UNO Athletic Training

Courtesy: Omaha Athletics
Release: July 18, 2013
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The Athletic Training Department at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) strives to provide injury prevention, management, evaluation, and rehabilitation services of outstanding quality to UNO student-athletes.  The Athletic Training Department at the University of Nebraska at Omaha is committed to professional, quality care and an ongoing effort to provide the latest and most effective treatments for athletic injuries.  It is also the vision of the Athletic Training Department to be a model program that complements and supports both the vision of the university and all corresponding organizations. The Athletic Training Department at the University of Nebraska at Omaha will be a program of recognized excellence by preparing Certified Athletic Trainers who make significant contributions to the athletic training profession, have a life-long commitment to intellectual growth, and strive to improve their skills as allied health care providers throughout their entire professional career.
An athletic trainer is a qualified allied health care professional educated and experienced in the management of health care problems associated with sports participation. In cooperation with physicians and other allied health care personnel, the athletic trainer functions as an integral member of the athletic health care team in secondary schools, colleges and universities, professional sports programs, sports medicine clinics and other athletic health care settings. The athletic trainer functions in cooperation with medical personnel, athletic administrators, coaches, and parents in the development and coordination of efficient and responsive athletic health care delivery systems. 

The athletic training profession follows five primary domains:
•    Injury/Illness prevention and wellness protection
•    Clinical evaluation and diagnosis
•    Immediate and emergency care
•    Treatment and rehabilitation
•    Organizational and professional health and well being

For more information about the Certified Athletic Trainer please visit the official National Athletic Trainers Association’s official website:
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