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done this type of thing before, where do I begin.”An athletes states “I would love to begin an exercise program that will increase mymuscular strength in general. Since I've never done this before I would like for youto help me know where to begin.”3.I want you to demonstrate some familiarity with emergency medical situations. I would like to see you demonstrate a development of the skills necessary to establish effective lines of communications to elicit and convey information about the patient's status. This will be done by going to the training room and discussing with an athletic trainer what constitutes an emergent situation, how do they deal with emergent situations, what are the issues that are important in times of emergency. Then I would like for you to take vital signs on three athletes while they receive treatment and record the vital signs as if you were sending the information to the hospital with the patient. Provide documentation of this experience. 4. I want you to demonstrate some familiarity with immobilization. I would like to see you demonstrate a knowledge of when to use these devices and demonstrate the ability to immobilizeinjuries. This will be done by going to the training room and discussing with an athletic trainer
why immobilization is important, and when and how they most commonly immobilize. Then I would like for you to immobilize three athletes found to be in need of immobilization in the trainingroom. Provide documentation of this experience.5.I would like to see you demonstrate the development of the skills necessary to establish effective lines of communications to elicit and convey information about the patient's status and the treatment program. Please watch an athletic trainer do two upper and two lower extremity evaluations. Then discuss with the athletic trainer how he/she came to the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation plan for the athlete. Then please document the injury using proper forms and document what you learned from this experience. 6.I would like to see you demonstrate a development of the skills necessary to counsel a patient in proper nutrition. This may include providing basic nutritional information and/or an exercise and nutrition program for weight gain or weight loss. The student will demonstrate the ability to take measurements and figure calculations for a weight control plan. These calculationsshould include (Body Composition, BMI, Energy Expenditure, Caloric Intake, and BMR). For a given athlete, please calculate BMI, %Body Fat, Fat weight, % Lean weight, Lean weight. Now calculate this person's body weight assuming their %Body Fat were to drop 5%. Convey a meaningful description of this in your portfolio.