SMAT245G Acute Care of Illness and Injury

Students will focus on acute management skills of common injuries and illnesses that active individuals commonly incur. This comprehensive course prepares students to evaluate and stabilize an athlete in a variety of emergency situations. Students will acquire the skills necessary to respond to the following emergencies: catastrophic injury to the head and neck, cessation of breathing and circulation, shock, concussion, general medical emergencies, heat and cold illnesses, internal injuries, and other life threatening or serious injury. Course includes certification on first aid, CPR for the professional rescuer and AED use. Restricted to Sport Medicine/Athletic Training students. Prereq. - ENGL101 and SMAT230. Core: WI. Offered spring semester only.


3 credits


ENGL101 and SMAT230

Lecture/Lab Ratio