Online CE Course

PATS and Geisinger Health Systems Presents:
How to Maintain Our Ethical Code in and Evolving Athletic World:
Continuing Education Opportunity

This workshop covers NATA Code of Ethics, Mandatory Reporting, Do the Right Thing, Consequences, and ending with a presentation focused on applying the ethics discussed when making the return to play decisions.

The cost is $45.00 for 4.5 continuing education credits.  
For more information and to access the course, use this link. http://www.sportsafetyinternational.org/pats-ethics/ 


Education Resources

 

  1. Webinars:
    1. Resources for Evidence Based Practice: Tools for Busy Clinicians and Educators. This presentation was a good source of information and can be easily used by educators to assist clinicians with EBP.  The presentation presents specific strategies to assist athletic trainers in clinical and academic settings with the acquisition and management of information resources in order to enhance the culture of evidence guided practice and, in turn, improve patient and student outcomes.  Webinar Link: 
      http://mediasite.ics.uwex.edu/mediasite5/Viewer/?peid=916b24591eb14050b0e66b769fb9d6e81d
    2. 2011-2012 Upcoming Webinars Schedule: NATA Webinars Link: http://www.nata.org/quiz-center/webinars/schedule
  2. Presentations:
    1. From Good ACI to Great: Pearls for Evidence-Based Practice: power point presentation given at PATS Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposium June 11, 2011 by Education Committee.
  3. Online resources:
      1. New online resource: Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab and In the Field – Link: www.sportsmedres.org
      2. Athletic Training Education Journal: http://nataej.org/
  4. Fundraiser for Athletic Training Student organization:
    1. NATA Student Membership Campaign (http://www.nata.org/membership/promotional-offers/student-membership-campaign).  This is an easy way to get students involved in the profession and add a little money to the student organization.
  5. Increasing Athletic Training Education Program Visibility: 
    1. Web Blogging for Athletic Training Education Programs:  http://sluathletictraining.com/
  6. Blogging in Athletic Training:
    1. Athletic Training Education Blog: http://ateducation.blogspot.com/
    2. Board of Certification Blog: http://www.bocatc.org/blog/
  7. Content Resources:
    1. Teaching the Psychosocial Intervention & Referral content area:  Jennifer Ostrowski, Lasell College (http://www.lasell.edu/Academics/Departments/Athletic-Training-and-Exercise-Science/Faculty/Jennifer-Ostrowski.html)  Scroll to the bottom of the page and there are several resources on how to assist students.

 

 

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