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 •  December 4

BOC Athletic Trainer Director Jim Malseed, MEd, ATC, RAA was recently inducted into the Eastern Athletic Trainers Association (EATA) Hall of Fame '49 Club. Malseed currently serves on the BOC Board of Directors. The ’49 Club was established to recognize illustrious members of our profession whose contributions to the association have been...

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 •  November 29

Posted November 28, 2017 By Cherie Trimberger, Communications Coordinator In the eyes of a continuing education (CE) who-done-it mystery, Category D comes across as the “unlikely suspect.” This is because most Athletic Trainers (ATs) often overlook Category D. So why is Category D such a mystery? Demystify Category D by remembering the following:...

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 •  November 22

Posted November 21, 2017 By Sarah Walters, MOL, LAT When you’re walking into a job interview, it’s easy to get caught up in the emotion of the moment. Here are a few things to keep in mind for your next interview. It isn’t an interrogation! It’s a conversation. Make sure you add something about organizational fit. Ask any Athletic Trainer (AT)...

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 •  November 17

Posted November 17, 2017 By Elizabeth L. Augustine, MS, LAT, ATC Practicing as an Athletic Trainer (AT) in a high school setting, I encountered this situation numerous times. An athlete sprains his ankle. We work through his rehabilitation and he is finally functional and able to progress through a return to play protocol. He has returned to...

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 •  November 6

The BOC Board of Directors has appointed a new Corporate/Educational Director to serve on the Board. Diana M. Settles, MAT, ATC will take office in January 2019 following a year of mentorship and learning. Settles has 24 years of experience working with The United States Department of Defense. The US Department of Defense is not only in charge of...

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 •  November 1

Posted November 1, 2017 By Jeremy D. Howard, MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS, CES, PES, ITAT The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), published a position statement on concussions in 2014, a document that assists in guiding the practice of ATs caring for concussed athletes. In the position statement, the NATA recommends participants of collision or...

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 •  October 18

During the election for BOC Athletic Trainer Director, we have been keeping track of the percentage of Athletic Trainers in each state who voted during the election. Online voting closed on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 11:59pm. Congratulations to Arkansas for taking first place! Montana was in second place, and Texas was close behind in third...

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 •  October 11

Arianne M. Davis, M.Ed, AT, ATC, ROT is Head Athletic Trainer for Lake Superior State University. She has been working in this setting for over 3 years. Describe your setting: I work for Lake Superior State University (LSSU) in the University Athletics department. We are D2, with D1 ice hockey. How long have you worked in this setting? This is my...

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 •  September 27

Posted September 27, 2017 By Elizabeth L. Augustine, MS, LAT, ATC The following are the main modifications made to the Consensus statement on concussion in sport. The 2016 statement includes the modification in italics and I attempted to highlight the most updated info that was agreed upon in, within the update’s respective section. Please see the...

BOARD OF CERTIFICATION

 •  September 21

Voting is open for 1 new representative to the BOC Board of Directors.
Voting for members of the BOC Board of Directors is both a privilege of your AT certification and a responsibility of importance to the BOC's future. Members of the Board of Directors make decisions about your profession, including the standards of athletic training,...