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Athletic Trainer


Ethical Awareness 209
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Ethics in Sports Medicine

10.0

  • Analyze the sport and the history of ethics in sports medicine
  • Write down and describe 5 principles of ethics
  • Describe 3 reasons why the practice of ethics in sports medicine is challenging and differentiate the doctor-patient-team triad relationship versus the traditional doctor-patient relationship
  • List and outline 4 contextual factors that influence confidentiality in sports medicine
  • Describe how various professionals manage confidentiality in sports
  • Outline and describe 5 categories of policy recommendations
  • Define the term conflict of interest concepts
  • List 2 areas where conflict of interest concepts is most likely to be seen
  • Analyze how clinical decision making can be altered by competing interests
  • Summarize how commonly used analgesics are used in athletes and describe the ethical implications of their use in athletic settings
  • Outline how analgesics are used in sports medicine including oral and injectable narcotic and non-narcotic medications
  • List 3 side effects of narcotic analygesics
  • Describe the legal significance of being the team physician
  • Analyze and discuss 2 emerging legal issues
  • Cite 2 reasons for the significance of concussions and prescription drug use
  • List and describe 5 problems in the identification and diagnosis of concussion
  • Describe the implication involved in same-day return-to-play
  • Outline the procedures for auditing and recording injury and concussion
  • Understand and list 3 reasons why confidentiality is imperative with concussion
  • Discuss the standard of care that should apply to the medical care of a professional athlete
  • Outline and analyze the proposed that standard of medical care should apply to all patients
  • List 3 reasons why the system should adopt a policy that facilitates competitive sports participation, while minimizing the risk of long-term injury
  • List 5 symptoms of eating disorders and describe why they are more prevalent in high performance gymnasts than the normal population
  • Define, compare and contrast 5 different forms of eating disorders
  • Outline and describe the classification system of eating disorders
  • List and describe 5 diagnostic criteria for 3 different each disorders
  • List 3 reasons why IAAF Hyperandrogenism Regulations are flawed on a scientific level and why it has not been proved that testosterone confers an advantage in competition
  • Describe and discuss the 2 levels of inconsistencies- genetic and molecular -that are raised with the IAAF Hyperandrogenism
  • Outline 3 ethical reasons why IAAF Hyperandrogenism Regulations raise ethical issues at the level of implementation because the trigger for testing is visual perception
  • Review and recite background information related to research and the ethics of sports medicine
  • Outline and describe the Declaration of Helsinki
  • List and describe 3 application principles of the Declaration of Helsinki


  • Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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