Blog Posts in Advocacy

March 27, 2019 by Beth Sitzler
By Kim Diggs Updated April 16, 2019 In celebration of National Athletic Training Month (NATM), the North Carolina Athletic Trainers’ Association (NCATA) curated a public art exhibition of original photographs and illustrations showcasing patient...
March 12, 2019 by Beth Sitzler
By Kim Diggs Getting government backing on issues that directly affect athletic trainers is no easy feat. This is why the Colorado Athletic Trainers’ Association (CATA) has recently galvanized athletic trainers statewide, utilized the social...
January 29, 2019 by Beth Sitzler
Negotiating salary with a new employer can be intimidating. The February NATA News features a salary negotiation infographic handout that offers 10 tips to help members as they discuss compensation with a new employer. Provided by the Business of...
January 7, 2019 by Beth Sitzler
By Kim Diggs Every year, high school students return to school; the football season revs up, and media outlets far and wide ask the same question: Is football safe for students? In 2016, Oklahoma Athletic Trainers’ Association (OATA) decided to get...
December 20, 2018 by Beth Sitzler
By Kim Diggs On the heels of a bipartisan triumph for sports medicine, NATA members will get the opportunity to participate in an annual political tradition. ATs from all over the country will travel to Washington, D.C., to participate in the annual...
November 7, 2018 by Beth Sitzler
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By Kim Diggs After a two-year stint, the Back to Sports Grant Program has come to a close. Held in partnership with the National Football League and American Heart Association (AHA), the mini-grant program awarded 188 NATA members with a grant to be...
October 3, 2018 by JordanG
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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...