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.)
- 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?
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