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Patient Care (Sports Medicine)

Students trained in the Patient Care Pathway will develop an overview of the basics of training, nutrition, conditioning techniques and identifying common sports injuries.  Students successfully completing the program requirements will be able to explain the general organization and function of the anatomy and physiology of the human body systems.  Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge and application of the fundamentals of basic taping, wrapping and bracing for injuries.  Upon completion of the career pathway requirements, students will have the basic working knowledge and skills needed to be competitive in pursuing further post-secondary training. Our program uses our high school CIF sanctioned sports programs as an extension of the classroom.  Students will be able to apply the most frequently used injury management techniques in real life scenarios. The students will have the capability to pursue a sports medicine career with continued specialized training.