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The Vermont Statutes Online

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Title 26 : Professions and Occupations

Chapter 083 : Athletic Trainers

(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 4151a)
  • § 4151a. Practice contexts; referral required for clinical care

    (a) A person licensed under this chapter may provide athletic training:

    (1) by formal engagement with a team, school, college, university, league, or other sporting organization, to affiliated athletes participating in organized sports or athletic teams at an interscholastic, intramural, instructional, intercollegiate, amateur, or professional level;

    (2) upon referral of an athlete or physically active individual to an athletic training clinic;

    (3) by engagement with an employer or organization for the purpose of educating groups on the care and prevention of athletic and orthopedic injuries or conditioning appropriate to physical demands upon employees or members; or

    (4) in a bona fide emergency necessitating response care of an injured athlete.

    (b) Practice outside the settings set forth in subsection (a) of this section, including clinical practice without referral, exceeds an athletic trainer’s scope of practice. Such practice is not entitled to the protections of section 4160 of this chapter and may be sanctioned as unprofessional conduct. (Added 2019, No. 30, § 24.)