This course will introduce students to human structure and function. Areas of study include anatomy, healthcare delivery systems, medical terminology, emergency management, health information technology, and legal practices. The appropriate use of technology and industry-standard equipment is an integral part of this course. This is the first required course in the Sports Medicine track. Students taking this course must commit to taking at least three total courses in the sequence (through Sports Med II).
This course is designed to introduce students to the field of sports medicine. It will provide students the opportunity to explore athletic training and sports medicine related fields. Students will receive instruction in sports medicine terminology, physical fitness, anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, injury evaluation and prevention procedures, and careers in sports medicine. Students will also demonstrate skills in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), first aid, and sports injury management and rehabilitation. The appropriate use of technology and industry-standard equipment is an integral part of this course. This is the second course in the Sports Medicine track.
This course is a continuation of Sports Medicine I. This course provides advanced sports medicine students with instruction in advanced techniques and processes. This course will give students hands-on experience evaluating injuries commonly sustained by the competitive athlete. It includes all areas of sports medicine such as sports medicine terminology, musculoskeletal anatomy, evaluation, assessment, rehabilitation, and prevention of athletic injuries. Emphasis will be placed on evaluating and assessing athletic injuries. The appropriate use of technology and industry-standard equipment is an integral part of this course. Upon successful completion of this course, students will have acquired entry-level skills for employment and be prepared for postsecondary education. Students will be required to take an employability skills test, and a technical skills test through the Nevada Career and Technical Education Department.
This is a one-semester course which includes the study of: body structure and function; physical and emotional development; drugs, alcohol, and tobacco; disease and disorders; fitness and exercise; nutrition; consumer health; safety, first aid, and emergency care; family health, growth, and development; environmental health and related fields; community health; health careers; and human sexuality and HIV/AIDS*.
*Topics related to human sexuality and HIV/AIDS education are provided through the Sexuality, Health, and Responsible Education (S.H.A.R.E.) program by a S.H.A.R.E. instructor.
Note: Health is a required course for graduation. Health does not count as a science credit. Five semesters of HSROTC may satisfy your health credit.