CAATE

The University of Evansville’s athletic training program meets all accreditation standards by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The following information is being provide in accordance with CAATE standards. The University of Evansville Bachelor of Science Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

Undergraduate Athletic Training Program Pass Rates
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 3yr Aggregate
Number of students graduating from program. 13 14 11 38
Number of students graduating from program who took examination. 13 14 11 38
Number of students who passed the examination on the first attempt. 12 10 8 30
Percentage of students who passed the examination on the first attempt. 92 71 73 79
Number of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 13 10 10 33
Percentage of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 100 71 91 87

Dress Code

Dress Code/Appearance

In order to maintain the level of professionalism needed in the athletic training facility at the University of Evansville, the following dress code is in effect:

General Appearance

  1. Appearance is a non-verbal communicator of your professional attitude. As a result, you will be expected to dress according to the occasion (as listed below) and maintain appropriate professional personal hygiene.
  2. Keep hands clean, nails trimmed, etc. Discretion should be used concerning make-up, long hair and body piercing (keep in mind professional, functional, practical and safe).
  3. This is a health profession, in which we lead by example in diet, rest, and general well being.

Athletic Training Facility and Practice Dress

Staff athletic trainers should wear practical, professional and functional clothing when performing athletic training duties.

Athletic training students should follow the following guidelines:

  1. Approved UE athletic training logo shirts.
  2. Team issue sweat pants and wind pants (in black, navy, purple or gray colors only) are acceptable. No Jeans!
  3. Shorts should be “Docker’s style” dress shorts: acceptable colors are khaki, navy, black, tan, or gray.
  4. Shoes: must be functional - sandals, heels, etc. are not allowed.
  5. Hats: for outdoors sports only must be UE logo hats.

Lockers may be rented in the Fitness Center for changing and storing of clothing.

Adjustments may be made for outdoor practices in climate weather and teams in the pool area.

Students working together should dress alike.

Game Dress Code

Outdoor sports should follow the above guidelines and should include a collared athletic training shirt to all games.

Indoor sports should follow the above guidelines except for where a "coat and tie" or other more dressy appearance is requested.

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Evansville’s Athletic Training Program is to provide the educational preparation that will allow each student the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills, and necessary proficiencies to become a certified athletic trainer and an ethical practicing professional with the necessary job skills to further the advancement of the profession of athletic training.

The University of Evansville‘s Athletic Training Program is dedicated to preparing athletic training students to reach their full potential and to engage in national and global endeavors.

Goals

  • Each athletic training student will show competence and proficiency within the domains of athletic training as defined by the accrediting body of athletic training, the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).
  • Each athletic training student will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully complete the BOC certification exam and pass on the first attempt above the national average.
  • Each athletic training student will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to obtain viable employment within the field of Athletic Training or to enter graduate school.
  • The Athletic Training Program will maintain high quality didactic and clinical instruction to facilitate student learning.

Objectives

  • Each student will demonstrate clinical competence through clinical evaluations
  • Each student will show knowledge and proficiency through academic progress
  • Each student will be prepared to pass the BOC exam on the first attempt
  • Each student will graduate and gain employment in a health related career field
  • Each student will understand the professional standards of practice, code of ethics, and state and federal regulations to the field of athletic training
  • Each student will be provided with a variety of clinical experiences to prepare them to become autonomous athletic trainers

Office Phone:
812-488-1054

Office Email:
jt3@evansville.edu

Office Location:
Room 226, Wallace Graves Hall