At left, assistant athletic trainer Kim Sieve and Anna Lundeen ’13 discuss treatment of an injured student-athlete. There are 31 students in the 2013-14 Winona State Athletic Training Education Program. Photo: John McKeith Photography

At left, assistant athletic trainer Kim Sieve and Anna Lundeen ’13 discuss treatment of an injured student-athlete. There are 31 students in the 2013-14 Winona State Athletic Training Education Program. Photo: John McKeith Photography

  1. Students are admitted second semester, sophomore year, after working 3-6 hours per week in the training room under the mentoring of juniors and seniors and faculty members in the program.
  2. In addition to coursework, juniors can expect to practice 12-18 hours per week assisting with Winona State and community sports teams.
  3. Juniors and seniors work at area medical sites in addition to covering sports teams. That includes observing at least one surgery per year, such as knee reconstruction or hip replacement, under the supervision of team physician Dr. Richard Romeyn.
  4. According to Stacey Czaplewski, head athletic trainer, students will have practiced more than 800 hours under supervision by the time they graduate.
  5. For the past three years, 100-percent of WSU athletic training students have passed Board of Certification exams on their first attempt. The national pass rate average for this year was 77-percent.

 

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