# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Sports Medicine II Task 1276117470

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain the role of the secondary school student aide (SA) in recognizing an injury.

Definition

Explanation should include

  • the role of the SA in the overall health care of student athletes and the sports medicine team
  • the limitations associated with this role
  • the difference between subjective and objective information
  • the difference between signs and symptoms
  • verbalizing observations.

It is imperative for the student to demonstrate the understanding that the role of the SA is not to practice the skills and competencies of a certified or licensed allied healthcare professional but to assist that professional in his or her daily duties.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the difference between a sign and a symptom?
  • What is the difference between the ways an allied healthcare professional and a spectator observe an athletic event?
  • What are important observations to make in an athletic setting?
  • What are important observations to make in an injury or potential injury situation?
  • What is the difference between subjective and objective information in observation of an injury?
  • What is the role of an SA?
  • What are the limitations of an SA?
  • How and when should observed information be reported to the allied healthcare professional?
  • What are the consequences of not following the responsibilities of the SA role?
  • What is the difference between HOPS and SOAP?

Related Standards of Learning

English

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Professions Events

 

Sports Medicine