- Understand common medical causes of sudden death in athletes
- Understand medical conditions that put an athlete at risk such as diabetes, asthma, sickle cell, and illnesses
- Understand the risks and injuries associated with environmental stress
- Be able to identify the signs and symptoms of heat, cold and altitude injuries
- Be able to effectively manage heat, cold and altitude injuries
- Identify and manage skeletal fractures and dislocations
- Examine, evaluate and manage abdominal injuries including injuries to major internal organs and organ systems
- Examine, evaluate and manage thoracic injuries including pneumothorax,
hemothorax and other pulmonary injuries
BOC: 3.5 Continuing Education Units
NATA PDC Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Program Faculty: Course content includes chapters 7-11 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.