2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    Jun 15, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ATHL 6604 - Emergency Care of Sport Related Injuries/Illness

Prerequisites: ATHL 6601 ATHL 6602 . This course provides an introduction to emergency and immediate care of athletic injuries. Medical emergencies, physical trauma, various disease pathologies, bleeding, respiratory and cardiac emergencies, and transportation of the injured will be explored. Students will experience emergency bandaging for open wounds, splinting for fractures and sprains, crutch fitting, and the use of a stethoscope and sphygmomanometer in a practical setting. Upon completion of this course, the student will be certified in American Red Cross First Aid and CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers.  Laboratory fee. 3 credits.