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An athletic trainer is a certified and licensed health care professional who practices in the field of sports medicine. Athletic training has been recognized by the American Medical Association AMA as an allied health care profession since Athletic training encompasses the prevention, diagnosis  and intervention of emergency, acute and chronic medical conditions involving impairment, functional limitations and disabilities. To become an athletic trainer one must have a master's degree from an accredited professional level education program and then sit for and pass the Board of Certification BOC examination. Each state then has their own regulatory agencies that control the practice of athletic training in their state. Most states 42 require an athletic trainer to obtain a license in order to practice in that state, 5 states Colorado, Hawaii, Minnesota, Oregon, West Virginia require registration, 2 states New York, South Carolina require certification, while California has no state regulations on the practice of athletic training.
You redeem the code on the VitalSource Bookshelf. Cultural Competence in Sports Medicine is a must-have resource for any health care professional who works with athletes and patients of diverse cultural backgrounds. Cultural Competence in Sports Medicine supports this objective by defining the concept, explaining why it is important, and using examples specific to athletic trainers and other health professionals working with athletes. The text covers the various cultural competence theories and models, including the process of cultural competence in the delivery of health care services, which serves as a foundational model for the remainder of the text. Once readers are prepared with that cultural awareness, the text builds cultural knowledge about various racial and ethnic groups, including the origin of culture, common sensitivities and conditions, possible beliefs about illness and preventive healing practices, and providing symptom management and treatments. Cultural Competence in Sports Medicine also presents strategies for engaging in cross-cultural interactions. Readers will learn these factors:.
Navarro College Sports Medicine exists as a support organization aiding in the utmost professional rendering of health care and counseling to the athletes who represent Navarro College by participating in NJCAA athletics. Although the core of the group gets its inner strength from the staff and student athletic trainers, the organization exists on a larger scale as members of a larger sports medicine team that includes physicians, administrators, and consultants that are called on countless times to provide much needed support. Care of the Navarro College athlete encompasses a wide scope of responsibilities that can be broken down but not completely limited to five main categories with several branches falling under each one. The textbook, Principles of Athletic Training, by Arnheim and Prentice provides an accurate layout of these duties:. The Navarro College Sports Medicine Team also functions to educate student athletic trainers at the junior college level to be completely prepared to move on to the next level of athletic training, and ultimately become allied health care professionals.