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The Sports Medicine: Administration minor focuses on administrative and academic information and skills for students who want to enter into sports medicine administration positions in hospitals, clinics, physician offices and academic research.
The minor's curriculum provides the common skills, techniques and knowledge associated with administrative responsibilities in medical and health care, as well as academic careers, including, but not limited to, evidence-based research, medical and healthcare ethics and administration in health care.
Admission to a minor is open to students declared in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students declared only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.
To declare this minor, students must have attempted a minimum 12 credit hours at Kent State and earned a minimum 2.000 overall Kent State GPA. Students who have not attempted 12 credit hours at Kent State will be evaluated for admission based on their high school GPA for new students or transfer GPA for transfer students. Transfer students who have not attempted 12 credit hours of college-level coursework at Kent State and/or other institutions will be evaluated based on both their high school GPA and college GPA.
Program Learning Outcomes
Graduates of this program will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of different professions and their scope of practice in the medical and health care fields.
- Demonstrate an understanding of required patient documentation and administrative policies and procedures associated in the medical and health care fields.
- Demonstrate an understanding of social cultural issues associated with the care and treatment of patients.
- Demonstrate an understanding of clinical skills required for first responds when responding to emergencies.
- Demonstrate an understanding and working knowledge of fundamental neuromuscular and musculoskeletal anatomy and physiology as it relates to injury and illnesses commonly seen in the fields of sports medicine.
- Demonstrate an understanding of
- professional roles and administrative responsibilities of individuals in the medical and health care professions;
- the professional role in establishing and maintaining professional ethical standards in the care and treatment of patients; and
- an appreciation for the standards for developing and using evidence-based research into clinical practice in medical and health care fields.
|ATTR 15002||INTRODUCTION TO SPORTS MEDICINE CAREERS||2|
|ATTR 15012||DOCUMENTATION IN HEALTH CARE||2|
|ATTR 20001||SOCIOCULTURAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH CARE||3|
|ATTR 25036||RESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES||3|
|ATTR 25057||HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I (KBS) (KLAB)||4|
|ATTR 35062||EVIDENCE-BASED RESEARCH IN HEALTH CARE||3|
|ATTR 43018||ETHICAL LEADERSHIP FOR HEALTH CARE (WIC)||3|
|ATTR 45019||PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY AND MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH CARE||3|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||23|
|Minimum Minor GPA||Minimum Overall GPA|
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be upper-division coursework (30000 and 40000 level).
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be outside of the course requirements for any major or other minor the student is pursuing.
- Minimum 50 percent of the total credit hours for the minor must be taken at Kent State (in residence).