(225 ILCS 5/9)
(from Ch. 111, par. 7609)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2016)
Educational and Professional Requirements.
A person having the
qualifications prescribed in this Section shall be qualified to receive a
license as an athletic trainer if he or she:
(a) Has graduated from a curriculum in athletic
training accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Athletic Training (JRC-AT) of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), its successor entity, or its equivalent, as approved by the Department.
(b) Gives proof of current certification, on the date
of application, in CPR/AED for the Healthcare Professional or its equivalent based on American Red Cross or American Heart Association standards and graduation from a 4 year accredited college or university.
(c) Has passed an examination approved by the
Department to determine his or her fitness for practice as an athletic trainer, or is entitled to be licensed without examination as provided in Sections 7 and 8 of this Act.
The Department may request a personal interview of an applicant before
the Board to further evaluate his or her qualifications for a license.
An applicant has 3 years from the date of
his or her
application to complete the
application process. If the process has not been completed in 3 years, the
application shall be denied, the fee forfeited, and the applicant must reapply
the requirements in effect at the time of reapplication.
(Source: P.A. 94-246, eff. 1-1-06.)