The Athletic Training Program is dedicated to providing a quality education to students who are enrolled in the athletic training major at Salisbury University. The Athletic Training Program is a recognized leader in providing outstanding classroom and clinical instruction in the prevention, recognition, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of patients. A diverse and cooperative clinical environment that is located in the University’s Intercollegiate Athletics Department and various other affiliated sites is made available to every athletic training student. The Program is committed to providing an academic and clinical education that will prepare the student for a professional career as an Athletic Trainer.
The Salisbury University mission statement can be found athttp://www.salisbury.edu/Info/mission.html
The Athletic Training Program (ATP) seeks to foster students’ growth and development as health care professionals. Holistically, we strive to establish productive and civic-minded members of society.
The Athletic Training Program aims to develop thoughtful health care professionals who possess the skills, knowledge, and values necessary to deliver quality health care. Comprised of classroom and clinical experiences, the ATP emphasizes the development of skills, knowledge, and competencies essential for the practice of an Athletic Trainer.
The Athletic Training Program through its constructivist design will develop the students’ critical thinking and expand cooperative relationships within the medical and allied health community in providing health care to patients.
The Athletic Training Program is committed to providing classroom instruction, clinical supervision and objective assessment and advising to students that is consistent with the ideals of the NATA Code of Professional Ethics which can be found at http://www.nata.org/aboutNATA and the Board of Certification’s Standards of Professional Practice which can be found athttp://www.bocatc.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=51&Itemid=111
The Athletic Training Program is designed to prepare the students for the Board of Certification Examination upon successful completion of the Athletic Training Program and graduation from Salisbury University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Athletic Training.