Athletic Training Prospective Students
Athletic Training is an allied health care profession recognized by the American Medical Association (AMA). The certified athletic trainer is a highly educated and skilled professional specializing in the health care of athletes and those engaging in physical activity. In cooperation with physicians and other allied health personnel, the athletic trainer functions as an integral member of the athletic health care team in secondary schools, colleges and universities, sports medicine clinics, professional sports programs and other athletic health care settings including industrial health clinics. Areas of expertise include risk management and injury prevention, acute care of injuries and illness, assessment and evaluation, and rehabilitation of sport injuries.
More info at www.nata.org.
1. Students will understand and practice foundational concepts in Athletic Training
2. Students will understand and practice sound principles of ethical judgment, critical thinking, and self-reflection in Athletic Training
3. Students will understand and practice scholarship as it relates to the discipline of Athletic Training
4. Students will identify and demonstrate respect for diversity in the human experience as it relates to individuals, community, and society
5. Students will understand and exhibit commitment to service as it relates to the discipline of Athletic Training
The GVSU Athletic Training program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).
Board of Certification (BOC) First Time Passing Rates:
2012-2013 - based on 20 GVSU students
National Average: 80.85%
2011-2012 - based on 22 GVSU students
National Average: 82.1%
GVSU Average: 82.4%
National Average; 60.7%
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