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Exercise Science: Athletic Trainer Aide

Exercise science: Athletic Trainer Aide

Certificate of achievement 

WHAT IS AN ATHLETIC TRAINER AIDE?
The Athletic Trainer Aide functions as an aide in a clinical setting; or in a high school, college or professional athletic training center.  The Aide will assist the Certified Athletic Trainer or other healthcare professionals in the prevention, care, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. This will include assisting in the assessment and documentation of athletic injuries, acute and chronic injury management, treatment protocols, principles of conditioning, and return to competitive activity.  In addition, effective communications skills with athletes/patients as well as medical professionals are required.

 To complete the core requirements for the Exercise Science: Athletic Trainer AA Degree, students must complete the General Education and electives to achieve a minimum of 60 units and complete at least two PEX activity courses from department approved list for a total of 3 units. These units can be double
counted toward elective credits.

DIVISION/DEPARTMENT REQUIREMENTS:

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME UNITS 
KIN 110 or HED 110 Community First Aid and CPR* 3
KIN 102 Introduction to Athletic Training 3
KIN 104 Fitness and Wellness 3
KIN 202 Measurement and Interpretation of Fitness 3
KIN 203 Programs and Principles of Conditioning 3
KIN 205 Anatomical Movement Analysis 3
KIN 206A Lower Extremity Injury Assessment and Reconditioning 2
KIN 206B Upper Extremity Injury Assessment and Reconditioning 2
KIN 207 Athletic Injury Taping, Bandaging & Immobilization 1
KIN 271A Work Experience  1
MA 161 Medical Terminology 3

TOTAL CERTIFICATE UNITS: 27 UNITS 

 Students completing this certificate can also work towards obtaining an ASSOCIATES OF ART (AA) DEGREE IN EXERCISE SCIENCE if general education requirements are taken. 

*KIN 110/HED 110 allows students to obtain the American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid Certification. 

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