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2013-07-12 23:33:18

Athletic trainers (ATs) from across the state traveled to Albany on May 22nd to meet with Legislators and garner support for Bills S4465 and A6678, legislation that would update the ATs Practice Act. In meeting with over twenty Legislators as well as other NYS organizations, much progress was made towards the future passage of the bills, and it was ensured that these key issues would remain on the minds of Legislators as they head to their home districts as the 2013 legislative session is...

2013-06-28 23:23:33

Athletic trainers (ATs) were integral in saving the lives of three NYS high school sports officials in just four months earlier this year. The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) applauds the efforts of these ATs and the schools that employ them, and recognizes the need for emphasizing sports healthcare in this at-risk population. White Plains, NY (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Since January, 2013, certified athletic trainers (ATs) have helped save the lives of three...

2013-06-25 23:04:05

ImPACT Trained Athletic Trainer (ITAT) Program Provides Advanced Training and Leadership Opportunities Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 ImPACT Applications, Inc. introduced the IMPACT Trained Athletic Trainers (ITAT) program today at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) 2013 Clinical Symposium and Convention. The ITAT Program presents athletic trainers a new opportunity to become leaders in ImPACT Test administration and concussion management. NATA has announced that...

2013-06-24 23:04:51

Presagia Sports’ Athlete EHR Now Includes an Athlete Portal with Self-registration Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Presagia, the leading developer of athlete health management software solutions, announced today powerful new features in Presagia Sports to better engage athletes in their own health management and an update from the SCAT2 to SCAT3. Presagia Sports, an Athlete Electronic Health Record (EHR) system, will now include an Athlete Portal with self-registration which allows...

2013-06-19 23:25:43

In knowing the need for concussion awareness is glaringly present, the New York State Athletic Trainers´ Association (NYSATA) hosted a concussion education forum as a public service to the community at-large. The session was part of NYSATA´s annual Conference, which further included presentations about cutting-edge research on post-concussion management, living with post-concussive degenerative syndromes, and preparing for sudden cardiac emergencies. Jamestown, NY (PRWEB) June 19,...

2013-05-30 23:00:17

Athletic trainers (ATs) are well versed in responding to sudden, even traumatic, emergency situations, but nothing like what unfolded on that harrowing day in April at the Boston Marathon. The New York State Athletic Trainers´ Association (NYSATA) and the District II National Athletic Trainers´ Association is proud to recognize the ATs who, in the face of unknown dangers, helped care for victims of the tragic events in Boston on that now infamous afternoon. Poughkeepsie, NY...

2013-05-29 23:30:04

KORT's Athletic Training Program at Central High School sends student to National Health Sciences Competition. Central High School senior Christopher Dinwiddie is heading to Nashville later this month to compete at the HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) National Leadership Conference in the National Competitive Events program where he will test his knowledge and skills in sports medicine against students from all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) May 29, 2013...

2013-05-21 23:23:51

Behind the sponsorship of Senator Mark Grisanti (R-Buffalo) and Assemblyman Charles Lavine (D-Long Island), two identical bills have been introduced into the NYS legislature — one in the Senate and one in the Assembly — to update the Practice Act for athletic trainers (ATs). Since the inception of their Practice Act over twenty years ago, the AT profession has grown and evolved significantly, and this update is long overdue to ensure that certified athletic trainers can continue...


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