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2017-2018 Graduate Studies Course Descriptions

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ATEP ― Athletic Training

PE 120, (406) 657-2370

 

ATEP 534 Athletic Training Techniques I

3 cr. Prerequisite: Admission to the graduate athletic training program. (F)  Serves as an introduction to athletic training practice.  Emphasis on the prevention, care, and management of acute injuries and illnesses, as well as risk management, environmental concerns, and protective taping and equipment.

 

ATEP 535 Athletic Training Techniques II

3 cr. Prerequisite: Admission to the graduate athletic training program. (Sp)  Provides an investigation into the study of evidence based medicine, epidemiology and injury surveillance, cultural competency, and mental health issues.

 

ATEP 540 Practicum in Athletic Training I

1 cr. Corequisite: ATEP 534, ATEP 542. (F)  Builds on skills previously acquired and introduces new skills related to current coursework.  Students will be assigned to a clinical education rotation under the direct supervision of a clinical preceptor.  First in the series of four practicum courses.

 

ATEP 541 Practicum in Athletic Training II

1 cr. Corequisite: ATEP 544. (Sp)  Expands on skills previously acquired and introduces new skills related to current coursework.  Students will be assigned to a clinical education rotation under the direct supervision of a clinical preceptor.  Second in the series of four practicum courses.

 

ATEP 542 Lower Extremity Assessment

3 cr. Prerequisite: Admission to the graduate athletic training program. (F)  Provides a study of anatomy and physiology, assessment, evaluation techniques, treatment, and management of conditions affecting the lower extremities and lumbar spine.

 

ATEP 544 Upper Extremity Assessment

3 cr. Prerequisite: Admission to the graduate athletic training program. (Sp)  Provides a study of anatomy and physiology, assessment, evaluation techniques, treatment, and management of conditions affecting the upper extremities, head, and thoracic and cervical spine.

 


ATEP 546 General Medical Assessment

3 cr. Prerequisite: Admission to the graduate athletic training program. (F)  Examines the recognition, assessment, and management of general medical conditions and illnesses.

 

ATEP 550 Practicum in Athletic Training III

1 cr. Corequisite: ATEP 566, ATEP 572. (F)  Broadens skills previously acquired and introduces new skills related to current coursework.  Students will be assigned to a clinical education rotation under the direct supervision of a clinical preceptor.  Third in the series of four practicum courses.

 

ATEP 551 Practicum in Athletic Training IV

1 cr. Corequisite: ATEP 535, ATEP 597. (Sp)  Reviews and refines skills previously acquired and evaluated in previous coursework.  Students will be assigned to a clinical education rotation under the direct supervision of a clinical preceptor.  Fourth in the series of four practicum courses.

 

ATEP 559 Clinical Education I

1 cr. Corequisite: ATEP 546. (Su)  Offers an introduction to clinical education.  Students review and refine basic athletic training skills and apply them in the preseason.  Students will be assigned to a clinical education rotation under the direct supervision of a clinical preceptor.

ATEP 564 Clinical Education II

1 cr.  Reviews and refines skills previously acquired and evaluated in previous course work emphasizing management of acute and emergency injuries and illnesses.  Students will be assigned to a clinical education rotation under the direct supervision of a clinical preceptor.

 

ATEP 566 Therapeutic Modalities

3 cr. Prerequisite: Admission to the graduate athletic training program. (F)  Explores the physiology, theory, indications, and contraindications of therapeutic modalities.

 

ATEP 572 Therapeutic Exercise

3 cr. Prerequisite: Admission to the graduate athletic training program. (F)  Explores the theory, development, and application of therapeutic exercise programs.

 

ATEP 574 Manual Therapy Techniques

3 cr.  Considers the theories and application methods of comprehensive manual therapy techniques.

 


ATEP 575 Case Studies in Sport Psychology

3 cr.  Offers a case study approach to evaluate mental health issues as well as to discuss psychological interventions for the active individual.

 

ATEP 578 Organization and Administration in Athletic Training

3 cr. Prerequisite: Admittance into ATP.

Explores leadership, organization, administration, and legal issues in athletic training.  Topics include leadership; insurance; ethics; professional development; and the planning, organization, operations, and assessment of athletic training programming and facilities.  Fiscal and risk management will also be examined.

 

ATEP 580 Pharmacology for the Healthcare Professional

3 cr. Prerequisite: Admittance into ATP.  Explores the pharmaceutical and chemical processes of therapeutic interventions and therapies.  This course examines the constraints placed on patients in the performance environment as well as management, protocols, and legal issues.

 

ATEP 589 Professional Development

V1-3 cr.  Designated course number for professional development credit bearing courses offered by Extended Campus.  These credits do not count toward any degree at MSU Billings.

 

ATEP 597 Capstone

3 cr. Prerequisite: Admission to the graduate Athletic Training Program. (Sp)  Serves as an intensive and cumulative review of athletic training competencies and proficiencies.  Course is geared towards preparing the athletic training student to challenge the BOC exam.