# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Sports Medicine I Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Sports Medicine I (7660/36 weeks, 280 hours) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:7660
Duration:36 weeks, 280 hours
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12
In this course, students earn a certification in First Aid/CPR/AED. The course introduces students to topics such as human anatomy and physiology, nutrition, biomechanics, medical terminology, injuries and illnesses, and legal and ethical issues in sports medicine. Students also examine prospective careers in the sports medicine field. Upon successful completion of this course, students are eligible to take Sports Medicine II and pursue certification as a personal trainer.

Recommended prerequisite(s): Introduction to Health and Medical Sciences 8302

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Health Science
    • Diagnostics Services
    • Therapeutic Services

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course


Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.