Study Guide for the Nata Board of Certification, Inc. Entry-Level Athletic Trainer Certification Examination


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780803665019
Category: Athletic trainers
Page: 146
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This second edition has been greatly expanded to make the Study Guide an even more effective tool for preparing for the certification examination. Here the sample written test is expanded to include 150 questions, plus the answers and their rationales. The list of references and additional study sources is thoroughly updated. Covers test-taking strategies and preparation skills. Includes a latent image hi-lite pen for use with the sample test.

Preparing for the Athletic Trainers' Certification Examination


Author: Lorin Cartwright
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: 249
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This study guide should help readers develop the test-taking skills and strategies they need to pass the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) Board of Certification exam. It presents practice questions and general information about the exam.

Clinical Skills Documentation Guide for Athletic Training


Author: Herb Amato,Christy Venable Hawkins,Steven L. Cole
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 9781556427589
Category: Medical
Page: 443
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Athletic training students are required to learn, practice, test, and master clinical skill sets throughout their educational career. A textbook that can be used from the start of their education up until graduation becomes essential to this learning process. Answering the call for educators and students is Clinical Skills Documentation Guide for Athletic Training, Second Edition. The esteemed Practical Exam Preparation Guide of Clinical Skills for Athletic Training has been updated, revised, and renamed to accurately reflect the material presented throughout the text that is necessary for athletic training students to master clinical skill sets as tested on throughout their educational career. Herb Amato, Christy D. Hawkins, and Steven L. Cole have revised and updated Clinical Skills Documentation Guide for Athletic Training, Second Edition to reflect the standards and specific outcomes of the Clinical Proficiencies as established by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. Incorporating the "Learning Over Time Concept”, this second edition presents a three-weighted practical exam format within the Evaluation Box for each clinical skill set. Additionally, each clinical skill sets follows an easy-to-use checklist design, allowing athletic training students to learn, practice, test, and master clinical skills. New features inside the Second Edition: * Over 110 new clinical skills sets--393 in total throughout the text. * Chapters have been re-organized in a more user-friendly fashion. * Updated references throughout the text. New sections inside the Second Edition: * Joint mobilization * General medical * Therapeutic exercise/re-conditioning * Therapeutic modalities * Therapeutic measurements Athletic training educators will find Clinical Skills Documentation Guide for Athletic Training to be a user-friendly text that will easily supplement their curriculum for a way to document when clinical skills have been taught, practiced, evaluated, and mastered by each student. With new chapters reflecting the progressing field of athletic training, a re-organization of the information presented, and the addition of 110 new clinical skill sets, Clinical Skills Documentation Guide for Athletic Training, Second Edition is the critical first step necessary in developing clinical skill set mastery for athletic training students.

Administrative Topics in Athletic Training

Concepts to Practice
Author: Gary L. Harrelson,Greg Gardner,Andrew P. Winterstein
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 9781556427398
Category: Education
Page: 298
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Administrative Topics in Athletic Training: Concepts to Practice is a dynamic text that addresses important administrative issues and procedures as well as fundamental concepts, strategies, and techniques related to the management of all aspects of an athletic training health care delivery system. Unlike traditional organization and administration textbooks, this text delivers a multitude of content focused on classical management theory. Drs. Gary Harrelson, Greg Gardner, and Andrew Winterstein have presented a balance of theory and application in Administrative Topics in Athletic Training: Concepts to Practice, including case studies and scenarios in each chapter to help students realize immediate application of the content. Content areas covered include: • Leadership and management theory and concepts • Risk management and legal issues • Finance • Human Resources • Ethical issues • Athletic Training Administration • Medical records and documentation • Insurance and reimbursement • Organizational skills • Improving organizational performance • Employment issues • Case studies Unique benefits and features include: • Extensive discussion of management theory • Chapters on ethics and risk management • Strong focus on professional development issues • Presentation of unique reimbursement models • Discussion of issues in the educational setting With its valuable information, insightful theoretical concepts, helpful models, and practical case studies, Administrative Topics in Athletic Training: Concepts to Practice is a valuable text for any undergraduate, entry-level, or graduate education program in athletic training.

Athletic Training Student Primer

A Foundation for Success
Author: Andrew P. Winterstein
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 9781556428043
Category: Medical
Page: 320
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Athletic Training Student Primer: A Foundation for Success, Second Edition is a dynamic text designed to create a foundation for future study in the field of athletic training and prepares students for what they will learn, study, encounter, and achieve during their educational and professional career. An ideal first text for any program, it is the perfect choice for an introductory athletic training course. Breaking the mold of other introductory athletic training texts, this Second Edition includes answers to many “real-life” athletic training situations. The text supplements core content with information derived from a diverse group of professionals. These athletic trainers provide insight and advice on preparing for a variety of topics including work environments, ethics in the workplace, professional preparation, maximizing clinical education opportunities, and a successful career. Athletic Training Student Primer, Second Edition by Dr. Andrew P. Winterstein also includes three new chapters on taping and bracing skills, first aid and initial care, and components of rehabilitation. Informative boxes and sidebars emphasizing specific concepts and tables utilized to outline muscle actions and innervations for specific regions of the body are included for easy reference throughout. Some additional topics include: • Diversity • Employment settings • Emerging trends • Educational resources Further expanding the learning process, included with each new textbook purchase is access to a companion website with a variety of exciting multimedia features such as taping and bracing techniques, interactive anatomy animations, a glossary, flash cards, and quizzes. What else is new in the Second Edition? • Career information from current athletic training professionals in a variety of settings • Increased depth of discussion on specific injury and conditions • Expanded resources and up-to-date information on educational requirements • New case studies and points of historic interest to facilitate student learning • Additional “injury spotlights” focusing on common injuries • Anatomical drawings • Includes additional on-line material available with new textbook purchase Athletic Training Student Primer: A Foundation for Success, Second Edition effectively combines the core concepts in athletic training with guidance on the human elements of the profession, providing athletic training students with the core information needed for the first step into a future career in athletic training.

The Health Professions

Trends and Opportunities in U.S. Health Care
Author: Stephanie Chisolm
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 0763735205
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 448
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This text covers various aspects of the health professions ranging from delivering healthcare services to the disparities and inconsistencies in health care, health literacy, and much more. Also presented in this text is an overview of careers in health professions including medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and allied health.

Athletic Training

The Journal of the National Athletic Trainers Association
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Physical education and training
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Core Concepts in Athletic Training and Therapy


Author: Susan Kay Hillman
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1492582255
Category: Medical
Page: 640
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Core Concepts in Athletic Training and Therapy provides a balanced introduction to the knowledge, skills, and clinical abilities that span the profession of athletic training. Students in athletic training, coaching, or other health care fields will find current information covering the breadth of theory and application of athletic training, including evidence-based practice, prevention and health promotion, clinical examination and diagnosis, acute and emergency care, therapeutic interventions, and health care administration. It also presents advanced topics of pathophysiology and psychological response to sport injury to better prepare students for continued study. Compared to other introductory athletic training texts, Core Concepts in Athletic Training and Therapy is the only text that aligns with the newest athletic training education competencies from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (2011). Written by a team of respected athletic training educators with experience at the professional and collegiate levels, the text breaks new ground by condensing key concepts to a comprehensive level while not overwhelming students with content that will be addressed in depth in advanced courses. Numerous features assist students in learning the fundamentals: • Each of the six parts opens with a discussion of the competencies that are covered in that part and concludes with a reference list of those competencies by description and number, making it easy to monitor the knowledge required. • A companion web resource contains 41 clinical proficiency exercises, carefully chosen to complement the introductory level of the text and align with required educational objectives. The modules may be completed online or printed, and cross-references at the end of each chapter guide students to the appropriate modules to apply the chapter content. • Case studies sprinkled throughout the text demonstrate real-world situations and include critical thinking questions that underscore principles of rehabilitation and exercise. • Full-color photographs depict specific conditions and techniques, giving students an accurate picture of real practice. • For instructors, a complete set of ancillaries assists in preparing and presenting lectures, leading class discussion, and planning assignments and assessments. In addition, Core Concepts in Athletic Training and Therapy is the first text to offer a complete chapter on evidence-based practice, the newest educational competency required of entry-level athletic trainers by the NATA. The rest of the text introduces general information about life as an athletic trainer, such as training, education, licensure, certification, employment opportunities, and the roles in a sports medicine team. The core of the text then focuses on required knowledge and skills related to injury prevention, injury recognition and classification (including region-specific examination strategies, basic objective tests, physical exam strategies, and injury mechanisms), acute care, therapeutic interventions, and the role of pharmaceuticals in the healing process. To round out the text, it addresses health care administration and discusses strategies for the management of athletic training programs. With learning features and a web resource that integrate clinical learning into an introductory course, Core Concepts in Athletic Training and Therapy is the essential resource for current and future athletic trainers. Long after its first use, it will prove a valuable reference for athletic training students as they progress through the curriculum, prepare for certificiation, and begin careers in the profession. Core Concepts in Athletic Training and Therapy is part of Human Kinetics' Athletic Training Education Series. Featuring the work of respected authorities in athletic training, this collection of outstanding textbooks, each with its own supporting instructional resources, parallels and expounds on the content areas in the accreditation standards of the NATA Education Council.

Peterson's Graduate Programs in Business, Education, Health, Information Studies, Law and Social Work


Author: Peterson's (Firm : 2006- ),Peterson's Guides, Inc
Publisher: Petersons
ISBN: 9780768921601
Category: Education
Page: 2384
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Detailed program listings of accredited graduate programs in the physical sciences, math, and agricultural scienes. Detailed program listings of accredited graduate programs in the physical sciences, math, and agricultural scienes.

Examination of Musculoskeletal Injuries


Author: Sandra J. Shultz,Peggy A. Houglum,David H. Perrin
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1492585440
Category: Medical
Page: 688
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Examination of Musculoskeletal Injuries, Fourth Edition With Web Resource, guides current and future athletic trainers and rehabilitation professionals through the examination and evaluation of musculoskeletal injuries both on and off the field. The text presents injury examination strategies in on-site, acute, and clinical settings and provides the information on mastering the skills needed for the Board of Certification examination for athletic trainers as determined by the sixth edition of Athletic Training Role Delineation Study/Practice Analysis for entry-level athletic trainers. This updated fourth edition contains foundational information on a wide spectrum of injuries and the appropriate tests for examining and diagnosing them. Readers will learn to obtain an accurate injury history from the patient, inspect the injury and related areas, test motion control, palpate both bone and soft tissues, and examine function in order to gauge the player’s readiness to return to play. The fourth edition also includes the following enhancements: • A new online video library contains more than 51 short video clips that correspond to and demonstrate evaluation techniques for various musculoskeletal disorders found throughout the text. • Full-color photos and medical artwork have been added throughout the text to clarify testing techniques and enhance knowledge of relevant body structures. • Substantial updates provide the most recent evidence-based clinical information. • An expanded selection of special tests and injury-specific examinations are now presented in a more accessible format and include a photo or video, description of the purpose, patient and clinician positions for the test, procedures performed, and possible outcomes. The content of Examination of Musculoskeletal Injuries, Fourth Edition With Web Resource, has been restructured and focused to provide applicable information in a straightforward manner. Part I is aimed at entry-level students and presents general and introductory skills for each component of injury examination, including basic terminology and a breakdown of the examination procedure. Each component is then explored in depth along with general purposes and techniques. Part I ends by incorporating the various components into a systematic strategy for examination based on severity of injury and environment. Part II then applies the principles learned in the previous chapters to the recognition and examination of injuries organized by specific regions of the body. Each chapter includes strategies for examination immediately after an injury as well as examinations seen later in a clinical setting. To assist student comprehension and knowledge retention, key terms are in boldface throughout the text and are defined in the glossary. Symbols throughout the text alert students to essential procedures and highlight important information. The web resource houses printable tables of special tests, examination checklists and forms that students can use in laboratory work and review sessions, and a robust video library. To aid instructors, the text includes a suite of ancillary materials featuring a test package, instructor guide, and presentation package plus image bank. Examination of Musculoskeletal Injuries, Fourth Edition With Web Resource, is an essential resource for students of athletic training and therapy as well as current practitioners in the field who wish to use evidence-based procedures in their clinical practice to ensure safe and accurate diagnoses of injuries.

Professional Career's Sourcebook


Author: Sara T. Bernstein,Kathleen M. Savage
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: N.A
Category: Occupations
Page: 873
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Where to find help planning careers that require college or technical degrees.

Management Strategies in Athletic Training


Author: Jeff Konin,Richard R. Ray, Jr.
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1492586390
Category: Medical
Page: 384
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Athletic trainers require more administrative knowledge than ever before, and Management Strategies in Athletic Training, Fifth Edition, is designed to help them master that knowledge. The latest edition of this respected text prepares athletic trainers to be successful in any setting and with any clientele. It does so by presenting new material that covers trends and issues that today’s athletic trainers are facing. New to this Edition Management Strategies in Athletic Training, Fifth Edition, offers a great deal of new content: • A new chapter on the profession, addressing its history, differentiation between various NATA committees, the evolution of athletic training, and more • A new chapter on professional advocacy that explains how bills become law, the need for advocacy in the profession, the value of youth sport safety legislation, and more • New content on documentation, injury surveillance, NATA position statements, reimbursement and salary issues, and new athletic training CPT codes • A new appendix that lists each state’s scope of practice, board and structure, and regulations for athletic training Management Strategies in Athletic Training, Fifth Edition, also includes thoroughly updated content in many areas: • Preparticipation physical exam standards and drug education and testing standards • Emergency planning • Health care financial management • Legal testimony and depositions • Ethical practices in sports medicine • Legal standards • Employment settings • Negotiation skills • OSHA requirements for health care facilities Ancillaries Management Strategies in Athletic Training, Fifth Edition, comes with these ancillaries: • An instructor guide that is loaded with useful instructional aids, including student activity suggestions, extra case studies, suggested readings, and a sample syllabus • Chapter quizzes with 183 questions you can use to generate tests and quizzes • An image bank that includes the majority of the figures and tables from the text, which you can use in creating your presentations Text Features At the end of each chapter, you will find two helpful tools: case studies with questions for analysis, which will help students apply concepts and theories to real-world situations, and a key concepts review section that repeats the chapter objectives and shows how the chapter addressed those objectives. The text also provides these pedagogical aids to enhance the student learning experience: • Key words • Pearls of Management sidebars that provide insights that readers will find useful during their careers as athletic trainers • Glossary • Chapter objectives • Sample forms • Key Points (nuggets of practical information) Strong Content for Many Audiences Management Strategies in Athletic Training, Fifth Edition, is a comprehensive resource for all athletic trainers, meeting the bulk of the discipline-specific content for an entry-level athletic training curriculum. The text is suitable for entry-level students preparing for credentialing and certification, graduate students preparing for credentialing or working toward an advanced degree, athletic training residents seeking to reinforce and apply leadership techniques in their residency, and practicing athletic trainers who want to update their knowledge and skills in athletic training administration. Equipped to Meet Today’s and Tomorrow’s Challenges Management Strategies in Athletic Training, Fifth Edition, is the ideal text to prepare athletic trainers of the future to deal effectively with the many administrative and managerial challenges they will face in an increasingly complex and changing health care environment. Practitioners will find the book’s contemporary approach to addressing today’s management culture very refreshing.

Examination of Musculoskeletal Injuries 4th Edition


Author: Shultz, Sandra J.,Houglum, Peggy A. ,Perrin, David H.
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1492514403
Category: Medical
Page: 688
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Examination of Musculoskeletal Injuries, Fourth Edition (Enhanced Version), guides current and future athletic trainers and rehabilitation professionals through the examination and evaluation of musculoskeletal injuries both on and off the field. This enhanced e-book with integrated video presents injury examination strategies in on-site, acute, and clinical settings and provides the information on mastering the skills needed for the Board of Certification examination for athletic trainers as determined by the sixth edition of Athletic Training Role Delineation Study/Practice Analysis for entry-level athletic trainers. This updated fourth edition contains foundational information on a wide spectrum of injuries and the appropriate tests for examining and diagnosing them. Users will learn to obtain an accurate injury history from the patient, inspect the injury and related areas, test motion control, palpate both bone and soft tissues, and examine function in order to gauge the player’s readiness to return to play. The fourth edition also includes the following enhancements: Substantial updates provide the most recent evidence-based clinical information.Full-color photos and medical artwork have been added throughout the enhanced e-book to clarify testing techniques and enhance knowledge of relevant body structures.An expanded selection of special tests and injury-specific examinations include descriptions of purpose, patient and clinician positions for the test, procedures performed, possible outcomes, and are accompanied by a photo or integrated video. The content of Examination of Musculoskeletal Injuries, Fourth Edition (Enhanced Version), has been restructured and focused to provide applicable information in a straightforward manner. Part I is aimed at entry-level students and presents general and introductory skills for each component of injury examination, including basic terminology and a breakdown of the examination procedure. Each component is then explored in depth along with general purposes and techniques. Part I ends by incorporating the various components into a systematic strategy for examination based on severity of injury and environment. Part II then applies the principles learned in the previous chapters to the recognition and examination of injuries organized by specific regions of the body. Each chapter includes strategies for examination immediately after an injury as well as examinations seen later in a clinical setting. To assist comprehension and knowledge retention, key terms are in boldface throughout the enhanced e-book and are defined in the glossary. Symbols throughout the enhanced e-book alert students to essential procedures and highlight important information. Examination of Musculoskeletal Injuries, Fourth Edition (Enhanced Version), is an essential resource for students of athletic training and therapy as well as current practitioners in the field who wish to use evidence-based procedures in their clinical practice to ensure safe and accurate diagnoses of injuries.