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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 85. Board of Medicine
Chapter 120. Regulations Governing the Licensure of Athletic Trainers

18VAC85-120-10. Definitions.

In addition to words and terms defined in § 54.1-2900 of the Code of Virginia, the following words and terms when used in this chapter shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Athletic trainer" means a person licensed by the Virginia Board of Medicine to engage in the practice of athletic training as defined in § 54.1-2900 of the Code of Virginia.

"Board" means the Virginia Board of Medicine.

"Direction" means authorization by a doctor of medicine, osteopathy, chiropractic, podiatry, or dentistry for care and treatment by a verbal order if the doctor or dentist is present or by written order, telecommunication, plans of care, protocols, or standing orders if the doctor or dentist is not present.

"NATABOC" means the National Athletic Trainers' Association Board of Certification.

"Student athletic trainer" means a person enrolled in an accredited bachelor's or master's level educational program in athletic training.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2400 and 54.1-2957.4 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 17, Issue 17, eff. June 6, 2001; amended, Virginia Register Volume 20, Issue 23, eff. August 25, 2004; Volume 24, Issue 20, eff. July 24, 2008; Volume 29, Issue 25, eff. September 26, 2013; Volume 32, Issue 7, eff. January 15, 2016; Volume 35, Issue 22, eff. August 8, 2019; Volume 40, Issue 13, eff. March 28, 2024.

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