Students must be supervised by a adult representative of their Sports Medicine Program.
Students will take a 100 question exam. Each question is worth three points.
Format: multiple choice, true/false, and matching questions.
Topics included are: Adult CPR w/ AED, Child and Infant CPR, First Aid, Emergency Medicine, Evaluations (HIPS Format), SOAP Notes, Anatomy, Physiology, rehabilitation, and taping procedures. (All CPR questions will be based on current American Red Cross guidelines)
Students will be administered five oral questions, each worth 20 points, for a combined 100 points possible.
The questions are from the following categories
a. First Aid / CPR ARC guidelines for CPR
b. Anatomy identification/palpation
c. Anatomy identification/palpation
d. Special Tests or ROM
e. Tape procedure
A list of topics are given to each school at least 1 month prior to competition. This will allow preparation time for the students.
The students with the top three (3) scores from the essay and portfolio will be asked to create a 8-12 minute oral presentation to be presented at the competition to a independent panel of judges.
The combination of Essay score + Portfolio Score + Competition Written Exam Score + Competition Practical Score + Oral Presentation Score= will determine the place of the finalists. (1000 point possible).
Sports Medicine Competition Team Championship
Team Championship is divided into two divisions:
Small Schools = Any program with 14 or less students participating at the competition. (A minimum of 5 participants must be representing the school for it to be eligible for the team championship).
Large Schools = Any program with 15 or more students participating at the competition.
Top 5 schools in each division will be presented with awards.
School place will be determined by the overall average of all students participating from each school.
Written exam + Practical exam ÷ School participants
Awards will be given to students with the highest scores in:
Rookie Division (Top 5)
Advanced Division (Top 5)
High School Athletic Training Student of the Year. (Top 3)
The student with the highest overall score in the Rookie Division, Advanced Division, and High School Athletic Training Student of the Year will have his/her name engraved on the competition winner plaque.
Practical Exam: Emergency Procedures, Palpation, Special Test, and Taping
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