Standards of Professional Practice
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[Report] any suspected or known violation of a rule,
requirement, regulation or law by him/herself and/or by
another Athletic Trainer that is related to the practice of
athletic training, public health, patient care or education.
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Maintenance of Competence
The BOC has the only accredited
certification program for ATs in the
US. Since 1982, the BOC has
been continuously accredited
by the National Commission for
Certifying Agencies (NCCA).
The BOC must undergo review
and reaccreditation every 5 years
through the NCCA, which is the
accreditation body of Institute for
Credentialing Excellence (ICE).
The Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) has been responsible for the
certification of Athletic Trainers (ATs) since 1969. The BOC was the
certification arm of the professional membership organization the
National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) until 1989 when the
BOC became an independent non-profit organization.
The BOC exists so that healthcare professionals worldwide have
access to globally recognized standards of competence and
exceptional credentialing programs that support them in the protection
of the public and the provision of excellent patient care.
To provide exceptional credentialing programs for healthcare
professionals to assure protection of the public.
Integrity, Professionalism, Fairness, Transparency, Service