- Discuss the basic differences between orthopedic and medical assessment
- Understand the importance of a pre-participation examination in relationship to medical history
- Apply principles of disease transmission prevention
- Implement and use the regulations that govern patient privacy
- Describe a basic general medical exam including a comprehensive history and physical examination
- Describe and demonstrate the proper use of evaluation tools and techniques for assessment of general health
- Understand the basics of palpation, percussion, and auscultation in a general medical examination
- Understand the basics of pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, including dosage forms, routes of administration, and drug storage
- List the basic drug classifications, their indications, their contraindications, and their typical use
BOC: 3.0 Continuing Education Units
NATA PDC Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Program Faculty: Course content includes chapters one to five 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.
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.