Catalogue 2016 - 2017

PEHR 202 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injury/Sport First Aid


3 cr.


Completion of PEHR 100 level requirement-2 credits.

Course Description

Upon completion of this course, students will have a knowledge and understanding of the principles of care and prevention of athletic injury essential for coaching at the youth, middle, high school, or college level. Students will acquire skills in the following areas of learning: role of a coach in healthcare, basic first aid and CPR skills, and sport first aid for specific injuries. The course will include 10 hours of field experience with the Western New England training staff. It will be taught by one of our certified athletic trainers.