What’s Up Doc? Securing a Team Physician for your Sports Medicine Team (ESSAT BA-7)


Join George Wham, EdD, SCAT, ATC and Kembra Mathis, MEd, ATC as they discuss pearls for how to secure a team physician.

The relationship between an athletic trainer and team physician is critical to providing appropriate medical care in secondary school athletics. Traditionally, the agreement between the team physician and the school has often been vague and informal without a written document specifying the role, duties, and responsibilities of both parties. In recent years NATA, AAOS, and ACSM have developed guidelines that can be helpful to schools in assisting the development of the relationship.

Learning Objectives:
To identify the duties of a team physician
To demonstrate resources secondary school athletic trainers might find helpful in creating a team physician agreement
To explain strategies for establishing a team physician agreement for a secondary school athletics program
Identify alternative allied healthcare providers who can contribute to the Athlete’s total care.

Domains: Healthcare Administration and Professional Responsibility
Target Audience: AT, PT, OT, MD/DO, PhD/PsyD, RN
CE Credits for Athletic Trainers Only: 1.5 Category A CEU’s, All others receive a certificate of attendance
Delivery Method: Virtual Asynchronous
Registration Fee: $9.99
Difficulty Level: Advanced

Sponsor: Gatorade Performance Partner
Cancellation Policy: Cancel Anytime and apply the payment to a future course.
ebpCENTRAL is approved by the Board of Certification to provide continuing education to certified athletic trainers. This course is approved for 1.5 Category A CEUs.


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