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Please “save the date” for the 2018 NATA Foundation Call for Research Abstracts for presentation at the 2019 NATA Clinical Symposia and AT Expo in June in Las Vegas, Nevada. The abstract submission system will open to receive submissions on Oct. 15...
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Welcome to the first-ever “For Students; By Students” blog post, a way for you to keep up with the world of athletic training. Here’s what’s going on: News from NATA The Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act was signed into law by President Trump...
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NATA is conducting its biennial Salary Survey this October and needs your help to ensure the athletic training profession is properly represented. NATA is dedicated to representing, engaging and fostering the continued growth and development of the...
This week At Your Own Risk, NATA’s public awareness campaign, will co-host two Facebook Live events aimed at educating the public on two important sports-related health issues: concussions and athlete mental health, and the ATs role in each...
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After several years of collaborative work with members of Congress, the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (H.R 302/S. 808) was signed into law by President Trump Oct. 5, a monumental event for NATA and the athletic training profession. “The...
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Hello students and welcome to the SLC’s To The Students, an open letter from ATs Care Part 2! ATs Care is a program designed to offer crisis management training opportunities for athletic trainers with the effects after a critical incident. This is...
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UPDATE: The Senate passed the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act Oct. 3. The bill will now go to the President for signature. UPDATE: The House of Representatives approved language changes made by the Senate and passed the Sports Medicine...
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Hello Students and welcome to the SLC’s To The Students, an open letter from ATs Care! ATs Care is a program designed to offer crisis management training opportunities for athletic trainers with the effects after a critical incident. This is a peer-...
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By Kim Diggs Every day, Cari Wood, ATC, athletic trainer for Redmond High School, in Redmond, Oregon, and former NATA District Ten director, wades through hallways brimming with chatting students and smiling faces. On Dec. 14, 2017, RHS lost one of...
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By Kim Diggs After years of service as an athletic trainer – treating countless injuries, providing emotional support and guidance to hundreds of athletes – Larry Cooper, MS, LIAT, ATC, former chair of the NATA Secondary School Athletic Trainers’...