Part of Course: Sports Medicine Model
Unit Overview / Details
During this unit, students will learn about general areas of employment within the field of sports medicine, understand the personal and interpersonal charicteristics required for a career in the field, and explore the benefits of appropriate attitude and professionalism within the field.
- 8 Hours
Content / Concepts
A. General Overview of Health Careers
B. Specific Careers Related to Physical Therapy/Sports Medicine
1. Physical Therapist/Physical Therapy Assistant
2. Chiropractor/Chiropractors Assistant
3. Recreational Therapist/Recreation Facility Attendant
4. Athletic Trainer/Athletic Coach
5. Physical Education Instructor
- Industries and Pathways:
- Health Science and Medical Technology
Lessons in this Unit
Students will research a chosen profession in groups of 2 or 3. Professions chosen will be written on the board in order to not repeat. Students will research, create a poster/ presentation, and present information on different medical careers using computer stations to access the internet and Occupational Outlook Handbook.
- 2 classes each of
- 90 Minutes
In this chapter, the student has the opportunity to learn about careers in rehabilitative health care, beginning with a look at the specific careers, their educational requirements, their potential earnings, and their role in rehabilitative care. The student then explores several specific therapies, including pharmacology, speech pathology, audiology, and respiratory therapy.