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Athletic Training Education Program

Preceptors

The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education defines a Preceptor as a certified/licensed professional who teaches and evaluates students in a clinical setting using an actual patient base.  The qualifications and responsibilities of a Preceptor are as follows:

Preceptor Qualifications:

  • Be credentialed by the state in a health care profession
  • Not be currently enrolled in the professional athletic training education program at the institution
  • Receive planned and ongoing education from the program designed to promote a constructive learning environment

Preceptor Responsibilities:

  • Supervise students during clinical education
  • Provide instruction and assessment of the current knowledge, skills, and clinical abilities designated by the Commission
  • Provide instruction and opportunities for the student to develop clinical integration proficiencies, communication skills and clinical decision-making during actual patient/client care
  • Provide assessment of athletic training students’ clinical integration proficiencies, communication skills and clinical decision-making during actual patient/client care;
  • Facilitate the clinical integration of skills, knowledge, and evidence regarding the practice of athletic training
  • Demonstrate understanding of and compliance with the program's policies and procedures

If you are interested in serving as a Preceptor, then please submit the form below to the Clinical Education Coordinator.


Athletic Training Education Program