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Practicum Descriptions

Practicum Descriptions

HAL 481 Athletic Training Practicum I  (3-6 credits)

Assignments in clinical settings related to the students' area of study in prevention and care of athletic injuries, prophylactic taping, bracing and equipment fitting. Students are given the opportunity to observe and integrate skills under the supervision of a certified athletic trainer. Students participate in a laboratory setting that re-evaluates students' skills through patient interaction, psychomotor and scenario simulations. The credits assigned to these courses are variable and range between three and six credits based on the length of preseason and the start of fall semester classes. Each assigned credit will equate to 40 contact hours. Students will be limited to completing 40 hours per week.

HAL 482 Athletic Training Practicum II  (7 credits)

Assignments in clinical settings related to the students' area of study in evaluation of athletic injuries. Students are given the opportunity to observe and integrate skills under the supervision of a certified athletic trainer. Students also participate in a laboratory setting that re-evaluates students’ skills through psychomotor and scenario simulations. Provides grand rounds forum. Students are required to complete 280 hours working under the direct supervision of your preceptor.  Over the course of the semester, students will be limited to completing 20 hours per week.

HAL 483 Athletic Training Practicum III  (7 credits)

Assignments in clinical settings related to the students' area of study in therapeutic modalities. Students are given the opportunity to observe and integrate skills under the supervision of a certified athletic trainer. Students participate in a laboratory setting that re-evaluates students' skills through psychomotor and scenario simulations. Provides grand rounds forum. Students are required to complete 280 hours working under the direct supervision of your preceptor.  Over the course of the semester, students will be limited to completing 20 hours per week.

HAL 484 Athletic Training Practicum IV  (3-6 credits)

Assignments in clinical settings related to the students' area of study in prevention and care of athletic injuries, prophylactic taping, bracing, equipment fitting, and evaluation and assessment. Students are given the opportunity to observe and integrate skills under the supervision of a certified athletic trainer. The credits assigned to these courses are variable and range between three and six credits based on the length of preseason and the start of fall semester classes. Each assigned credit will equate to 40 contact hours. Students will be limited to completing 40 hours per week.

HAL 485 Athletic Training Practicum V  (7 credits)

This course offers assignments in clinical settings related to the student’s area of study (Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries).  This course will give the student the opportunity to observe and integrate skills under the supervision of a Certified Athletic Trainer.  The student will also participate in a laboratory setting that will re-evaluate the student’s previous skills through psychomotor and scenario simulations.  This meeting time will also act as a venue to discuss current situations arising at the various sites that will provide for a grand rounds forum. Students are required to complete 280 hours working under the direct supervision of your preceptor.  Over the course of the semester, students will be limited to completing 20 hours per week.

HAL 486 Athletic Training Practicum VI  (7 credits)

This course offers assignments in clinical settings related to the student’s area of study (General Medical Conditions & Disabilities).  This course will give the student the opportunity to observe and integrate skills under the supervision of a Certified Athletic Trainer as well as various rotations through Physicians practices.  The student will also participate in a laboratory setting that will re-evaluate the students’ previous skills through psychomotor and scenario simulations.  This meeting time will also act as a venue to discuss current situations arising at the various sites that will provide for a grand rounds forum. Students are required to complete 280 hours working under the direct supervision of your preceptor.  Over the course of the semester, students will be limited to completing 20 hours per week.


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