Degrees and Certifications:
Sports Medicine II
Sports Medicine II provides an excellent opportunity for students to continue exploring their interest in the fields of health science and medicine. This class provides a framework of advanced skills for understanding functional anatomy and kinesiology, building on the concepts of anatomy/physiology learned in Sports Medicine 1. The lecture/lab format focuses on clinical hands-on learning, including evaluation, assessment treatment and events, assisting the Head Athletic Trainer or Team Physician, and working with other health care professionals. Integrated throughout the course are career technical education standards, which include basic academic skills, communication, career planning, technology, problem solving, safety, responsibility, ethics, teamwork and technical knowledge.
Internship: Community Classroom (unpaid) Internship, outside of the school day, is a required component of the program and students must provide their own transportation as necessary. Up to 5 additional units may be earned – 1 unit for every 18 hours of internship beyond the required 90 hours. Required hours will differ based on semester/trimester schedules.
Amador Valley High
Course Length: 2 Trimesters / 1 Period
High School Credits: 10
Potential College Credits: 4
Fulfills a-g: "g"
Certificate Earned: CPR Certification