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Graduate Certificate in Clinical Decision-Making in Athletic Training

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Course Schedule and Academic Plan

Students will be admitted into the graduate certificate program twice a year. The fall intake will allow students to start their curriculum with certificate courses offered in the University’s fall quarter (August to December). The spring intake will allow students to start their curriculum with certificate courses offered in the University’s spring quarter (March to June).

Certificate courses are offered on the following schedule:

Course No.

Course Name

Block Offered

ATRN 7110

Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

Fall Block 1
Spring Block 1

ATRN 7120

Evidence-Based Practice

Fall Block 1
Spring Block 1

ATRN 7130

Patient-Oriented Outcomes

Fall Block 2
Spring Block 2

ATRN 7140

Health Information Technology

Fall Block 2
Spring Block 2

Student have the flexibility to choose how many classes they take per quarter, and the sequence with which they would like to progress through the curriculum.

Example Academic Plan

Example 1:

Apply for admission for the fall block 1 intake, and take 2 classes per block.
This could result in the following certificate plan:

Fall Block 1:
Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (ATRN 7110)
Evidence-Based Practice (ATRN 7120)

Fall Block 2:
Advanced Patient-Oriented Outcomes (ATRN 7130)
Health Information Technology (ATRN 7140)
           
The certificate is completed and awarded at the end of the fall semester.

Example 2:

Apply for admission for the fall intake, and take 1 class per block. In this case, the student gets to choose which of the two courses she would like to take first, although ATRN 7110 is recommended. 

This could result in the following certificate plan:

Fall Block 1:
Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (ATRN 7110)

Fall Block 2:     
Advanced Patient-Oriented Outcomes (ATRN 7130)

Spring Block 1:            
Evidence-Based Practice (ATRN 7120)

Spring Block 2:
Health Information Technology (ATRN 7140)

The certificate is completed and awarded at the end of the spring semester