CERT MAINTENANCE DEADLINE:
Complete Your Reporting with these Tips
•;Complied;with;the;BOC Standards of
25;CEUs,;including;at;least;5;in;EBP. FOLLOW US:
2014 Certification Maintenance Fee ($50)
2015 Certification Maintenance Fee ($50)
Certified in 2013 or before:
Complete 50 CEUs total
Include at least 10 EBP CEUs
Certified in 2014:
Complete 25 CEUs total
Include at least 5 EBP CEUs
Maintain ongoing Emergency Cardiac
Care (ECC) certification at the Basic Life
Support/Professional Rescuer level or
Retain all proof of CE and ECC (including
current and expired) for up to 2 years after
December 31, 2015
Evidence Based Practice (EBP) CEUs
• The word “Evidence” in a CE program title
does not necessarily mean it is a BOC
Approved EBP Program
• All EBP CEUs must be pre-approved by
• Usewww.bocatc.org/findCE to find all
approved EBP CEUs (updated monthly!)
Comply with the BOC Standards of
Refer to your personal profile in BOC CentralTM
to confirm your completed requirements
2015 Certification Maintenance
Due December 31, 2015
Contact the BOC with any questions at
(877) 262-3926 or CE@bocatc.org.
We are here to help!
MYTH: I am in school/I am not practicing as an
Athletic Trainer, so I do not need to report CEUs or
maintain ECC certification.
FALSE: As an AT, you must maintain continuous
ECC certification and fulfill CE requirements –
regardless of whether you are in school or currently
practicing. See the complete 2014-2015 certification
maintenance requirements at www.bocatc.org.
MYTH: Grad school “automatically” counts for
FALSE: After you have earned your certification, you
may be able to earn CEUs for college courses that
fall within the domains of athletic training. You must
enter your college courses on the CE reporting form
in your BOC CentralTM personal profile.
MYTH: ATs owe 75 CEUs every 2 years.
FALSE: ATs must complete 50 CEUs every 2 years;
however, ATs who were newly certified in 2014 must
complete 25 CEUs. CEUs are due December 31,
MYTH: If I renew my NATA membership anytime
within the year, I do not have to pay certification maintenance fees to the BOC.
FALSE: You can pay a discounted annual certification maintenance fee at the same time as your NATA
dues only during the NATA billing cycle (between
October-April 30th). If you do not renew during this
period, or if you are not an NATA member, you can
pay the $50 annual fee at BOC CentralTM after April
30th of each year.
MYTH: My CPR card counts for CEUs.
FALSE: You must be continuously certified in ECC
to maintain your BOC certification. However, ECC
courses are NOT eligible for CEUs.
MYTH: Any course with “evidence” in the title counts
for the EBP Category.
FALSE: The only acceptable activities for the EBP
category are those that are pre-approved by the
BOC. Find them at www.bocatc.org/find CE.
MYTHS AND FACTS TO DO:
We know you have a lot to keep track
of as an AT, so we created this handy
“To Do” list to help you with your BOC
requirements. Download the PDF from
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