Professional Responsibilities

in Athletic Training (PRAT)


District 10 Representative

Ciara Ashworth

NATA Committee Chair:

Madelyne(Midge) Peterson


READ PRAT Update December 2017


The mission of the Professional Responsibility Committee (PRC) is:  to support the legal, ethical, and regulatory (LER) practice standards (1) by encouraging and promoting adherence.


(1)   LER standards are broadly used to include, for example, NATA Code of Ethics; Bioethical Principles; Values and Ethics of Interprofessional Collaborative Practice; BOC Standards of Professional Practice, State Practice Acts; laws (FERPA, OSHA, HIPAA) that impact professional practice.



1. Streamlining LER resources

2. Educating professionals how to exercise those LER standards

3. Establishing an online presence