Finally, there is a text that instructs both prospective and existing athletic trainers about offering services in the fast-growing, professionally rewarding corporate and industrial environment. Athletic Training in Occupational Settings comprehensively presents the ways to successfully tailor and deliver services to meet this market’s needs.
Susan Finkam, MS, ATC/L, CEA, begins by addressing "why" athletic trainers have expanded the markets they serve. An overview of this evolution into occupational settings is provided to enhance your understanding of this marketplace and the opportunities it presents. After identifying the differences, the text then shifts its attention to answering "how" an athletic trainer can practice effectively in this setting. Topics covered in this section include marketing ideas, proposal and contract writing, service delivery, and other pertinent skills.
Athletic Training in Occupational Settings also contains clinical examples and numerous professional forms to supplement the information presented. These valuable features further assist students in understanding the function of athletic trainers in occupational settings. This easy-to-read resource is also valuable for professionals either desiring a career change to a different athletic training setting or looking to develop additional services for their place of employment
Topics covered inside:
- Occupational athletic training service offerings
- Marketing methods
- Proposal and contract writing
- Facility/program management