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Sports Medicine is a general field in healthcare that specializes in working with athletes and physically active individuals. This camp will focus on emergency and first responder training. Instruction and hands-on experience with emergency assessment and care for the injured athlete. The camp will be run by our SPSV Certified Athletic Trainer, with guest speakers and instructors from emergency medical services to assist with spine boarding and Sutter Hospitals certified Orthotech to assist with splinting techniques.
Cost for all 3 days: $245. Covers sports medicine camp t-shirt, certifications in CPR/AED, bloodborne pathogen, first aid and blood stop.
- Day 1: CPR/AED Certification or Renewal through American Heart Association. CPR certification must be renewed every 2 years. (Option available to take only the CPR class for $185.)
- Day 2: Learn proper methods for spine boarding injuries in sports and proper equipment removal of protective athletic equipment. Learn how to implement an emergency action plan using a team approach. Learn how to take vitals: blood pressure, heart rate and respirations.
- Day 3: Bloodborne pathogen, biohazard material, and first aid training. Blood stop certification. Athletic taping for injured athletes and proper splinting techniques.
Athletic Trainer Trina Santos
Trina Santos is the full-time Athletic Trainer at St. Patrick-St. Vincent Catholic High School. Mrs. Santos works with all of SPSV’s athletic teams. She earned a degree in Kinesiology sports medicine at California State University Fresno and is BOC certified through the National Athletic Trainers Association.
Mrs. Santos has worked a total of 15 years at the high school level. Four of those years she was a preceptor for Fresno State sports medicine student athletic trainers. She has also worked in a family practice sports medicine clinic for four years and Chiropractors clinic for four years. She worked one season with a professional arena football team and has experience working with Olympic track and field athletes.
While working at SPSV, Mrs. Santos has built the Sports Medicine program, offering students the opportunity to work/job shadow different professions within the sports medicine field. She teaches Sports Medicine, Anatomy, and Physiology, and is the moderator for the Sports Medicine Club.