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Athletic Training is an allied health profession dedicated to the prevention, care, and rehabilitation after physical trauma.
According to the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) the Athletic Trainer is an integral part of the health care system associated with physical activity and sports. Athletic Trainers work in a number of settings including collegiate athletics, interscholastic athletics, professional sports, fitness centers, sports medicine clinics, and industrial settings.
It is the mission of the Alma College Athletic Training Program to provide a remarkable educational experience within the context of the liberal arts. We are committed in providing essential didactic education and quality clinical experiences in a stimulating and supportive environment. We will prepare students to think critically, serve generously, lead purposefully, and live responsibly as stewards of the world they bequeath to future generations.
Athletic Training Program Values
- Lifetime learning
- Enthusiastic pursuit of knowledge
- Goal oriented
1) Prepare students to utilize evidence-based practices to answer clinical questions and provide patient-centered care. Corresponds to Alma College Core Values #2 & #3
2) Prepare students to demonstrate competence in athletic training knowledge and clinical education skills to provide quality patient care. Corresponds to Alma College Core Values #2 & #3
3) Prepare students to practice engaged citizenship, service-driven leadership, and committed stewardship. Corresponds to Alma College Core Values #1 , #2, & #3
4) Prepare students to develop and incorporate into their clinical practice behavior that is ethically, morally, and legally just. Corresponds to Alma College Core Values #1 , #3, & #4)
5) Prepare students to become proficient in skills of critical thinking, professional communication, and critical assessment. Corresponds to Alma College Core Values #2 & #3
Board of Certification Aggregate Pass Rates
Total Passing Rate for 3 Year Aggregate: 100%.
First Time Passing Rate for 3 Year Aggregate: 72%
Total Students Graduating: 5 Students Sat for BOC: 5
Pass on 1st Attempt: 4 Percent Pass 1st Attempt: 80
Pass All Attempts: 5 Percent Pass All Attempts: 100
Total Students Graduating: 3 Students Sat for BOC: 3
Pass on 1st Attempt: 2 Percent Pass 1st Attempt: 66.6
Pass All Attempts: 3 Percent Pass All Attempts: 100
Total Students Graduating: 6 Students Sat for BOC: 6
Pass on 1st Attempt: 4 Percent Pass 1st Attempt: 66.6
Pass All Attempts: 6 Percent Pass All Attempts: 100
Total Students Graduating: 14 Students Sat for BOC: 14
Pass on 1st Attempt: 10 Percent Pass 1st Attempt: 72.0
Pass All Attempts: 14 Percent Pass All Attempts: 100
Updated: October 2015
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