NATA Now

By Brian Murray, Go4Ellis Kicking off with EATA in Boston on Jan. 5, the Go4Ellis crew is hitting the road in 2018 to meet with athletic trainers in person. We are crashing conventions and annual meetings in cities across the country. Our mission is...
go4Ellis app blog post
The following is a message from Go4Ellis, one of NATA's Exclusive Preferred Providers . The Go4Ellis app matches athletic trainers looking for per diem work directly with the people and organizations who need ATs for practices, games and events. At...
go4Ellis app blog post
NATA welcomes its newest Preferred Provider Go4Ellis , a mobile platform created by NXTsports to improve youth sports safety by making it easier to directly connect athletic trainers with per diem opportunities at youth sporting events. This app...
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By Daniel Ruedeman, MA, ATC, LAT When you think of the physician practice setting, what do you think about? What is it? Who works in this setting? What are they doing in this setting? Is this setting for me? When I first started at the University of...
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In January, the NATA Board of Directors approved a proposal to restructure and expand the NATA College/University Athletic Trainers’ Committee (CUATC) into the Intercollegiate Council for Sports Medicine (ICSM) to address the varying needs of...
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The February NATA News cover story examines the occupational health setting and the athletic trainers who are caring for this unique active population. In it, Jose Morales, MA, ATC, CEAS, a safety specialist at the Toyota plant in San Antonio,...
By Karen Fennell, MS, ATC NATA Representative to the AMA CPT Coding Panel Since 2012, the NATA has been actively working with physicians and other health care professionals on a new structure to the American Medical Association (AMA) Current...
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By Rachel Brown, MS, ATC Integrating athletic trainers in Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) programs is a unique, yet sometimes overlooked, opportunity. ROTC programs are offered at more than 1,000 colleges and universities across the country...
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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Since becoming an athletic trainer, Angela Sneed, ATC, has found a place in motorsports, caring for pit crew members. While caring for these industrial athletes, who oftentimes work nonstop during the 38-week season, is challenging as well as...