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Athletic Training Clinical Expectations

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  1. Athletic Training Students should make a consistent effort to conduct themselves in a professional manner, in and out of the athletic training facility or affiliated site.
  2. A work ethic, exhibiting initiative and a daily desire to learn and improve.
  3. Every effort to assist their peers while remaining within the boundaries of their own educational level.
  4. A commitment to maintain a clean, safe, and operational learning/working environment.
  5. When in the athletic training facility or affiliated site, conduct all interpersonal interaction on a strictly professional basis. Tact and confidentiality should be foremost considerations.
  6. Treat all patients, coaches, and other individuals encountered fairly and with courtesy and respect.
  7. A positive attitude exhibited toward their clinical and academic experiences, faculty and staff, peers, medical staff, patients, and coaches.
  8. Eating or drinking in designated areas of the athletic training facilities only. 
  9. Smoking and use of oral tobacco are strictly prohibited!
  10. Prompt attendance at all classes, in-services, guest speaker presentations, and clinical assignments.
  11. The athletic training attire/appearance policy will be followed at all times.
  12. Think before you do something that may reflect negatively on you, your peers, the Athletic Training Program, the Department of Kinesiology, or UW Oshkosh.
  13. Compliance with and enforcement of all athletic training facility rules and regulations. If a student encounters a patient who is not in compliance with rules, a certified staff member should be informed, so appropriate action can be taken.
  14. Students should not use the athletic training rooms as a place to store personal items. Lockers and other options are available for the storage of clothing and other items.
  15. The resource center is accessible via a touch pad. The area will be accessible during building hours.  Only professional students are permitted to use the facility. The access code should not be provided to anyone.
  16. All of the aforementioned policies are in effect for Affiliated Site (off-campus) placements unless their policies and rules state otherwise. All additional policies and procedures should be adhered to.

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