The Board of Certification requires Athletic Trainers to complete CEUs in approved Evidence Based Practice Curriculum.
AT’s that received their BOC-certification prior to 2014 must complete 50 CEU’s during their certification maintenance period. At least 10 of these CEU’s must be focused on Evidence Based Practice curriculum.
AT’s that completed their BOC-certification in 2014 or after, must complete 25 CEU’s, which must include at least 5 Evidence Based Practice credits.
These EBP credits can be completed through workshops, seminars, conferences, webinars or home study programs. Athletic Trainers may also claim credit for these EBP CEU’s upon completion of their CAATE-accredited graduate degree program. Evidence Based Practice (EBP) Category Programs.
ImPACT Concussion Training Software offers both free and paid opportunities for CEU’s for BOC-certified athletic trainers, including courses on:
The National Athletic Trainer Association (NATA) offers Evidence-Based Practice CEU’s throughout the year for the courses listed below. Schedules vary. Check out their online calendar to register for an upcoming class.
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