Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Instructor: Dr. Suzanne Bates, PT, DPT

Location: JATC-North #215
9301 South Wights Fort Road
West Jordan, UT 84088
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Program Information:
Providing a knowledge base for the high school senior interested in the allied health professions and more specifically, the physical rehabilitation professions. The student will learn the roles of rehabilitation team members, professional practice act rules and regulations pertaining to rehabilitation team members, career opportunities, effective communication skills, safety and environment management, medical terminology, and basic patient care. The student will also gain some exposure to daily office management and operations of a healthcare facility or clinic. Upon completion of the course, the student will have an advantage in marketability for entering into a college program pertaining to rehabilitation or in a field related job market.
HLTH 1200 - First Aid & Safety(SLCC concurrent enrollment):
Course follows the American Red Cross Responding to Emergency guidelines and leads to first aid and CPR certification. The purpose of the course is to provide the student/citizen responder with the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life, reduce pain, and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until professional medical help arrives. 
RHS 2175- Introduction to Sports Medicine(WSU concurrent enrollment): 
Presents the duties, functions, and collaboration of sports medicine professionals in the care and supervision of athletes. The course will focus on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of common musculoskeletal injuries/illnesses, strength and conditioning of athletes, environmental factors and guidelines, and management and administration of the sports medicine team.
Program Expectations:
College-level academics and participation with good and sustainable study habits. Students will be responsible for transportation to and from clinic observations which may be assigned outside of regular school hours. Students may be required to pass random drug testing in order to remain in the program.
  • SLCC admissions & registration: $40 + $5 per college credit hour ($50 total)
  • WSU admissions & registration: $30 + $5 per college credit hour ($45 total)
  • First Aid/CPR Certification through the American Red Cross $20
  • Optional: HOSA membership $25 
  • Optional: SLCC parking permit $20
  • Classroom copies available; no textbook purchases required