ESSENTIALS OF ATHLETIC TRAINING AND FIRST AID
Credit: .5 unit
PREREQUISITE: An above average science background is highly recommended and Biology I is also highly recommended.
Taking Anatomy previously or concurrently is helpful.
DOES NOT COUNT TOWARD P.E. GRADUATION REQUIREMENT
The content of this course will focus on orthopedic anatomy, the physiology of healing, and maintenance of common injuries and
illnesses. This course is designed to give students preparing for a career in the healthcare industry a general knowledge of athletic
injuries and illnesses. The class will cover information needed for the student, upon completion, to give care and first aid to the
sick and injured individual that he/she may encounter in their day to day life. Topics that will be covered related to this area include
the evaluation, recognition, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic-related injuries. Students will have the opportunity to become
certified in Adult CPR/AED. Class may be taken for elective credit only.