Winthrop University: COE - Athletic Training - Athletic Training, BS mission

Mission

The mission of the Winthrop University Master of Science in Athletic Training is to utilize evidence-based didactic and clinical education to continue a rich tradition of preparing a diverse population of athletic training professionals who will excel as healthcare providers in a complex and constantly evolving healthcare system. Students will develop appropriate knowledge, skills, and clinical abilities to function as a member of an interprofessional healthcare team that provides ethical, compassionate, evidence-based, patient-centered care to all patients; and will demonstrate commitment to on-going professional engagement and continuing education.

Goals

  • The student will demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and clinical abilities appropriate for entry-level practice as an athletic trainer.
  • The student will demonstrate the ability to apply the principles of evidence based practice (unbiased research, clinical expertise, patient/client values and circumstances) to clinical decision making.
  • The student will demonstrate the ability to recognize clients/patients with behavioral health conditions and to intervene and refer these individuals as necessary.
  • The student will demonstrate competent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The student will demonstrate appropriate professional and ethical conduct in compliance with the NATA Code of Ethics and the BOC Standards of Professional Practice.
  • The student will demonstrate understanding of and compliance with the laws that regulate the practice of athletic training.
  • The student will effectively collaborate with other healthcare providers to provide patient centered care.
  • The student will demonstrate emerging and developing reflective, evidence-based clinical practice.
  • The student will demonstrate understanding of the importance of continuing education and professional involvement.

Last Updated: 7/27/22