Archive for October 2019

Entering a New World as an Athletic Trainer

I walked into the locker room, but this was not a locker room that I was used to.  Instead of being surrounded by sweaty, robust athletes in a bustling environment, furiously searching through their bags for a protein bar and their sports shoes, I was welcomed to a quiet room with shelves of scrubs stacked…

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Residency 101 by Morgan Melquist MS, LAT, ATC, OTC

Residency 101 What’s in a name? Per the Standards for the Accreditation of Post-Professional Athletic Training Residency Programs established by CAATE, the mission of a post-professional residency advances preparation of an athletic training practitioner through a planned program of clinical and didactic education in a specialized area utilizing an evidence-based approach to enhance patient care1.…

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