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Athletic Training

Course Code
AT 120  Credits
Title Introduction to Athletic Training 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course is designed to introduce the student to the profession of athletic training and the certified athletic trainer as a health care provider. Various aspects of MSU Moorhead's athletic training education program are discussed. 



Course Code
AT 210  Credits
Title Medical Terminology 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This on-line course is designed to introduce the student to medical terminology. Students will learn medical terminology so that they can effectively communicate with other members of the health care team. Students will develop a foundation in medical terminology to increase their medical vocabulary. 



Course Code
AT 220  Credits
Title Care and Prevention of Injuries & Illnesses 
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Description This course will provide the student with the basic principles of prevention, recognition, immediate care, and treatment of common injuries and illnesses associated with physical activity. The student will also learn basic taping and wrapping techniques. 



Course Code
AT 220L  Credits
Title Care and Prevention of Injuries and Illnesses Lab 
Course Offering Fall Every Year  
Course Offering Spring Every Year  
Course Offering Summer On Demand  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Application and practical experience with the concepts of prevention, recognition, immediate care, and treatment of common injuries and illnesses associated with physical activity. The student will apply basic taping techniques. To be taken concurrently with AT 220.  



Course Code
AT 225  Credits
Title Athletic Training Emergency/Immediate Care 
Course Offering Spring Every Year  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Athletic Training Emergency/Immediate Care teaches the basics of emergency care focused on sports injuries. It is a comprehensive course for the athletic trainer who must initially evaluate and stabilize an athlete in a trauma situation. The course teaches rapid assessment, resuscitation, packaging and transportation of the injured athlete. Students will earn American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer/Health Care Provider and EMR certifications with successful completion of the course to the American Red Cross standards. 



Course Code
AT 290  Credits 1-3 
Title Topics in Athletic Training 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This is a topical course in Athletic Training and may be repeated when the topic varies. 



Course Code
AT 320  Credits
Title Athletic Training Techniques 
Course Offering Spring Every Year  
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Description The athletic training student will learn advanced taping techniques, fabrication, fitting, and maintenance of special pads, splints, and braces. Admission to the Athletic Training major. 



Course Code
AT 321  Credits
Title Orthopedic Clinical Assessment: Upper Extremity 
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Description This course is an in-depth study of orthopedic clinical assessment techniques involving the musculoskeletal and neurovascular structures of the upper extremities. Content includes the application of theoretical concepts with practical experience in assessment. To be taken concurrently with AT 321L



Course Code
AT 321L  Credits
Title Orthopedic Clinical Assessment: Upper Extremity Lab 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Application and practical experience of theoretical concepts in assessment of the upper extremities. To be taken in concurrently with AT 321



Course Code
AT 322  Credits
Title Orthopedic Clinical Assessment: Lower Extremity 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course is an in-depth study of orthopedic clinical assessment techniques involving the musculoskeletal and neurovascular structures of the lower extremity. Content includes the application of theoretical concepts with practical experience in assessment. To be taken concurrently with AT 322L. Admission into the ATEP. 



Course Code
AT 322L  Credits
Title Orthopedic Clinical Assessment: Lower Extremity Lab 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Application and practical experience of theoretical concepts in assessment of the lower extremities. To be taken concurrently with AT 322



Course Code
AT 323  Credits
Title Therapeutic Modalities 
Prerequisite AT 322 AT 322L 
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Description This course will investigate the injury response process, the physiology and psychology of pain, development and delivery of treatment protocol, thermal agents, electrical agents, ultrasound, and mechanical modalities. To be taken concurrently with AT 323L



Course Code
AT 323L  Credits
Title Therapeutic Modalities Lab 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description The student will demonstrate the ability to apply therapeutic modalities. This includes determining inflammatory phase, indications, contraindications, and appropriate parameters for treatment of various contemporary therapeutic modalities. To be taken concurrently with AT 323



Course Code
AT 324  Credits
Title Therapeutic Exercise 
Prerequisite AT 323 AT 323L 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description A study of therapeutic exercise and conditioning techniques. The basis of injury rehabilitation, the goals and tools of rehabilitation, and rehabilitation techniques for specific injuries will be studied. To be taken concurrently with AT 324L



Course Code
AT 324L  Credits
Title Therapeutic Exercise Lab 
Prerequisite AT 323L AT 323 
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Description The student will demonstrate and apply appropriate methods of therapeutic exercise and conditioning techniques. To be taken concurrently with AT 324



Course Code
AT 362  Credits
Title Athletic Training Practicum I 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Students enrolled in AT 362 will receive supervised clinical education experience in a variety of clinical education settings. Clinical experience settings may include MSUM, local high schools, local junior high schools, sports medicine facilities, and other colleges and universities. This practicum will be taken concurrently with AT 320, AT 322 and AT 322L



Course Code
AT 363  Credits
Title Athletic Training Practicum II 
Prerequisite AT 362 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Students enrolled in AT 363 will receive supervised clinical education experience in a variety of clinical education settings. Clinical experience settings may include MSUM, local high schools, local junior high schools, sports medicine facilities, and other colleges and universities. This practicum will be taken concurrently with AT 321, AT 321L, AT 323 and AT 323L



Course Code
AT 364  Credits
Title Athletic Training Practicum III 
Prerequisite AT 363 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Students enrolled in AT 364 will receive supervised clinical education experience in a variety of clinical education settings. Clinical experience settings may include MSUM, local high schools, local junior high schools, sports medicine facilities, and other colleges and universities. This practicum will be taken concurrently with AT 324 and AT 324L



Course Code
AT 390  Credits 1-3 
Title Topics in Athletic Training 
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Description This is an upper division topics course and may be repeated when the topic changes. 



Course Code
AT 390L  Credits
Title Topics in Athletic Training Laboratory 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This is an upper division topical laboratory course, and will commonly be offered in conjunction with an AT 390 topical lecture course.