The first half of a two-semester athletic training sequence emphasizing the development of athletic training skills. Designed to introduce students to the profession of athletic training as well as to begin the development of psychomotor skills in athletic training. Course content stresses athletic training room policies and procedures, universal precautions and wound care; clinical competencies in ice bag/massage, cold/warm whirlpool and hydrocollator use; selected taping and wrapping techniques. A minimum of 40 hours of observation is required in the athletic training room and at practices and games. Falls. Prerequisite(s): Athletic Training majors only.
*All course information is from the 2014-2015 Catalog.