CTE Program: Sports Medicine
- Execute customized emergency action plans as a first responder to catastrophic events
- Examine, prevent, treat, and rehabilitate injuries by using advanced techniques while consulting with medical professionals
- Coach and motivate clients, athletes, and patients using progressive exercise techniques and equipment
- Prepared for immediate employment, advanced certifications, and further education
- College Credit
Sequence of CoursesIntroduction to Sports Medicine (9-12)BGHS, DVHS, SOHSDual Enrollment: Availability can vary by campus & instructor.HES154 -First Aid/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (3 credits)HES271 –Intro to Sports Medicine (3 credits)Advanced Sports Medicine (10-12)BGHS, DVHS, SOHSPrerequisite: Sports MedicineDual Enrollment: Availability can vary by campus & instructor.HES275 - Prevention and Therapeutic Interventions in Sports Medicine (3 credits)NASM Certified Personal Trainer (11-12)SOHSPrerequisite: Advanced Sports MedicineCTE Internship (12)BCHS, BGHS, DVHS, MRHS, SOHSPrerequisite: Advanced Sports Medicine (concurrent or previously completed)
DVUSD Sports Medicine in the News...
Cronkite News - "Athletic trainers have become a common occurrence at high schools in Arizona, but there are three at Sandra Day O’Connor. The school is also home to a million-dollar facility that helps teach students how to become athletic trainers themselves." - Larsen, Zachary (2021, May 10). Sandra Day O'Connor's Athletic Trainers/Sports Medicine Program | CRONKITE NEWS.
Students have the opportunity to earn industry credentials and dual enrollment college credit through CTE programs.
HOSA is a national student organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education (HSE) Division of ACTE. HOSA's two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people. For more information, visit HOSA and HOSA Arizona.