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- Continuing education exam
- NOTE: The text Clinical Pharmacology in Athletic Training is required for successful completion of this exam but is not included in this version. Purchase this version only if you already own the text or ebook.
Consisting of 100 multiple-choice questions, this continuing education exam is designed to be taken after reading Clinical Pharmacology in Athletic Training
. The exam will test your knowledge of the information presented in the book, so you can provide high-quality pharmaceutical care while meeting both legal and ethical requirements.Learning Objectives
After reading the book and successfully completing the 100-question exam, you will be able to do the following:
- Describe the legal and ethical responsibilities of the AT in administering both prescription and over-the-counter medications.
- Describe the various forms of drugs and the storage considerations for each.
- Differentiate between enteral and parenteral routes of drug administration.
- Describe mechanisms of drug action.
- Differentiate pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, with a focus on drug action, drug-response relationships, factors altering drug responses, and predictable and unpredictable adverse drug responses.
- Describe unintended adverse effects of drug administration and how various factors such as age, body mass, and concurrent medications can alter drug responses.
- List the common medications used to treat pain, including nonopioid and opioid analgesics and anesthetics.
- Differentiate between mechanisms of action for steroidal and nonsteroidal drugs used to treat pain.
- List drugs used to treat infection, including antibiotics, antivirals, and other antimicrobials used to treat dermatological infections.
- Describe the characteristics of drugs used to affect the respiratory, cardiovascular, metabolic, gastrointestinal, muscular, nervous, and reproductive systems.
- Describe the characteristics of performance-enhancing drugs, supplements, and cannabinoids.
A continuing education course for athletic trainers, coaches, physical therapists, physicians, and medical technicians.
Michelle Cleary, PhD, ATC, is an associate professor in the physician assistant studies program in the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Science at Chapman University. Prior to joining Chapman in 2012, Cleary taught at Temple University, where she earned her doctorate, and at Florida International University and the University of Hawaii. She is certified as an athletic trainer by the Board of Certification (BOC). She has 20 years of experience teaching in accredited athletic training programs.
In addition to numerous journal articles and book chapters, Cleary has written two national position statements for the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), has served on several NATA committees, and received the Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer award from NATA in 2019. Cleary wrote Acute and Emergency Care in Athletic Training with Katie Walsh Flanagan. She is the chair of the Research and Grants Committee of the Far West Athletic Trainers’ Association and is also an active member of the California Athletic Trainers’ Association, receiving the Outstanding Service Award in 2015. Her clinical experience includes time as an athletic trainer at the high school, NCAA Division I, and international/Olympic levels.
Thomas E Abdenour, DHSc, ATC, CES, received his doctoral degree in health science from A.T. Still University in 2011. He is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) and is currently on the NATA’s Foundation Board. Abdenour was inducted into the NATA Hall of Fame in 2007 and received the Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer award from NATA in 2014. He contributed to the 2009 NATA consensus statement Managing Prescription and Non-Prescription Medication in the Athletic Training Facility.
Abdenour is best known for his work in the National Basketball Association, where he spent 23 years as the head athletic trainer for the Golden State Warriors. In 1990, he was recognized as the Athletic Trainer of the Year by the National Basketball Athletic Trainers Association. Abdenour served as athletic trainer for the gold-medal-winning USA men's basketball team at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. He also founded the Champion Guidance Center for Men in Oakland, California, to support underprivileged men. Following his time with the Golden State Warriors, he served as the head athletic trainer at San Diego State University. While at San Diego State University, he was an approved clinical instructor and an adjunct faculty member in the department of exercise and nutrition science.
Mike Pavlovich, PharmD, earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 1989 from the University of the Pacific. He is currently the president and owner of Westcliff Compounding Pharmacy. Pavlovich was an American Pharmacists Association (APhA) trustee from 2008 to 2014 and served in the APhA House of Delegates for more than 25 years. He received the Distinguished Achievement Award in Specialized Pharmacy Practice from APhA in 2012 and was recognized for his influence on the practice of pharmaceutical compounding and sports medicine. He is a past president of the California Pharmacists Association and a past board member of Pharmaceutical Care Network.
Prior to his employment at Westcliff Compounding Pharmacy, Pavlovich was the chief pharmacist for SportPharm, which revolutionized athletic trainers’ capacity to manage prescription medications under the guidance of a team physician. He served as team pharmacist on the U.S. Olympic medical team at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. Pavlovich also contributed to the 2009 NATA consensus statement Managing Prescription and Non-Prescription Medication in the Athletic Training Facility. Many of his core recommendations for medication management in the athletic training clinic are still being followed today.