Skyhawks Sports Medicine
  • Introduction to Sports Medicine

    Course Objectives

    We will use a systems approach to help the students learn many of the fundamental skills and terminology utilized in a successful career in the fields of sports medicine and rehabilitation therapy.  By the end of the year, students will be able to use basic sports medicine terminology in conversation and professional writing, as well as apply basic patient care skills including: overview of anatomy from head to toe, taping, bracing, CPR skills, and nutrition and wellness.  Work Based Learning and active lab create hands on learning opportunities for students to promote implementation of professional skills in their everyday classroom environment.

    Student Organization: HOSA

    Grade Level: 9-12      Length: 1 Year      Credit: 1

     

    Advanced Sports Medicine

    Course Objectives

    By the end of the year, students will be prepared to sit for the state sports medicine exam, which is the final portion required for their program completion certificate.  They will be fluent in medical terminology in conversation and professional writing, as well as apply basic patient care skills. They will have developed the professional skills to give them a competitive advantage.  We will incorporate the math, reading, and writing standards from the ADE Common Core standards, as well as the ADE CTE standards for Sports Medicine and Rehabilitative Therapies.  Both can be found at   http://www.azed.gov The Sports Medicine instructional program prepares students for entry-level employment, further training, and/or post-secondary education for these and other occupations: Personal Trainer, Athletic Trainer Aide, Physical Therapy Aide, Patient Transport Assistant, and Caregiver. 

     

    Student Organization: HOSA

     

    Grade Level: 10-12        Length: 1 Year     Credit: 1

     

     

    Introduction to Health Professions

    Course Objectives

    We will use a systems approach to help the students learn about many of the legal and ethical aspects involved in health care, an overview of health care facilities and safety standards, and many of the skills required in health careers, such as communication, leadership, observation and record keeping.  By the end of the year, students will be able to use basic medical terminology in conversation and professional writing.

     

    Student Organization: HOSA

     

    Grade Level: 9-12     Length: 1 Year      Credit: 1