Exercise Sciences
 

Sports Medicine Pathology and Pharmacology

Sports Medicine Pathology and Pharmacology
Sports medicine pathologies and related pharmacology for a variety of sports medicine/allied health care professions.
EXSC
501
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesExSc 320, PDBio 305; or equivalents.
 NoteMeets required NATA athletic training educational competencies.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining EXSC 501
Course Outcomes: 

Basic Knowledge of Human Anatomy and Physiology

After completing this course, the student will: Synthesize basic knowledge of human anatomy and physiology to develop knowledge of the causes, pathophysiology, and clinical features of the various conditions affecting the body. Considering you have completed a physiology course you will be required to recall that information.

Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics Principles

Understand basic pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics principles.

Administration of Prescription and Nonprescription Drugs

Describe proper maintenance and documentation of records for the administration of prescription and nonprescription drugs.

Routes Used to Administer Medications

Understand advantages and disadvantages of common routes used to administer medications.

Pharmacological Intervention

Analyze relationships between inflammation, repair, regeneration, and healing as they relate to pharmacological intervention.

Reference Sources for Pharmacological Information

Utilize reference sources for pharmacological information.

Patient Info for Prescription and Nonprescription Agents

Synthesize patient information for prescription and nonprescription agents associated with the treatment and relief of symptoms from illnesses and injuries.

Clinical Use of Various Prescription and Nonprescription Agents

Understand clinical use of various prescription and nonprescription agents associated with the treatment and relief of symptoms from illnesses and injuries.

Clinico-Pathological Signs and Symptoms

Evaluate clinico-pathological signs and symptoms for specific medical conditions that assist the sport medicine/allied health care clinician in correlating findings in determining the course of action for illness and disease.

Current Banned-Drug Lists

Identify sources of current banned-drug lists published by various associations.

Drug Testing and Screening Program

Describe basic concepts of organizing and coordinating a drug testing and screening program.