Professional Development

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By Kim Diggs In honor of Mental Health Month, NATA is conducting a mental health blog series throughout May to examine different facets of this topic and how they impact athletic trainers and their patients. This post focuses on an initiative...
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In honor of Mental Health Month, NATA is conducting a mental health blog series throughout May to examine different facets of this topic and how they impact athletic trainers and their patients. This post focuses on the NATA 2019 Best Practice Forum...
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There are several factors to consider when determining which athletic training program is the right fit for you. It's important to investigate potential programs and weigh how each does or doesn't meet your personal needs. While cost is an important...
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The Development section (on pages 33-37) of the December NATA News included details on many ways that NATA helped enhance the profession this year through programs, services and education designed to improve patient outcomes. Two major contributors...
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Having a proper job description document for every position on the athletic training team is critical. From job proposals and new hire recruitment to job training and performance evaluations, everything stems from the job description document...
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Students who are attending the 69th NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo this June in New Orleans will get the chance to learn from industry leaders during the annual Athletic Training Student Seminar. Held annually, ATSS is coordinated by the NATA...
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Certified athletic trainers who participate in all three days of the NATA 69th Clinical Symposia & AT Expo can earn up to 25 CEUs. One-day registrants can earn up to 8 CEUs for a Wednesday or Thursday registration or up to 9 CEUs for a Friday...
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Cover letters, résumés and references – oh my! These three simple items can often be intimidating because of the large impact they have during the job hunt. To help students put their best foot forward and guide them as they apply for internships,...
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The April NATA News features a preview of “Covering Yourself When Working Per Diem,” a NATA 2018 session held by the NATA Young Professionals’ Committee from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. June 29 in New Orleans. “I think there is a lot of great opportunity in...
compassionate language in health care
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From the editor: This blog is the last entry in the weekly series we’re running during National Athletic Training Month to highlight different aspects athletic trainers should consider as they strive to provide “compassionate care for all.” ATs work...