Class Program
Credits 3
Introduces principles of drug therapy across the lifespan and the use of drugs as they pertain to the health care of athletes and their effect on athletic competition. An emphasis on the knowledge, skills and values required of the Athletic Trainer on pharmacological applications, including indications, contraindications, precautions, interactions, documentation and governing regulations relevant to the treatment of injury and illness in athletic training. Examines the knowledge, skills, that the athletic trainer must possess to recognize and intervene, and when appropriate, refer to a recognized professional; the socio-cultural, mental, emotional, and physical behaviors of athletes and others involved in physical activity.