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Certification Maintenance Requirements

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Athletic Trainers (ATs) are required to complete the following to maintain their certification:

Click here to download the 2014-2015 Certification Maintenance Requirements

Click here to download the 2013 Certification Maintenance Requirements
Standards of Professional Practice
ATs are required to comply with the BOC Standards of Professional Practice, which consists of Practice Standards and the Code of Professional Responsibility.

Emergency Cardiac Care
ATs must maintain ongoing Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC) certification at the Basic Life Support/Professional Rescuer level or beyond.

Certification Maintenance Fee
ATs are required to pay an annual certification maintenance fee.

Continuing Education
ATs must complete a predetermined number of continuing education units (CEUs) during the certification maintenance period. The current period ends December 31, 2015.
  • ATs certified before 2014 must complete 50 CEUs, which must include at least 10 Evidence Based Practice (EBP) CEUs.
  • ATs certified in 2014 must complete 25 CEUs, which must include at least 5 Evidence Based Practice (EBP) CEUs.

Download a “To Do” list to make sure you are on track to fulfill all your certification maintenance requirements by December 31!