Sports Medicine

“The Sports Medicine Program at Heard County High School (HC), in accordance with the laws of the state of Georgia governing the practice of athletic training and the Code of Professional Practice and Standards of Practice on the National Athletic Trainer’s Association (NATA), is dedicated to providing the highest quality healthcare available to our student-athletes in a professional and caring manner in order to prevent and care for athletic injuries, illnesses, and conditions. 
Following the NATA guidlines, the HC Sports Medicine Program provides services that can be broken down into five domains:
1. Prevention of Athletic Injuries
2. Recognition, Evaluation, and Immediate Care of Athletic Injuries
3. Rehabilitation and Reconditioning of Athletic Injuries
4. Health Care Administration
5. Professional Development and Responsibility
The philosophy for the HC Sports Medicine Program is that the needs of the student-athletes shall always be the first consideration for all members of the Sports Medicine staff. We are committed to ongoing evaluation of our Sports Medicine Program so that 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 that the needs of our student-athletes can continue to be met.”