and communication competency in the production and presentation of Sports Medicine symposia and community education programs.
    7. Apply teaching proficiency that encompasses Evidence Based Practice.
    8. Distinguish the components of healthcare administration and strategies that utilize problem solving and healthcare informatics for quality improvement.
    9. Recognize the subspecialties of Orthopaedic and Primary Care Sports medicine and how the Athletic Trainer can play a role in improving patient throughput and outcomes of these physicians in collaboration with other health care professionals.
    10. Identify the requirements and clinical usefulness of ancillary certifications to enhance the Athletic Trainer’s delivery of patient-centered care.

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

    • Module 1: Evidence Based Practice/Research
    • Module 2: Sports Related Concussion
    • Module 3: Sports Cardiology
    • Module 4: General Medical Conditions
    • Module 5: Orthopaedic Evaluation of the Upper Extremity
    • Module 6: Orthopaedic Evaluation of the Neck and Spine
    • Module 7: Orthopaedic Evaluation of the Lower Extremity
    • Module 8: Therapeutic Interventions
    • Module 9: Biomechanical Analysis

    Residency Breakdown
    Clinical: 75%
    Didactic: 15%
    Research: 10%
    Start date: 7/1/17
    End date: 6/30/18

    Program Aggregate Data:

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