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Athletic Trainer Certified (ATC)

TITLE: Athletic Trainer Certified

ABBREVIATION: ATC

DESCRIPTION:

Athletic trainers collaborate with physicians to optimize their clients’ activity. Athletic training encompasses the prevention, diagnosis, and intervention of emergency, acute, and chronic medical conditions involving impairment, functional limitations, and disabilities. Accredited programs include formal instruction in injury/illness prevention, first aid and emergency care, assessment of injury/illness, human anatomy and physiology, therapeutic modalities, and nutrition.