- Describe the anatomy of synovial joints
- Recognize and identify common inflammatory musculoskeletal conditions in the child and adult athlete
- Understand the underlying pathology of common inflammatory rheumatologic disorders
- Differentiate between the various inflammatory rheumatologic disorders
- Outline treatment plans and goals for inflammatory rheumatologic disorders
- Understand the anatomy of the integumentary system
- Recognize signs and symptoms of common skin conditions
- Appreciate the differences among viral, fungal, and bacterial skin disorders
- Refer an athlete with a problematic skin disorder to the appropriate health care provider
- Differentiate which acute skin conditions are contraindicated for certain athletic participation
- Understand the anatomy and function of the nervous system
- Identify conditions that make an athlete susceptible to encephalitis or meningitis
- Recognize and refer and athlete with signs or symptoms of a life‐threatening neurological condition
- Appreciate the symptoms of reflex sympathetic dystrophy/complex regional pain syndrome
- Describe chronic neurological conditions and their effect on athletic population
- Know when to refer an athlete to a physician for further neurological evaluation
BOC: 3.25 Continuing Education Units
NATA PDC Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Program Faculty: Course content includes chapters 11, 16 & 17 of the book “General Medical Conditions in the Athlete” 2nd 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.
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.