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Impacting Athletes

LVC athletic training graduate Josh Eaton ’18, M’20 learned about the impact an athletic trainer can have on an athlete even before he started his first job.

VISION AND MISSION STATEMENT

The vision of the Lebanon Valley College Athletic Training Program is to be the preeminent Athletic Training Program in the world.

The mission of the Athletic Training Program is to provide diverse educational opportunities that will facilitate the personal, intellectual, and professional development of students, preparing them for a career in healthcare as an Athletic Trainer.

GOALS AND OUTCOMES

GOAL 1: Program graduates will have the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities of a highly qualified healthcare professional in the field of Athletic Training with the ability to effectively work in diverse settings.
Outcomes:
1.    Show competence in injury and illness management, clinical examination and diagnosis, and therapeutic interventions fundamental to a care plan for each patient.
2.    Demonstrate competence in injury and illness prevention, mitigation of health disparities, and wellness education of patients of varying demographics.
3.    Develop and implement the necessary administrative components vital to patient and provider safety, resource management, and risk management.

GOAL 2: Program graduates will possess the skills necessary to be autonomous life-long learners.
Outcomes:
4.    Show participation in personal and professional growth and development.
5.    Discriminate a variety of data to inform practice.

GOAL 3: Program graduates will have the characteristic of an ethical clinician utilizing a servant leader approach.
Outcomes:
6.    Grow professional socialization through collaborative interprofessional practice and education.
7.    Practice the attributes of a servant leader through patient-centered and value-based care models.
8.    Demonstrate professional behaviors consistent with the NATA Code of Ethics and the BOC, Inc. Standards of Professional Practice.

*Continual improvement in the ATP will evolve through the consistent evaluation measures employed by the Program in which the effectiveness of the Program as a whole and student outcomes relative to program goals will be measured. The ATP understands the ever-changing scope of medical care, technology, and educational processes, and strives to stay abreast of new developments to become a leader in the preparation of competent athletic trainers.

Graduate Success

Athletic training majors prepare to enter a profession with an anticipated 23% increase in employment between 2016 and 2026 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics). Graduates work in a variety of career settings, including in colleges and universities, professional sports teams, high schools, and middle schools, as physician extenders, and industrial or occupational medicine. A strong and active alumni network ensures that athletic training graduates will have extensive support during and after program completion.

BOC Pass Rate

 
Number of Graduates
Number of Graduates Taking BOC Exam
Number of Graduates Pass on First Attempt
LVC First Attempt Pass Rate on BOC Exam
Overall Pass Rate on BOC Exam
2019-2020          
Master of Science Program 5 5 5 100% 100%

Student Graduation Rate

 
Number of Students Starting Program
Number of Students Graduating from Program
Student Graduation Rate
2019-2020 7 5 71.4%

Student Retention Rate

2020 Cohort
Summer 2018
Fall 2018
Spring 2019
Fall 2019
Spring 2020
# of Student Beginning Program 7 7 5 5 5
Retention Percentage x 100% 71.4% 100% 100%

 

2021 Cohort
Summer 2019
Fall 2019
Spring 2020
Fall 2020
Spring 2021
# of Student Beginning Program 7 5 5 5  
Retention Percentage x 71.4% 100% 100%  

 

2022 Cohort
Summer 2020
Fall 2020
Spring 2021
Summer 2021
Fall 2021
# of Students Beginning Program          
Retention Percentage          

Employment Rate

 
Employed as Athletic Trainer
Other Employment
No Employment
Cohort 1 5 0 0
Cohort 2 N/A N/A N/A