Module Title:Pre Competition Trauma Management
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 10
NFQ Level:8
Module Delivered In 1 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: This module will be delivered in a two hour lecture and five hour practical per week over 12 weeks. Students may be required to access the material via Blackboard in advance of the class and practicals to encourage active learning. Group and peer learning will be facilitated during the preparation of assignments, presentations and practicals. Any course-related issue or questions that may arise will be discussed at lectures. Course lecture summaries, course calendar, announcements and other course-related material will be available on Blackboard, a virtual learning environment. Class demonstrations will illustrate the key concepts of the course and will be available throughout the year. Digital resources such as youtube and the National Digital Learning Repository will be used as practicable. The practical component will allow students to develop the required technical competencies, attitudes and behaviours; develop problem solving abilities and group skills.
Module Aim: To encompass all aspects of pre-event management, strapping and pitchside traumatology into management of acute life and limb threatening injuries and emergency care situations within sports.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 To design an emergency action plan (EAP) and activate the appropriate emergency service for a safe appropriate transfer of a player off the pitch to the required medical facility
LO2 To assess for life and limb threatening conditions.
LO3 To display competent injury management for both primary and secondary assessment within any emergency care situations in sport.
LO4 To display a clear knowledge and competent application of strapping techniques for various joints and soft tissues injuries.
LO5 To develop applied learning skills through the use of real world problem based situations by group discussion, decision making and via a reflective practice portfolio.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is recommended before enrolment in this module.

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Incompatible Modules
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Co-requisite Modules
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This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed.
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Pitchside Trauma Management
Principles of designing an emergency action plan, demonstrate pitch-side assessment skills and recognition for acute injuries conditions which can be life or limb threatening, medical conditions emergency situations in sports.
Strapping and Taping
Demonstrate the competent and effective use of strapping with regards pre-application, application and post application across a variety of joints and soft tissue injuries.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment30.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Other May include any of the following Written Report / MCQ test / Reflective practice portfolio 1,2,3,5 30.00 n/a
No Project
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Practical exam 2,3,4,5 70.00 Sem 2 End
No End of Module Formal Examination

SETU Carlow Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture 12 Weeks per Stage 2.00
Practicals 12 Weeks per Stage 5.00
Independent Learning 15 Weeks per Stage 11.07
Total Hours 250.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_SASRA_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Sports Rehabilitation and Athletic Therapy 6 Mandatory