LAKERS TOGETHER: Grand Valley is preparing for successful learning experiences when classes resume on Aug. 31. Learn more about the plan for fall in this handbook.
Below you will find GVSU Athletic Training Program goals and objectives positioning the program, faculty and its students to be a center of excellence within the athletic training discipline. Strategic plans and Assessments are evaluated on an annual basis and correlate with the following strategic plans:
The mission of the Grand Valley State University Athletic Training Program is to prepare professionals to enhance the quality of health care for athletes and the physically active. Preparation is supported by formal instruction, clinical experience, and research.
The vision of the Grand Valley State University Athletic Training Program (ATP) to provide exceptional education through the utilization of interactive classroom instruction and clinical experiences; preparing students to excel on the Board Certification Exam (BOC) and to enter the profession as qualified health care providers. The ATP also strives to promote and integrate the Athletic Training profession as an essential component of the health care network.
The framework for Athletic Training Assessment is driven by the 2012 CAATE Competencies, the 2020 CAATE Standards, The Institute of Medicine Core Competencies for Healthcare Professionals, the IPEC Core Competencies for Interprofessional Practice, AAC&U High Impact Practices and the GVSU General Education SLOs. GVSU Athletic Training Students will be assessed at their clinical experiences through the following ways. Assessments are continually added and updated based on student performance (course evaluation tools, BOC exam, etc.)