What is Contemporary Expertise?

This is the process of leveraging training and knowledge of concepts/best practices in the athletic training field, keeping them contemporary. This works over urgent/emergent care, prevention and wellness, and primary care. It also includes orthopedics, rehab, behavioral health, performance, and pediatric fields. It represents ongoing advanced education, clinical experience and research, and other forms of learning. Expertise should determine an individual’s role in athletic training programs