Sports Medicine

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This short-term program is intended to provide students with the skills and knowledge to start a career in Sports Medicine. This program will teach students how to assist patients with a variety of injuries under the supervision of an Athletic or Fitness Trainer. These positions also have the responsibilities for completing nontechnical duties such as preparing treatment areas, ordering devices and supplies, and transporting patients under the direction of the trainer. Those working in the field of sports medicine may be employed on sports teams, in physical therapist offices, sports rehabilitation centers, and other healthcare facilities. This program is specifically for noncredit students who are seeking training in the health field for immediate employment. Furthermore, this program will also provide foundational skills and training for students to enter into more advanced athletic and health training programs. Students must pass both core courses to earn the Sports Medicine certificate.  

Program Learning Outcomes

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Sports Medicine
Medical Terminology

Recommended Elective

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Health Careers Employability Skills
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