R 11:00 am-11:50 am
Selection, implementation, and evaluation of the effectiveness of therapeutic modalities in athletic training. Includes practical experience in both laboratory and clinical applications. (Co-requisite: ATRN 2903).
Every assignment that is not competed in class should be typed, double-spaced, 12 point font, 1 inch margins all sides. Your name and title of the assignment should be the only heading.
Practical Quizzes:Each major section will have a practical quiz to test your knowledge about the subject content. The quizzes will be scenario based and will allow you to perform skills that you will need in the athletic training room. These must be scheduled with your lab instructor during the dates listed. Each section of the quiz will be timed. You, a partner, and the instructor must be available for each practical. Allow at least 30 minutes per Practical Quiz. Each Practical Quiz is worth 50 points.
Comprehensive Practical:The Comprehensive Practical will test your knowledge about all of the modalities covered in class. This test is scenario-based. YOU MUST RECEIVE A 70% OR HIGHER ON THE FINAL TO PASS THIS CLASS!!!
Students must complete Clinical Proficiencies assigned to this class by the National Athletic Trainer’s Association. Much of the peer evaluation will be completed either in class or through laboratory assignments. All of the proficiencies will be completed through Practical Quizzes. Bring your proficiencies to the test with the peer reviewed section done so that it will count. If you do not bring it, you will receive a 0 for the quiz and must make up the proficiency at another time.
***Please be aware that all Clinical Proficiencies must be completed by Friday, May 7, 2010. Failure to complete Clinical Proficiencies will give you a failing grade for this course.
Clinical Experience Paper:Students will turn in 4-6 short papers addressing a clinical question submitted by the professor. The purpose of this is to improve/promote critical thinking and reflection of athletic training skills and experiences in the context of your clinical experiences. Papers must be submitted in class on Monday, Feb 1st and then the first Monday of each month after. The submission may be in a free form style. Midterm and end of semester submissions must address your clinical rotation goals and how well you are meeting these goals. Clinical Experience Journals are worth 20 points every month if submitted by the deadline. Topics are listed below:
in modern athletic training?
Therapeutic Modalities 28-hour Rotation:This course requires the completion of a 28-hour rotation in Therapeutic Modalities. Students will record his/her daily hours on the MSU Off-Campus Hours Form. This is due at the end of your rotation. You will also need to evaluate the ACI/CI and Site at which you observed. ACI/CI will also need to evaluate them.
Attendance & Participation
Practical Quiz (5)
250 points (50 pts each)
Clinical Experience (4)
100 points (25 pts each)
50 points (Evals and hours)
***Any grade lower than a “C” in ATRN courses require that you retake the class.
Every assignment that is not competed in class should be typed, double-spaced, 12 point font, 1 inch margins all sides. Your name and title of the assignment should be the only heading
. Make up examinations will be provided within one (1) week of return to class, provided the absence is excused.
Attendance is mandatory. Two absences will be allowed without penalty. After the second absence, your semester grade will be dropped one letter grade. For each additional absence, your grade will drop another letter grade. Make up examinations will be provided within one (1) week of return to class, provided the absence is excused.
Americans with Disabilities Act
Midwestern State University does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s disability and complies with Section 504 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in its admission, accessibility, and employment of individuals in programs and activities. It is the policy of Midwestern State University that no otherwise qualified person with a disability be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination in any educational program or activity at the University. MSU provides academic accommodations and auxiliary aids to individuals with disabilities as defined by law, who are otherwise qualified to meet academic employment and requirements. The Director of Counseling and Disability Services Office serves as coordinator of accommodations for students with disabilities and should be contacted concerning initial enrollment, scheduling, and other arrangements. The Counseling and Disability Services Office may be contacted at (940) 397-4140 or in the Clark Student Center, Room 108. It is the student’s responsibility to declare any disabilities. After declaration, preferably at the beginning of each semester, the student needs to contact individual instructors to determine any reasonable accommodations that may be required. Special Note: Please have the Counseling and Disability Services Office contact me to inform me if you have a disability and need accommodations for this for this class.