2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 448. Medical practices.
448.953 Licensure of athletic trainers.

448.953

448.953 Licensure of athletic trainers.

448.953(1)

(1) The affiliated credentialing board shall grant an athletic trainer license to a person who does all of the following:

448.953(1)(a)

(a) Submits an application for the license to the department on a form provided by the department.

448.953(1)(b)

(b) Pays the fee specified in s. 440.05 (1).

448.953(1)(c)

(c) Subject to ss. 111.321, 111.322 and 111.335, submits evidence satisfactory to the affiliated credentialing board that he or she does not have an arrest or conviction record.

448.953(1)(d)

(d) Subject to ss. 111.321, 111.322 and 111.335, submits evidence satisfactory to the affiliated credentialing board that he or she does not have a history of alcohol or other drug abuse.

448.953(1)(e)

(e) Submits evidence satisfactory to the affiliated credentialing board that he or she has received at least a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

448.953(1)(f)

(f) Submits evidence satisfactory to the affiliated credentialing board that he or she has met the requirements for certification established by the National Athletic Trainers' Association Board of Certification, Inc., or its successor agency and has passed the certification examination administered by the National Athletic Trainers' Association Board of Certification, Inc., or its successor agency.

448.953(1)(g)

(g) Provides all of the following information:

448.953(1)(g)1.

1. A statement as to whether the person has been granted an athletic trainer credential from any licensing jurisdiction in the United States or in any foreign country.

448.953(1)(g)2.

2. If the person has been granted an athletic trainer credential from any licensing jurisdiction in the United States or in any foreign country, a description of any disciplinary actions initiated against the person by the licensing jurisdiction that issued the credential.

448.953(1)(g)3.

3. A statement as to whether the person has ever applied for an athletic trainer credential from any licensing jurisdiction in the United States or in any foreign country and had the application denied, along with a description of why the credential application was denied.

448.953(1)(h)

(h) Passes an examination under s. 448.954.

448.953(1)(i)

(i) Submits evidence satisfactory to the affiliated credentialing board that he or she has current proficiency in the use of an automated external defibrillator achieved through instruction provided by an individual, organization, or institution of higher education approved under s. 46.03 (38) to provide such instruction.

448.953(2)

(2) The affiliated credentialing board may waive the requirements under sub. (1) (c) to (i) for an applicant for a license under sub. (1) who establishes to the satisfaction of the affiliated credentialing board all of the following:

448.953(2)(a)

(a) That he or she has been issued a credential as an athletic trainer by another licensing jurisdiction in the United States.

448.953(2)(b)

(b) That the jurisdiction that issued the credential under par. (a) has requirements for credentialing that are substantially equivalent to the requirements under sub. (1) (c) to (i).

448.953(5)

(5) An application form for a license under this section shall include all of the following:

448.953(5)(a)

(a) An affirmation by the applicant that the information that he or she is supplying on the application is true and complete.

448.953(5)(b)

(b) A statement that the applicant authorizes the affiliated credentialing board to have access to any of the following:

448.953(5)(b)1.

1. The applicant's records at the college or university at which he or she received the bachelor's degree required under sub. (1) (e).

448.953(5)(b)2.

2. The records of any credentialing authority in any licensing jurisdiction in the United States or in any foreign country that has granted the applicant a credential in athletic training.

448.953 - ANNOT.

History: 1999 a. 9, 185; 2007 a. 104; 2009 a. 162.

448.953 - ANNOT.

Cross Reference: See also ch. AT 2, Wis. adm. code.

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