# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Sports Medicine II Task 1276117529

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Complete an internship in a sports medicine-related field.


Completion of a clinical experience (minimum 10 hours) should include obtaining practical experience through observation and active participation in a pre-approved internship under the direct supervision of a licensed/certified professional in the sports medicine field. The student should prepare a written report on information obtained during the internship.

(Note: For dual enrollment courses, the minimum is 60 hours of clinical experience.)

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why is a clinical observation experience an important part of a student's education?
  • Why is it important to obtain practical observation experience at multiple sites?
  • What should a sports medicine student look for when observing allied health care professionals in the workplace?
  • Why is a clinical affiliation, such as an internship, an important part of a student's education in the allied health field?
  • Why is it important to complete clinical affiliation at multiple sites?
  • What types of skills and insights should a sports medicine student gain through clinical affiliation?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will write in a variety of forms to include persuasive/argumentative reflective, interpretive, and analytic with an emphasis on persuasion/argumentation.
  1. Apply components of a recursive writing process for multiple purposes to create a focused, organized, and coherent piece of writing to address a specific audience and purpose.
  2. Produce arguments in writing that develop a thesis to demonstrate knowledgeable judgments, address counterclaims, and provide effective conclusions.
  3. Use a variety of rhetorical strategies to clarify and defend a position organizing claims, counterclaims, and evidence in a sustained and logical sequence.
  4. Blend multiple forms of writing including embedding a narrative to produce effective essays.
  5. Adapt evidence, vocabulary, voice, and tone to audience, purpose, and situation.
  6. Use words, phrases, clauses, and varied syntax to connect all parts of the argument creating cohesion from the information presented.
  7. Revise writing for clarity of content, depth of information, and technique of presentation.
  8. Write and revise to a standard acceptable both in the workplace and in postsecondary education.
  9. Write to clearly describe personal qualifications for potential occupational or educational opportunities.


The student will self- and peer-edit writing for Standard English.
  1. Use complex sentence structure to infuse sentence variety in writing.
  2. Edit, proofread, and prepare writing for intended audience and purpose.
  3. Use a style manual, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA), to apply rules for punctuation and formatting of direct quotations.

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