HSES 464. Athletic Training Practicum VI. 2 Hours.
This course is the final practicum/clinical experience course for the athletic training student. Prerequisite: Admission into the Athletic Training program and concurrent enrollment in HSES 463. FLD.
The Athletic Training program prepares students for careers in the health profession of athletic training. Upon completion of the athletic training degree program students are eligible for the Board of Certification (BOC) examination. Successful completion of the BOC examination leads to national certification and eligibility for state licensure. Athletic Trainers practice under the direction of a physician. Coursework includes; Injury/Illness Prevention and Wellness Protection, Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis, Immediate and Emergency Care, Treatment and Rehabilitation, and Organizational and Professional Health and Well-being. Athletic Trainers practice in a variety of settings, including; secondary schools, colleges, universities, professional sports, sports medicine clinics, military, and industrial.