The CES reported to the PAC the survey results from the questionnaire and the contents of the 2-section Examination.
This questionnaire was developed by the Certification Examination Subcommittee to solicitate for the Certification Examination in 1968.
Lindsy Mclean stated reasons why NATA should go forth with the development of Certification Examination with Athletic trainers.
response to examination
Lindsey Mclean is concerned about the terminology "Athletic Trainer" because the name "Athletic Trainer" they don't think it'll be benificial in the future
Professional Advancement Committee meeting
The Committee wants all trainers to review the Initial 5 pathways to certification as of Dec 31, 1969.
Target date for Certification
NATA suggests that all districts should review The initial 5 pathways to certification.
Examination gets out
24 of the candidates took the Examination at the NATA annual meeting.
Women take the Examination
The first Woman took the Examination in St. Louis.
increase of certification offers
A private sector would be created to certify agencies. This would cause a huge increase of certifications.
More people use Athletic training
Robert Barton introduces Athletic training more to the public and different audiences.
The NCHCA was created for maintained using better testing
NATA and the NCHCA
NATA needed to ensure the quality and fairness of certification so they applied to NCHCA.
eligibility for accreditation
NATA modified the governance to comply with the commissions criterion 2c
NATA recommendation approval
The resposibility and accountability was handed over to the board of certification. The board of directors was responsible for recommendations, to accept a recommendation a person from each district has to vote.
Role Delineation panel
This panel was created to identify the performance domains that define the profession.
Certification examination test specifications
The Certification examination test specifications was made by the results of the panel study.
ATC and CAT
NATA registered the patent certification marks as ACT and CAT and could prevent anyone else from using those exact marks.
The NATABOC was a separate organization that was responsible for certifying practitioners.
ACT credential eliminated
due to the separate incorporation NATABOC the ATC had no more people to train because of efficiency so they got eliminated
Athletic trainer population rises
From 1970 there was about 1600 athletic trainers and about 38 years later there is a wopping 15000 certified athletic trainers in that decade alone.