Course Description: An introductory course for students interested in the field of Sports Medicine. General principles to be covered in the course will include: prevention, recognition, and immediate care of athletic injuries; rehabilitation of athletic injuries; basic nutrition; HIPAA; hands-on activities - taping and wrapping techniques, goniometry. Classroom learning is enhanced through clinical education experiences/job shadowing. Job shadows experiences are outside of class time and the student is responsible for transportation to job shadow sites. Dual credit through the University of Mary and/or Bismarck State College is available.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Medical Careers (formally Medical Related Careers I) -or- Anatomy/Physiology recommended but not required.