About the PA Athletic Trainers Society

Athletic Trainers are multiskilled health care professionals who are college educated to provide services for those who are physically active. At this time, Athletic Trainers have a minimum of a bachelors degree from a four-year accredited institution; however, more than forty percent of nationally certified Athletic Trainers in Pennsylvania have masters or doctoral degrees. The education of Athletic Trainers is steeped heavily in the basic and applied sciences, such as chemistry, physics, biology, physiology, anatomy, psychology, and sociology. There also is a strong clinical internship requirement for all Athletic Training students, mandating experience under a nationally Certified Athletic Trainer. Pennsylvania boasts one of the highest number of accredited Athletic Training Programs in the nation (20).

What We Do...

P - Promote the profession of athletic training through public awareness and education.

A - Advocate the athletic trainer as recognized health care providers through continual legislative pursuits and stakeholder relationships.

T - Transact business on behalf of the Society’s membership in a prudent, effective, and collaborative manner.

S - Serve the membership by providing educational, research, scholarship, leadership, and networking opportunities.

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Don't forget to renew your PA license!!
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PATS Quarterly Newsletter is here!

 

Pennsylvania Cable News (PCN presents "A Consumer’s Guide to the Management and Care of Concussion in Sport"

 

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Upcoming Events...

 

 

CPRS Physical Therapy is honored to present:

Evaluation and Treatment of Superior Labral (SLAP) Tears of the Shoulder
by Dr. Aman Dhawan

Marathon Medicine: A Case Based Review of Exercise Associated Collapse by Dr. Matthew Silvis
Thursday February 23, 2017 Time: 6:30 Refreshments/ 7:00 Lecture

Location: CPRS Physical Therapy (102 N. Baltimore St, Dillsburg) Flyer
Sponsor: PSECU (psecu.com)

Current Management of ACL Injuries by Dr. Seth Baublitz
Thursday March 2, 2017 Time: 6:30 Refreshments/ 7:00 Lecture

Location: Heart of Lancaster Hospital (1500 Highlands Dr, Lititz) Flyer

 

-more info on the CEU Opportunities page

 

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