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The Committee on Practice Advancement (COPA) is looking for individuals who are leaders in the field of administration to present a 15-20 minute message during the Healthcare Administrators’ Forum at the 67th Clinical Symposia & AT Expo on...
2016 Convention Events of Interest For ATs in Emerging Settings All locations are tentative and subject to change (Final locations will be provided in the 2016 NATA Convention Guide) *Denotes registration is required Wednesday, June 22 *Physician...
My Trip to Uganda with “Invisible Thread” by Alan Kroll, MS, ATC Self-employed COPA Performing Arts Workgroup This past fall I had the pleasure of working onsite with the incredible cast and creatives of ‘Invisible Thread the Musical.’ The musical...
by Jessica Daniels, MS, AT Durable Medical Equipment Coordinator Mercy Health/Wellington Sports Medicine COPA Physician Practice Workgroup As a certified athletic trainer, one topic I have heard many debate involves where to turn when the demands of...
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The May NATA News highlighted the works and achievements of the seven NATA Hall of Fame 2016 inductees. While every one of them has taken a unique path to the top of the profession, they all share a common thread: a drive to improve the profession...
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Editor’s note: This column kicks off a series of mental health-related columns that will be posted on the NATA Now blog throughout May in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month. ByTimothy Neal, MS, ATC, LAT Assistant Professor/Clinical Education...
After all the votes were conuted, the winner of the NATM 2016 Poster Contest is Otsego High School Athletic Training (@Otse_GOAT) ! They will be awarded a $100 Amazon gift card and a $50 credit to the NATAGear merchandise store. You can see the top...
By Carlie Mankin and Jennifer Doherty-Restrepo, Phd, ATC, LAT According to the founder of Iota Tau Alpha (ITA), John Anderson, MEd, ATC, the saying "We heal those contending for the prize", is the direct translation of Iota Tau Alpha in Greek (...
We need your help again this year to help choose the winner of the NATM Poster Contest. We narrowed the entries down to ten of our favorites and you can see them in the folowing poll. You can vote for two, so let us know which ones you think are the...
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The NATA Board of Directors in January unanimously approved the request of the NATA Committee on Practice Advancement and the NATA Terminology Workgroup to gradually eliminate the term “physician extender” to describe athletic trainers working in...