Full course description
Target Audience: Athletic Trainers
- Describe a resocialization to sport timeline including an example of a sport-specific resocialization model and staggered scheduling model.
- Review resocialization preparation including PPE, sanitization, education and screening.
- Describe other COVID-19 considerations such as mental health concerns, COVID-19 forms, daily operation adjustments and other COVID-19 resocialization resources.
- Outline the NCAA update: Resocialization of Collegiate Sport: Developing Standards for Practice and Competition
This course will review general and specific considerations for a safe resocialization to sport during the COVID-19 pandemic. Resocialization timeline, including an example of a sport-specific resocialization model and staggered scheduling model are reviewed. Appropriate personal protective equipment including procurement and donning and doffing are reviewed along with sanitization concerns. The processes of COVID-19 education, screening and daily operations are outlined. Mental health concerns, COVID-19 forms and other COVID-19 resocialization resources are discussed. Finally, the NCAA update: Resocialization of Collegiate Sport: Developing Standards for Practice and Competition is reviewed.
This course qualifies for 3 'Category A' credits under the BOC for Athletic Trainers.
Information was current at the time this course was created. Due to the ever-changing nature of COVID-19 and our increased understandings based on current research findings, please note that while the information contained herein is sound, we encourage you to consult current CDC, state, or special organizational (i.e, NATA, HSFA, NSCA) guidelines while making decisions.
Monica A Ohkubo, DSc, ATC, EMT-B, Head Athletic Trainer, Santa Rosa Junior College
Dr. Ohkubo has resided as the Head Athletic Trainer at Santa Rosa Junior College and Pre-Sports Medicine Program Director since 2007. Santa Rosa Junior College is part of the California Community College system which is the largest system of higher education in the United States. In 2017 Dr. Ohkubo was named the California Community College Athletic Trainer of the Year.
Raised in the Santa Rosa, California area, Dr. Ohkubo was happy to return to Santa Rosa for an Assistant Athletic Trainer position at Santa Rosa Junior College before being hired into her current position. Dr. Ohkubo has worked through the years to advance Santa Rosa Junior College Sports Medicine’s concussion management and mental health programs. In addition to teaching at Santa Rosa Junior College, Dr. Ohkubo has also been a lecturer in the department of Kinesiology at Sonoma State University, a university in the California State University system.
Aside from the community college setting, some of Dr. Ohkubo’s other clinical experiences include the physical therapy and high school settings, women’s professional tackle football, youth football, youth soccer, Taekwondo, professional rodeo, and men’s and women’s semi-professional soccer. She is also certified as an EMT-B and an American Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid instructor. Dr. Ohkubo has also been a member of the California Athletic Trainers’ Association, Far West Athletic Trainers’ Association and National Athletic Trainers’ Association since 2002, and is also a member of the California Community College Athletic Trainers’ Association.