Re: Athletic trainer in PT practice

Depending on your state, most ATC's act in a similar role as a PT. I worked in a sports medicine clinic for over six years. We had a team approach. I saw my students from the high school that I covered as my own patient load. I also saw many of our other patients. The PT's did the evaluation and I implemented the treatment, charted and did the re-eval on the patients. I also sent documentation of the referring physician. I however, did not work as an aide. You won't find many ATC's, whom mostly all have a master's degree to do the work that only requires a high school education. ATC's can be a wonderful asset to your staff. I also did some marketing to our community to build physician relations and increase our patient referrals with key doctors in our areas.

Posted By kerryATC on September 08, 2008 at 11:29:35:

In Reply to: Athletic trainer in PT practice posted by Alma, SPT on May 03, 2008 at 19:21:03:

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