OPEN COMMENT PERIOD FOR PROPOSED CAATE ETHICS STANDARD

In September, 2014 the CAATE held an open comment period to solicit feedback on a Code of Ethics proposed by the CAATE Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee. The Commission received extensive feedback which was relayed back to this Committee. The Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee has since collaborated with the Standards Committee to recommend the […]



CAATE President Honored at GLATA Annual Meeting

Dr. Mark Merrick, President of the CAATE and Director of Ohio State University’s Athletic Training Division, has been named as a recipient of the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association (GLATA) Outstanding Educator Award for 2016.  He was presented the award during the ?2016 GLATA Annual Meeting and Symposium in Wheeling, IL this week.  The purpose of the […]



CAATE President to Represent the Strategic Alliance at the IOM Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education

The Strategic Alliance has jointly agreed to participate as member-sponsors of the IOM Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education.  Dr. Mark Merrick, CAATE President, will represent the Strategic Alliance at this forum by participating in The Role of Accreditation in Enhancing Quality and Innovation in Health Professions Education –A Workshop. This ad hoc […]



Call For Nominations for the Bob & Lynn Caruthers Service Award

The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) invites and encourages peer and self-nomination(s) of individuals for the Bob and Lynn Caruthers Service Award. This award will be given to an individual that demonstrates the character and performance traits Bob and Lynn Caruthers displayed in their respective careers. Both Bob and Lynn demonstrated significant […]



OFFICIAL COMMUNICATION REGARDING UPCOMING REVIEW AND ACTIONS RELATED TO PROFESSIONAL STANDARD 11

The U.S. Congress, the U.S. Department of Education, the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the public have all voiced recent concerns with consumer protection and assurance of quality outcomes in higher education, and the transparent reporting of those outcomes by institutions and accreditors. As such, the CAATE is accountable to ensure that the […]



Congratulations

Congratulations to all three CAATE Commissioners who will be honored at the NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo in Baltimore, MD.  Mark Merrick, Eric Sauers, and Mark Laursen were selected as recipients of the NATA’s Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award for 2016. The Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer award recognizes NATA members who have demonstrated exceptional commitment […]



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DON’T FORGET TO CLICK SUBMIT

Attention Program Directors: If you have had a rejoinder or progress report due recently, please check to ensure that you have submitted your response following the signature phase.  Once the email notification is received that the signature phase has been completed, the Program Director will need to login to eAccreditation to submit the response for […]



Call For Nominations for the Bob & Lynn Caruthers Service Award

The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) invites and encourages peer and self-nomination(s) of individuals for the Bob and Lynn Caruthers Service Award. This award will be given to an individual that demonstrates the character and performance traits Bob and Lynn Caruthers displayed in their respective careers. Both Bob and Lynn demonstrated significant […]



POST-PROFESSIONAL ATHLETIC TRAINING RESIDENCY

An editorial by Forrest Pecha, MS, ATC, CSCS, OTC Webster’s definition of residency includes: “A period of advanced training in a medical specialty.” This is important to understand when considering the goals and standards of post-professional athletic training residency programs (PPATR). The breadth of professional athletic training educational knowledge is wide, however the depth is […]