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Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett
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Board Name: Board of Athletic Trainers
Board ID: 18
Address: 665 Mainstream Drive, Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-532-3202
Board Contact: Sandra Sturgis
Contact Phone: 615-741-3111
Appointing Authority: Governor
TCA: 63-24-101
Duties: The Board of Athletic Trainers was created in 2006 to succeed the Board of Medical Examiners in the licensing of Athletic Trainers. An athletic trainer is a person with specific qualifications as set forth in Tennessee law who, upon the advice, consent, and oral or written prescriptions of a physician, carries out the practice of prevention, recognition, evaluation, management, disposition, treatment, or rehabilitation of athletic injuries, and in carrying out these functions the athletic trainer is authorized to use physical modalities, such as heat, light, sound, cold, electricity, or mechanical devices related to prevention, recognition, evaluation, management, disposition, rehabilitation, and treatment.
Number of Members: 5
Compensation: The members of the board shall be entitled to a per diem of one hundred dollars ($100) for each day's service in attending meetings of the board, and other official business of the board, and necessary expenses for traveling and subsistence while attending meetings.
Meeting Schedule: The Board, for administrative purposes, shall meet at least annually and at such other times as necessary to conduct the business of the board at the call of the chair
Hours Required: