Cultural Competence in Sports Medicine
Offered at Erie High School
Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
This class provides background information on various cultures and presents strategies for engaging in cross-cultural interactions. Develop cultural considerations for each stage in the physical assessment process, including taking an oral history, inspecting, observing, and palpating. Build appropriate palpation techniques across cultures so athletes are comfortable with the type and degree of physical contact. Learn conventional dress code generally expected by different cultures to cultivate a professional atmosphere.