Flashcards in Chapter 1- The Athletic Trainer and The Sports Medicine Team Deck (19):
The committee that works in certifying Athletic Trainers
B.O.C (Board of Certification)
The committee that is responsible for the accreditation process
C.A.A.H.E.P (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health)
Team who established the standards for Athletic Training
N.A.T.A (National Athletic Trainers Association)
The governing body for physical therapy
A.P.T.A (American Physical Therapy Association)
This person makes the final decision on an athlete in returning to play
This person makes the competitive environment safe
This person purchases the equipment
This person ensures the quality of the sports equipment
This person understands and assumes the risk in sports
Describe the relationship between the Athletic Trainer and the Team Physician
Team physician has the final authority on an athletes fitness, and they both work together on a prevention, management, and rehabilitation plan
How many hours are needed to become a certified Athletic Trainer
What is the publication of APTA?
What three members of the sports medicine team work closely together?
Coach, Athletic Trainer, and Team Physician
Who is responsible for making sure that the athlete is insured?
What are the steps in becoming a NATA certified Athletic Trainer
-successfully complete the entry level program
-pass the BOC exam
-give proof of CPR and AED certification
What is an Athletic Trainer's primary responsibility?
Prevent and care for injuries
What is a burnout?
Exhaustion from ones work- can happen a lot because of the long hours in Athletic Training
What are the roles/functions of the Athletic Trainer?
-treatment and rehabilitation