The American Red Cross EMR course has been archived. Cogent Steps LLC with the approval of AASPT, ABPTS and the Sports Council have written a new sports specific course to meet the requirements of the Acute Illness and Injury course. The new Emergency Response for the Athlete (ERA) is a blended course, with a 2 day intensive in person component. Certification is good for 3 years and the course is approved by both the NATABOC and PROCERT.
The ERA recertification course will come online in 2021. This course will consist of an online training portion of various in-depth modules and include a 1 day in person intensive portion. This course will be approved by NATABOC and will also carry a 3 year certification
NATABOC Update – March, 2019. Cogent Steps LLC NATA Preferred Provider # is now P10170. NATABOC has accredited the ERA for 17 hours Category A, consisting of home study 5.5 hours, and live instruction 11.5 hours.
COGENT STEPS LLC STEPS FORWARD – January, 2019
The Emergency Response for the Athlete (ERA) course development was completed during 2018. The ERA was approved on July 24, 2018 as satisfying the Sports Specialty Council’s Acute Management of Injury & Illness requirement for applicants for Sports Specialist Certification and for Sports Residency.
Cogent Steps develops curricula that is independently reviewed and approved by ProCert of the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT). We are an NATABOC Preferred Provider of education and training for Athletic Trainers (ATs). We host our courses on our website with a customized learning management system that enables our clients to register and prepare for courses, and track progress and certifications. We look forward to providing you with the education and training you need.
EMERGENCY RESPONSE FOR THE ATHLETE (ERA)
Designed for physical therapists and athletic trainers, licensed providers in athletic training, nursing, physical therapy, and physicians who want specialized training in sideline and venue emergency management of the athlete.
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