Chapter 4755-42 Use of Title; Referrals

4755-42-01 Unauthorized practice.

In accordance with division (A) of section 4755.62 of the Revised Code, no person shall do either of the following:

(A) Use the words athletic trainer, athletic training, licensed athletic trainer, licensed trainer, or the letters A.T., L.A.T., or any other letters, words, abbreviations, or insignia indicating or implying that the individual is an athletic trainer unless the person holds a valid license under sections 4755.60 to 4755.65 of the Revised Code.

(B) Imply by actions or otherwise engage in the practice of athletic training unless the individual holds a valid license under sections 4755.60 to 4755.65 of the Revised Code.

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 8/2/2018 and 08/02/2023
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4755.61
Rule Amplifies: 4755.60, 4755.62
Prior Effective Dates: 07/08/1991, 05/01/2008

4755-42-02 Referring practitioner.

In accordance with division (A) of section 4755.60 of the Revised Code, an athletic trainer shall practice upon the referral from the following individuals:

(A) An individual licensed under Chapter 4731. of the Revised Code to practice medicine and surgery;

(B) An individual licensed under Chapter 4731. of the Revised Code to practice osteopathic medicine and surgery;

(C) An individual licensed under Chapter 4731. of the Revised Code to practice podiatric medicine and surgery;

(D) A dentist licensed under Chapter 4715. of the Revised Code;

(E) A physical therapist licensed under Chapter 4755. of the Revised Code; or

(F) A chiropractor licensed under Chapter 4734. of the Revised Code.

Replaces: Former 4755-42-02

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 8/2/2018 and 08/02/2023
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4755.61
Rule Amplifies: 4755.60
Prior Effective Dates: 07/08/1991, 03/28/2003, 05/01/2008

4755-42-03 Required credential to indicate licensure.

All Ohio-licensed athletic trainers shall use the initials "A.T." or "AT" following their name to indicate that the individual is currently licensed to practice athletic training in Ohio.

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 8/2/2018 and 08/02/2023
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4755.61
Rule Amplifies: 4755.61 , 4755.62
Prior Effective Dates: 05/01/2013