2018 Agenda

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The Practice Act: Current and Future Applications to My Clinical Practice

Time: 10:15 AM-11:15 AM

CEUs: 1.0

Learning Domain

Healthcare Administration and Professional Responsibility

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to explain how the athletic trainer’s clinical practice is governed by the Nebraska athletic training practice act as it applies to their professional responsibility and public protection.
Participants will be able to summarize the general steps associated with changing/updating a practice act in Nebraska, including the 407 process and the role of the licensure department.

Program Description

Knowing the scope of your practice is one of the important parts of professional responsibility for athletic trainers in the State of Nebraska. It is also important to understand the process of changing the practice act as the knowledge, skills, and abilities of athletic trainers continuously expands. Becky Wisell, Licensure Unit Administrator for the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, will walk through the practice act as it relates to your current practice and how it could shape the future of athletic training.

Speaker Bios

Becky Wisell
Licensure Unit Administrator
State of Nebraska



The target audience for this conference is certified athletic trainers, allied health care professionals and athletic training students.


The NSATA Summer Education Conference program includes Essential and Advanced level sessions.

The Nebraska State Athletic Trainers’ Association is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers.


Statements of Credit will be provided electronically after to the conference to each attendee who completes the following:

  • Registered and paid fee
  • Sign-in at conference
  • Attend the conference
  • Complete and return participant assessment and program evaluation