Athletic Trainer Aide I

Certificate E0802
The Athletic Trainer Aide I Certificate provides minimal experience necessary to assist High School Athletic Trainers and Athletic Health Care Providers in the community. Students desiring a Bachelor’s Degree (transfer program) should consult with an advisor to discuss transferability of courses.

Required Courses
KIN 3First Aid and CPR3
or KIN 5 Advanced First Aid/CPR/Emergency Response
KIN 19Introduction to Care/Prevention of Activity/Sports -Related Injuries3
KIN 34Fitness for Living3
KIN 92Work Experience - Athletic Training2-3
Total Units11-12

Kinesiology, Athletics, and Dance Website 

Program Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • Identify daily tasks of operating an athletic training room, pre and post practice, and pre and post competition.
  • Create athletic injury documentation in hard copy format and on computerized injury tracking systems.
  • Recognize injuries and conditions to be treated that require protection of the health care provider, the patient and the health care facility.
  • Apply the HOPS (History, Observation, Palpation, and Special Tests) procedure during injury evaluation, under the supervision of a certified athletic trainer.
  • Provide acute and sub-acute care for athletic injuries and condition, including, but not limited to modalities, manual therapy and therapeutic exercise.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.
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