2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Sports Medicine I (7660/36 weeks, 280 hours)
Tasks/competencies when marked as such; they and/or additional tasks/competencies may be taught at the discretion of the school division. All other tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.are considered optional
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills
- Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
- Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
- Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
- Demonstrate job-acquisition and advancement skills.
- Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
- Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
- Demonstrate customer-service skills.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills
Examining All Aspects of an Industry
- Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
- Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
- Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
- Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.
Addressing Elements of Student Life
- Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
- Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
- Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
- Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.
Obtaining First Aid and CPR/AED Education
- Explain blood-borne pathogens and the importance of universal precautions.
- Comply with the clinical site-specific exposure control plan.
- Explain the role of OSHA in the sports medicine profession.
- Complete a nationally recognized certification for first aid.
- Complete a sports first aid module not included in a typical first aid course.
- Identify the components of a primary and secondary survey.
- Complete a nationally recognized certification in CPR/AED (cardiopulmonary resuscitation/automatic external defibrillator).
Understanding Human Anatomy and Physiology
- Explain the integumentary system.
- Explain the musculoskeletal system.
- Explain the cardiovascular and circulatory systems.
- Explain the respiratory system.
- Explain the nervous system.
- Explain the urinary system.
- Explain the female reproductive system.
- Explain the male reproductive system.
- Explain the lymphatic and immune systems as they relate to inflammatory response after injury.
- Explain the digestive system.
- Explain the endocrine system.
- Explain the sensory system.
Understanding Medical Terminology
Understanding Injuries and Illnesses
- Explain that a sprain is an injury to a ligament.
- Explain that a strain is an injury to a muscle or tendon.
- Explain that a fracture is an injury to a bone.
- Demonstrate knowledge of basic taping and wrapping techniques for musculoskeletal injuries.
- Identify catastrophic injuries.
- Identify neurological and brain injuries and conditions.
- Identify infectious and contagious diseases related to physical activity.
- Identify other health conditions that affect participation in physical activity.
- Explain common psychological responses to injury.
Understanding Legal and Ethical Issues in Sports Medicine
- Distinguish among misfeasance, malfeasance, nonfeasance, and acts of commission/omission.
- Explain the legal and ethical significance of documentation and record-keeping in sports medicine.
- Explain the purpose and importance of medical documentation.
- Document the history of an injury.
- Explain the legal and ethical significance of confidentiality in sports medicine.
- Identify the legal practice limitations of student aides vs. paraprofessionals vs. professionals in sports medicine.
- Identify the necessity of client/patient referral to other healthcare professionals and practitioners.
- Explain the implications that Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and cultural competence have within the field of sports medicine.
- Demonstrate ethical behavior within the sports medicine profession.