Governor Pete Ricketts announced the end of Nebraska's coronavirus state of emergency. The Governor issued the state of emergency declaration on March 13, 2020. It officially ended at 11:59 PM on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. The Governor issued Executive Order (EO) 21-09 to rescind pandemic-related executive orders. With a few exceptions, the coronavirus executive orders will expire on July 30, 2021, which is thirty days after the state of emergency ends. Full text of EO 21-09 is available by clicking here.
NEW: Continuing Competency Waiver Information
Athletic Training means the prevention, evaluation, emergency care, first aid, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries utilizing the treatments set out in Neb. Rev. Stat. § 38-408.
Applications - These can be completed on the computer, then printed, signed, and mailed to the address on the form.
Requirements - Please see the regulations at right for athletic trainer licensing requirements.
Fees - Fees are payable to the Licensure Unit.
Board of Certification1415 Harney Street, Suite 200Omaha, Nebraska 68102-2205Phone: (402) 559-0091Fax: (402) 561-0598www.bocatc.org
Each person holding an active athletic training credential must, on or before the date of expiration of the credential, comply with the continuing competency requirements for his or her profession, unless the requirements are waived in accordance with 172 NAC17-005.03 and 172 NAC 17-005.04. Each credentialed individual is responsible for maintaining certificates or records of continuing competency activities.
On or before May 1 of each odd-numbered year each athletic trainer who has an active license must:
All Athletic Training licenses expire on May 1 of every odd-numbered year.
A renewal notice will be mailed out to all license holders at least 30 days prior to the expiration of their license. A current address should be on record with the Department to make sure that the renewal notice is received.
In order to renew a license, submit the following:
DHHS Licensure UnitAttn: Athletic TrainingPO Box 94986
Lincoln Nebraska 68509-4986
Nebraska State Office Building
301 Centennial Mall South14th & M Streets, 1st Floor
Lincoln NE 68508
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed federal holidays.