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1

The committee that works in certifying Athletic Trainers

B.O.C (Board of Certification)

2

The committee that is responsible for the accreditation process

C.A.A.H.E.P (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health)

3

Team who established the standards for Athletic Training

N.A.T.A (National Athletic Trainers Association)

4

The governing body for physical therapy

A.P.T.A (American Physical Therapy Association)

5

This person makes the final decision on an athlete in returning to play

Team Physician

6

This person makes the competitive environment safe

Athletic Trainer

7

This person purchases the equipment

Equipment Manager

8

This person ensures the quality of the sports equipment

Coach

9

This person understands and assumes the risk in sports

Player

10

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

11

How many hours are needed to become a certified Athletic Trainer

1500

12

What is the publication of APTA?

JOSPT

13

What three members of the sports medicine team work closely together?

Coach, Athletic Trainer, and Team Physician

14

Who is responsible for making sure that the athlete is insured?

Athletic Trainer

15

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

16

What is an Athletic Trainer's primary responsibility?

Prevent and care for injuries

17

What is a burnout?

Exhaustion from ones work- can happen a lot because of the long hours in Athletic Training

18

What are the roles/functions of the Athletic Trainer?

-prevention
-clinical evaluation
-immediate care
-treatment and rehabilitation
-organization/administration
-professional responsibilities

19

What are the four types of licensure in Athletic Training

-licensure
-certification
-registration
-exemption