Athletic Training Accreditation

  • Commission on Accreditation Athletic Training CaATE

    Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Athletic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The program is currently on "Probation."  

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    Mission

    The mission of Minnesota State University Moorhead's Athletic Training Education Program is to provide the athletic training student with the essential educational and clinical experiences to qualify as a candidate for the Board of Certification examination. 

    Program Goals

    1. Demonstrate knowledge consistent with professional level education as defined by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.
    2. Employ critical thinking and clinical decision-making while providing athletic training services.
    3. Be able to communicate effectively, through verbal and written means, with patients and other health care professionals.
    4. Provide athletic training services within the ethical, professional, clinical, and legal parameters of the Board of Certification Standards of Professional Practice and/or state practice acts.
    5. Demonstrate an appreciation for community involvement and citizenship as a health professional.

    Program Objectives

    1.1 - Students will demonstrate knowledge related to the specific practice domains of Athletic Training:

    • Injury/Illness Prevention & Wellness Protection
    • Clinical Evaluation & Diagnosis
    • Immediate & Emergency Care
    • Treatment & Rehabilitation
    • Organizational & Professional Health & Well-Being

    1.2 - Students will complete a variety of clinical experiences.

    2.1 - Students will demonstrate critical thinking and clinical decision-making skills within the practice domains of athletic training at a minimally acceptable proficiency: 

    • Injury/Illness Prevention & Wellness Protection
    • Clinical Evaluation & Diagnosis
    • Immediate & Emergency Care
    • Treatment & Rehabilitation
    • Organizational & Professional Health & Well-Being

    2.2 - Students will demonstrate the ability to access and read research in athletic training.

    2.3 - Students will be able to decipher the best available evidence and to use that information to provide quality patient care.
     
    3.1 - Students will demonstrate effective oral communication skills.

    3.2 - Students will demonstrate effective written communication.

    3.3 - Students will interact effectively with their Preceptor.

    4.1 - Students will demonstrate effective professional skills, attitudes and behaviors.

    4.2 - Students will understand and emulate the role of the Preceptor.

    5.1 - Students will demonstrate involvement and service to the profession.