- Develop an Emergency Action Plan
- Know the primary focus of the initial assessment and care for an injured athlete
- Know the primary equipment and supplies necessary for emergency medical care
- Be able to document and communicate the treatment provided to injured athletes
- Know the primary components of a physical examination of an injured athlete
- Understand airway anatomy, compromise, and how to manage a compromised airway
- Understand sudden cardiac death in athletes including causes and possible
- Define psychological trauma including post-traumatic stress disorder and acute stress disorder
- Understand psychological interventions in crisis situations, including the steps and the follow up
BOC: 3.5 Continuing Education Units
NATA PDC Level of Difficulty: Essential
Program Faculty: Course content includes chapters 1-4, and 13 of the textbook “Emergency Medical Care in Athletic Training” by Keith Gorse. Assessment created by Rachel Livingstone MA, AT, and Susan Callagy MA, AT, PTA, CSCS.
The passing score for this course is 80%. The course is self-paced, home study format. All materials are available ONLINE immediately after purchase and is available for 6 months.
Cancellation/refund available up to 30 days after purchase. For further information visit our How Courses Work page.
This course is intended for Certified Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Strength & Conditioning Specialists, etc.
Sport Medics is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers.