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How do I get an athletic trainer license?
As a new graduate from an athletic trainer program you may obtain a temporary license if you are eligible for, and have registered for the next available certification examination. Contact Professional Credential Services, Inc. (PCS) at (877) 887-9727 for an application packet.
What does an athletic trainer do?
Athletic trainers are health care professionals who assist injured athletes under the supervision of a licensed physician. Though athletic trainers are most associated with school athletic departments, gyms, sports clubs and professional sports organizations, their skills are helpful in other industries.
Can an athletic trainer be a physical therapy assistant?
Can an Athletic Trainer Be a Physical Therapy Assistant? Athletic trainers and physical therapy assistants, or PTAs, perform some similar tasks, such as teaching exercises, and both work with the musculoskeletal system. In other respects, however, the two occupations are different.
What are the requirements to become an athletic trainer in NY?
General Requirements. Any use of the title certified athletic trainer within New York State requires licensure. To be licensed as a certified athletic trainer in New York State you must: be at least 21 years of age; meet education requirements; and. meet examination requirements.