On October 13, 2021, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts issued Executive Order 21-15 (expiring December 31, 2021), which provides waivers of specific statutes and applicable regulations due to a hospital capacity emergency. You can view the Executive Order here.
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.