- Describe the basic anatomy and physiology of the eye
- Perform a basic eye exam
- Describe appropriate initial management of common conditions and injuries of the eye
- Recognize conditions of the eye that require referral
- Recognize conditions of the eye that may preclude the athlete from participation
- Describe the basic anatomy of the ear, nose, mouth and throat
- Perform a basic examination of the ear, nose, mouth and throat, identifying normal and pathological conditions
- Properly use an otoscope to examine the ear and the nose
- Recognize common pathological conditions of the ear, nose, mouth, and throat including signs and symptoms, differential assessment, and when to refer the athlete to a physician
- Appreciate the common diagnostic tests and standard medical treatment for conditions of the ear, nose, mouth and throat
- Recognize the signs and symptoms of ocular chemical burn
- Recognize Oral candidiasis
- Identify the implications for participation in athletics with various conditions of the ear, nose, mouth, and throat
BOC: 2.0 Continuing Education Units
NATA PDC Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Program Faculty: Course content includes chapters 12 & 13 of the book “General Medical Conditions in the Athlete, second edition” by Micki Cuppett, PhD, ATC and Katie M. Walsh PhD, ATC. 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.
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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.