Goal 1

Students will demonstrate basic understanding of foundational knowledge and skills within the athletic training education program [This goal corresponds to Institutional Learning Goal #3].

Indicators:

1.1. Describe basic biological systems and processes
1.2. Describe the relationship between structure and function at every level of human biological organization and for every body system.
1.3. Analyze and describe human movement
1.4. Define and relate principles of healthy lifestyle behaviors
1.5. Describe body's physiological responses and adaptation to injury

Goal 2

Students will demonstrate problem-solving skills that will allow them to reason clearly and analytically. They will be able to identify and evaluate problems, utilize critical thinking skills to find solutions, implement solutions, and evaluate the consequences[This goal corresponds to Institutional Learning Goal #2].

Indicators:

2.1. Evaluate and diagnose injuries and illnesses related to physical activity
2.2. Assess and prescribe exercise and rehabilitation therapies for multiple populations
2.3. Demonstrate critical scholarship that creates new knowledge

Goal 3

Students will communicate effectively and respectfully, with individuals/groups, professionals and society [This goal corresponds to Institutional Learning Goal #2].

Indicators:

3.1. Demonstrate oral, written, and visual communication that is organized, coherent, accurate, and professionally prepared and delivered
3.2. Develop a specialized vocabulary which will allow them to engage in intelligent discourse in the field of athletic training
3.3. Employ technology to communicate effectively and respectfully to a wide variety of groups and individuals

Goal 4

Students will use knowledge of basic science and research methodology to interpret evidence-based research related to athletic training to answer clinical questions and to guide clinical practice [This goal corresponds to Institutional Learning Goal #’s 2 and 5].

Indicators:

4.1. Successfully access and accurately interpret a variety of research data in their athletic training
4.2. Apply scientific evidence to implement safe and effective clinical practices

Goal 5

Students will demonstrate an integration of a Christian world view in athletic training [This goal corresponds to Institutional Learning Goal #’s 4, 5, 8 and 9].

Indicators:

5.1. Articulate an understanding of moral, ethical, and compassionate care for a diverse population
5.2. Recognize the impact of contextual factors (political, social, regulatory, prayer source, physical, cultural, and technological) around the tenants of Christian faith, reason and justice on the delivery of care and services

Goal 6

Students will demonstrate clinical competence in clinical practice settings [This goal corresponds to Institutional Learning Goal #3].

Indicators:

6.1. Students will demonstrate an integration of didactic knowledge and skills in a supervised clinical practice setting
6.2. Students will demonstrate entry level proficiency through the completion of established clinical proficiencies
6.3. Clinical instructors will demonstrate quality clinical instruction

Goal 7

Students will demonstrate post-graduation preparedness [This goal corresponds to Institutional Learning Goal #3].

Indicator:

7.1. Students will demonstrate their ability to integrate themselves into a post graduate professional setting