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“AT Moms Find Support With Facebook Group,” featured in the February NATA New s , shared how Sara Whiteside, MS, ATC, and Christy Carlson, MAED, ATC, used the social media platform to connect athletic trainers who are also mothers around the country...
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NATA Student Leadership Committee Chair Jon Reidy discovered his love of athletic training early on. “I have a very typical story,” said Reidy, who played several sports growing up. “I went into the athletic training facility [after an injury] my...
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Athletic trainers Larry Heck, ATC, with World Wrestling Entertainment Inc., Kori Kirschner, MS, ATC, with Marvel Universe Live! and Megan Richardson, MS, ATC, clinical specialist with the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries, shared what it’s like to...
Over the past six months, two high profile opportunities became available to NATA President Scott Sailor. He was given the chance to become a regular contributor to both USA Today High School Sports and the Huffington Post. Since last August, he has...
By the NATA Committee on Practice Advancement Military Workgroup Musckuloskeletal (MSK) injuries are the single largest impediment to operational readiness in the military setting. Over 600,000 services members sustain a MSK each year, resulting in...
Sean Burfeind, MS, ATC, OTC and JJ Wetherington, MS, ATC, OTC, members of the NATA Committee on Practice Advancement Physician Practice Workgroup, have put together an informative document about Relative Value Units (RVUs) for athletic trainers...
Here is the December update from our Government Affairs department Federal Legislation and Regulation H.R. 921: The Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act, has 103 co-sponsors, and the Senate version, S. 689, has seven co-sponsors. H.R. 829: The SAFE...
by Denise Alosa, MS, ATC One of the most important work relationships you can foster as a secondary school athletic trainer is that of your local EMS team. You do not want the first time you meet your EMS squad to be while you are standing over an...
by Dale Grooms, ATC Have you ever thought of hosting your own Sports Medicine Conference? It can be a lot of work, but is well worth the effort. These local CEU events are an excellent opportunity to create low cost, yet effective, learning...
The Executive Committee for Education has started a series of webinars to answer questions members raised regarding the degree transition. Here is the first video: Degree Transition Considerations and Programmatic Self-Assessment