Becoming a Preceptor


Program Effectiveness

Instructional Skills


Preceptor Training Workshop - Health Care Administration

In order to demonstrate knowledge of the practice of athletic training, to think critically about the practices involved in the athletic training, including the ability to integrate knowledge, skill and behavior, and to assume professional responsibility, the entry-level certified athletic trainer must possess the knowledge and skills to develop, administer, and manage a health care facility and associated venues that provide health care to athletes and others involved in physical activity. The use of learning objectives and outcomes in health care administration ensures that the student is able to:

Psychomotor Competencies

  1. Develop risk management plans, including facility design, for safe and efficient health care facilities.
  2. Develop a risk management plan that addresses issues of liability reduction; security, fire, and facility hazards; electrical and equipment safety; and emergency preparedness.
  3. Develop policy and write procedures to guide the intended operation of athletic training services within a health care facility.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to access medical and health care information through electronic media.
  5. Use appropriate terminology and medical documentation to record injuries and illnesses (e.g., history and examination findings, progress notes, and others).
  6. Use appropriate terminology to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with patients, physicians, colleagues, administrators, and parents or family members.
  7. Use a comprehensive patient-file management system that incorporates both paper and electronic media for purposes of insurance records, billing, and risk management.
  8. Develop operational and capital budgets based on supply inventory and needs assessment.