Wednesday 8:00 am-8:50 am
Evaluation and management of orthopedic injuries and conditions of the physically active patient,
focus on the upper extremity, cervical, and thoracic spine. Includes practical experience in both laboratory and clinical applications. Prerequisites: ATRN 1073, Co-requisite: ATRN 3801
Quiz= A quiz will be given for all major topics. The date of the quiz is listed in the Day-by-Day Outline. The purpose of each quiz is to test your knowledge of the information for each topic that has been presented thus far. Every quiz will be given at the beginning of the class period. Therefore, on 2/1/2011, you will be tested over Shoulder: Anatomy, Biomechanics, &, Manual Muscle Tests/ROM. You will not be tested over Injuries/Surgeries as that information will be presented during that class period.
Quiz= 20 points
Exam= An exam will be given for all major topics. The purpose of each exam is to test your knowledge of the information for each major topic. There will be a mixture of multiple choice, muscle chart, fill-in-the-blank, and essay questions for each exam.
Exam= 50 points
Mid-Term Exam= The mid-term exam will be given on March 10, 2011. The purpose of this exam is to test your cumulative knowledge on the Shoulder, Elbow, & Thoracic Cavity. It is important that you remain current on all information presented. There will be a mixture of multiple choice, muscle chart, fill-in-the-blank, and essay questions for this exam.
Mid-Term Exam= 100 points
Comprehensive Exam= The final exam will be given during the week of May 9-13, 2011. This will be a comprehensive exam over all information presented. The purpose of this exam is to test your cumulative knowledge about all topics of the Upper Extremity. It is important that you retained all information in this course in order to be an effective Allied Health Care Professional. There will be a mixture of multiple choice, muscle chart, fill-in-the-blank, and essay questions for this exam.
Comprehensive Exam= 150 points
Evidence Based Practice= It is the goal of the National Athletic Trainerís Association (NATA) to have all athletic trainers practicing evidenced based assessment and treatment. In order to stay current with practicing standards, you will need to write a 2-3 page paper on major topics (Shoulder, Elbow, and Wrist & Forearm) throughout the semester. These papers must be a summary of an article from a scholarly journal to be approved by the instructor. Each paper will include a summary of the History, Methodology, Results, Authorsí Conclusions, Student Conclusions, and Appropriate Usage. Your name, course number, date, and professor name must be listed at the top of the paper. This section CANNOT be double-spaced. However, the rest of the paper must be double-spaced. You must also provide a hard copy of the article you chose to be turned-in with the paper. No late submissions will be accepted of either the paper or the article.
Paper= 30 points
SOAP Note= You will be required to write a SOAP note for each major topic on an injury or scenario presented by your ACI. Each SOAP note is due immediately before the exam of the respective topic. It would be best if you perform the evaluation and have your ACI sign-off that you completed the entire evaluation. If your ACI does not agree with your assessment, write the SOAP note the way you completed the evaluation and then prepare a quick paragraph explaining why your ACI did not agree with your assessment. Explain what you would have done differently.
SOAP Note= 30 points
Module= A module is due for each topic. The instructor will give you a packet for the related subject area during the first instruction date for that topic. Please do not lose these and be sure to have them signed at the end of EACH CLASS PERIOD! (This is for Athletic Training majors only). If you miss a class period, it is your responsibility to meet with the instructor to talk about the modules that were missed. You will lose 2 points every day that you do not have your modules with you to be signed.
Distinguished Lecture Series= Attendance at all lectures of the Allied Health Dignified Lecture Series is mandatory. Students who have conflicts with class schedules or clinical/field experience rotations may be excused from the presentation but must watch a recorded video of the presentation within the following week. Students will submit a written summary of each lecture. Students are expected to dress professionally. Each DLS is worth 20 points.
"Each student must take and pass (75%) or better a written/practical Game Day exam. This test gives each student the opportunity to recall knowledge from previous academic semesters. The first opportunity to take the exam will be available during the first 2 weeks of the given semester. If the student does not pass the exam associated with this course, the student may re-take it once a week until the end of the semester. It is the student's responsibility to make arrangements with the Clinical Education Coordinator to schedule further testing. Failure to pass either exam will result in a failing grade for this course. Any questions about this process should be referred to the Student Handbook 2010-2011."
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Late Submission Policy: Assignments are DUE on the posted or announced date at the beginning of class. If an assignment is turned in late (this includes the end of class), points will be deducted from the assignment. If an assignment is not completed prior to the next class date you will receive a zero grade for that assignment.
Missed exams and assignments can only be made up if the absence was excused. All must be completed within one week of the original due date.
***Attendance Policy: 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.
-Do not let tardiness become a habit. Three tardies will be equal to an absence.