Athletic Training Mission Statement
Program Mission Statement
The mission of the George Fox University Athletic Training Program is to provide a comprehensive and thorough athletic training educational experience for each individual, while providing guidance and leadership that incorporates the values of a Christ-Centered community. Through the academic course work and Clinical Education experience, the athletic training student will meet the requirements to receive a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training Degree and acquire the needed knowledge and understanding of athletic training to pass the Board of Certification (BOC) examination.
Objectives of the George Fox University Athletic Training Program
- Students will competently perform the role of an entry-level athletic as outlined by the NATA and BOC while incorporating faith into vocational practice.
- Collaborate with other allied health care professionals
- Communicate effectively regarding the care of the patient in collaboration with other allied health care professionals
- Invest in the profession through participation in local, state and national events and conferences
- Apply the NATA code of ethics and abide by Standards of Practice
- Student will demonstrate that each individual is unique in terms of anatomic, physiologic, emotional, social, and spiritual dimensions.
- Students will develop competence in evidence-based practice.
- Students will develop lifelong learning and professional development.
- Students will engage in clinical educational experiences within a variety of populations, work settings and allied health care professionals.
- Achieve 70% first-time pass rate on the BOC exam.