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SISSSPT304A Tape Ankle, Thumb and Finger

PRICE: $80

Tape Ankle, Thumb and Finger describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply taping techniques to the ankle, thumb and fingers to assist athletes in relation to ongoing injury prevention and post-injury support and management. This unit applies to those working under some supervision in a sport and recreation environment. It applies to personnel working as sports trainers who are responsible for providing injury treatment for athletes in a sport-specific training or competition setting such as on the playing field, court, change rooms, open or enclosed areas at sporting events, accommodation venues or in transit.

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Duration: 3 hours face to face training.
Validity: Recommended renewal two years from date of completion.
Course contents:
  • principles of bio-mechanics as they relate to taping to enable understanding of human movement and the impact of injury
  • anatomy and physiology of ankle, thumb and fingers and their relationship to other body systems to enable understanding of human performance in a sport or physical activity
  • contraindications and precautions for taping to enable prevention or management of injury
  • Prepare for taping
  • Apply taping techniques
  • Remove tape
  • Implement self-care
Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for: SISSSPT304A Tape Ankle, Thumb and Finger.