Regulatory Affairs includes overseeing all regulatory and legislative activity within the state or federal government relating to athletic training – with the overall goal of protecting the public. This may incorporate:
- Reviewing rules and regulations and providing feedback
- Monitoring legislative bills
- Providing support to state regulatory boards/agencies
- Collaborating with state regulatory boards/agencies, state associations, and strategic partners
The BOC has the same mission as state regulatory boards/agencies, to protect the public. We are here to support your efforts to regulate Athletic Trainers as effectively and efficiently as possible. BOC support includes, but is not limited to:
- Review of proposed rules and regulations and provides feedback for states looking to update or revise regulations
- Assistance with certification verifications
- Advocacy efforts
- Platform to communicate with other regulators
- Biannual newsletter to keep you current on BOC news
Contact Shannon Fleming for more information.
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