Sports Medicine Year 1 students take the Health Science Core, which introduces students to the theory and practical applications of tasks related to employment in the field of health science. Topics such as safety in the workplace, infection control, health care systems, and the vital organs of the human body. The course offers insight into careers in health care as well as educational requirements and the professional, legal, and ethical responsibilities involved.
Sports Medicine Y2 course provides insight into careers in sports medicine. It covers healthcare administration, the athletic and sports medicine team, and medical emergencies such as first aid and CPR. The students are introduced to sports equipment, protective gear, bandaging, wrapping, and taping injuries. Additional topics include therapeutic modalities, exercise rehabilitation, and pharmacology. The students gain hands-on experience by assisting trainers at athletic events.
To be admitted to Year 2 all students must successfully complete the Health Science Core.