WSU Athletic Training Mission Statement
Department of Athletics
Weber State University
The Athletic Training Program at Weber State University shall provide injury prevention, care, and rehabilitation services of recognized excellence to the student athletes with in the Athletics Department. The Athletic Training Program is committed to provide the best possible quality care that reflects the philosophical excellence of the university.
The Athletic Training Program’s primary mission at Weber State University is to provide quality medical care to the student athletes within the Athletic Department. The services to be delivered can be broken down into three primary types: injury prevention, management of athletic injuries, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. We are committed to using whatever technology is available and affordable in the delivery of these services. We will remain committed to the continuous upgrade of the equipment used in the delivery of sports medicine services so our athletes can be assured of the most modern care available. We intend to fulfill our mission statement by:
-- Creating a comfortable caring environment within the athletic training facility.
-- Assuring that each physician, staff member and student athletic trainer maintains a pleasant, caring, and professional attitude
consistent with the National Athletic Trainers Association Code of Professional Practice.
-- Maintaining and operating our athletic training facility in an organized and efficient manner.
-- Assuring that our emergency procedures are safe, efficient, and expedient.
-- Assuring that each athlete is carefully counseled regarding their injury or illness and options are explained when appropriate.
-- Philosophically providing all athletes with the opportunity to see a physician if he or she makes this request to a certified staff member.
-- Insuring that student athletic trainers are properly trained and knowledgeable regarding basic care and treatment of injuries.
-- Insuring that each athlete has the best possible opportunity to participate in intercollegiate athletics in a physically healthy environment.
The underlying philosophy for this program, is that, the medical needs of the student athlete shall always be the first consideration for all members of our staff.
We are committed to ongoing evaluation of our athletic training program so our student athletes can be assured of the highest quality in sports medicine care. Furthermore, we are committed to addressing problems and concerns in a timely manner so the needs of our athletes and staff can continue to be met.