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The athletic trainer skill set – Continuing Education

10 Feb

The typical athletic trainer has a diverse skill set that they constantly develop.  This series of blog entries will seek to focus on the skill set that most athletic trainers possess in order to effectively do their job in the traditional setting.  Collectively, this skill set makes the AT a very valuable and unique resource to the athletes, coaches and administration that they serve.

Continuing Education

In order to maintain the ATC Credential from the NATABOC, the AT has to get continuing education hours every 3 years.  Currently, 75 hours must be obtained in the 3 year cycle.  Most of those hours must be from approved course providers. 

Why am I listing continuing education as a skill set?  Because this aspect of an AT’s professional development is open ended.  Continue reading