Watch, how Carolinas Healthcare System is ensuring that Charlotte-Mecklenburg students stay safe on the field, on the court and in their everyday lives.
Provide "Athletic Training Services"* to student athletes under the direction of the team physician or by written referral from a physician, and in accordance with state athletic training practice act.
*Athletic Training Services: The management and provision of care of injuries to a physically active person as defined in the state practice act with the direction of a licensed physician. The term includes the rendering of emergency care, development of injury prevention programs and
providing appropriate preventative and devices for the physically active person. The term also includes the assessment, management, treatment, rehabilitation and recondition of the physically active person whose conditions are within the professional preparation and education of a
certified athletic trainer. The term also includes the use of modalities such as mechanical stimulation, heat, cold, light, air, water, electricity, sound, massage and the use of therapeutic exercises, reconditioning exercise and fitness programs.
Jennifer Spaugh MA, LAT, ATC
Carolinas Healthcare System