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2018-2019 Augusta University Catalog 
2018-2019 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FMPC 5020 - Health Policy and Advocacy

Prerequisite: Core Requirements This rotation is designed to provide the student with an introduction to the field of primary care sports medicine. Activities will include hands on responsibility for the evaluation and continuing care of patients with sports medicine related injuries and conditions in the sports medicine clinic and training room settings. Students are closely supervised by our sports medicine staff that is fellowship trained and hold Certificates of Advanced Qualifications in Sports Medicine. Throughout the school year, there will be opportunities for the student to participate in local high school and college event coverage. The student will also participate in weekly sports medicine journal club meetings and have an opportunity to interact with orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, and athletic trainers with sports medicine expertise. Objective of the course: 1. To introduce the student to the field of primary sports medicine. 2. To provide the student a clinical experience in Sports Medicine. 3. To provide the student with an appreciation of the broad scope of problems commonly managed by primary care sports medicine physicians and the clinical and procedural skills involved. 4. To become familiar with the utilization of consultants in the management of certain sports medicine related injuries and conditions. 5. To gain a better understanding of the role of the primary care sports medicine physician as part of the multidisciplinary team that provides care to athletes. 6. To provide an opportunity for the student to explore his/her own interest in primary care sports medicine through direct observation and participation during the rotation. 7. Additional objectives may be added depending on the particular needs and desires of the student.

Credit Hours: 7
Lecture Hours: 4 Other Contact Hours: 40

Grade Mode: Normal, Audit
Repeat Status: No Repeat Limit: 0
College Restrictions: Medical College of Georgia
Schedule Type: Lecture/Supervised Lab/Clinic

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