Coronavirus Updates and FAQs


Frequently Asked Questions (updated 4/1/20)


12/1/20 CAATE Temporary Change to the BOC Pass Rate Algorithm

The Commission assembled a task force to evaluate the 2019-2020 exam data, benchmark with peer health care accreditors, review CHEA and DOE guidance regarding programmatic outcomes, and provided a recommendation to the Board regarding how to best respond to stakeholder concerns. During the Commission’s November Board meeting, the following decision was made regarding the 2019-2020 BOC exam performance.

The Commission approved a temporary change to our accreditation action algorithm for pass rate non-compliance…


11/2/20 CAATE Statement on the Coronavirus

Statement includes updates and information on the following:

  • Delayed Program Completion
  • Programmatic Outcomes/Pass-Rate Standards
  • Clinical Education
  • Distance Learning


Previously released updates:

  • 3/19/20 CAATE Update: Delivery of Clinical Education
    • In the response to the growing concerns over the loss of clinical education site due to closures or the prohibition on all non-essential personnel the, Commission provides the following guidance regarding the use of telemedicine/telehealth to deliver clinical education…

Strategic Partner Resources

Click here to access The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) statements regarding the impact of COVID-19.

Click here to access The Board of Certification (BOC) statements regarding the impact of COVID-19.