The 2017 BOC Athletic Trainer Regulatory
Conference will be held July 14-15 in Omaha,
Nebraska. The conference assists regulators
and state leaders in developing strategic
initiatives and resolutions to protect both the
public and credential holder. Program topics
are appropriate for all audiences with a vested
interest in the athletic training regulation,
leadership and public protection. Athletic
Trainers will receive continuing education
credits for attending.
Fees for the conference are $250 for general
attendees and $100 for students from a
CAATE accredited program. The registration
fee includes breakfast, lunch and an evening
reception on Friday and breakfast on Saturday.
The conference begins at 8:00am on Friday,
July 14 and ends at noon on Saturday, July 15.
Personal invitations have been sent to state
regulatory agencies and state association
Presidents. These invitations include an event
invite code which will allow them to take
advantage of BOC funding.
All other guests can visit the BOC website to
register for the conference.
Learn more at www.bocatc.org/conference.
New activities will qualify for Evidence Based Practice
(EBP) CEUs during the 2016-2017 reporting period.
The expanded list will help ATs receive credit for
activities that rely on EBP principles but were not
previously counted under this category. At the right is a
list of these activities.
ATs can search the BOC’s new online directory to
find all BOC approved home studies and live events,
including EBP Category programs. The directory is
continuously updated. Complete information on eligible
EBP Category programs is available in the 2016-2017
Certification Maintenance Requirements document.
New Ways to Earn EBP CEUs
Qualifying journal quizzes that were previously counted in
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
(ACCME) Category 1 CME programs offered by BOC
Approved Providers and pre-approved by the BOC
Authorship of a peer-reviewed journal article addressing
patient-oriented clinical research or translational research
Post-certification coursework from a CAATE accredited AT
post professional program
Accredited medical or healthcare provider residency or
fellowship with a focus closely related to athletic training
Graduate of a PhD/EdD/DSc/DAT program may qualify if
dissertation has a narrow focus of athletic training
MORE ACTIVITIES COUNT FOR EBP CEUS
2017 BOC ATHLETIC TRAINER