Mar 29, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AT 604 - LIFE-THREATENING AND EMERGENCY CONDITIONS DURING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY


College of Health Sciences

Credits: 3

This is a course designed for students pursuing certification as an Athletic Trainer or a similar professional license in a health care profession that requires the ability to understand, recognize and manage life-threatening and emergency conditions. This is part of a sequence of courses that focus on sports injury assessment and recognition. The overall objectives are for the students to provide foundational and conceptual information for the body systems most commonly involved in emergency conditions during physical activity including endocrine, cardiovascular and neurological. Students will learn to recognize life- threatening emergency conditions, identify the body systems in crisis, and the associated threats to those body systems. The student will be required to demonstrate competencies in written and practical examinations.

Prerequisite(s):
Prereq: Formal acceptance into the Master of Science degree program in Athletic Training at The University of Kentucky or consent of the instructor.



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