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How to become a licensed athletic trainer in Idaho

Requirements for Idaho Athletic Trainer License

What are the requirements to become an athletic trainer in Idaho?

If you wish to practice athletic training in Idaho, you must have a license from the Idaho Board of Athletic Trainers (IBAT), a subdivision of the Idaho Board of Medicine (IBM).

In Idaho, licensed athletic trainers must be supervised by a licensed physician. That physician is responsible for the acts and services of the athletic trainer and the supervision of the athletic training.

Applicants for an Idaho athletic training license must have a bachelor’s or advanced degree from a four year college or university with minimum athletic training as established by the board. Applicants must then complete the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (BOC) exam.

Reciprocal licensure is not available for aspiring Idaho athletic trainers.

How do I get an Idaho athletic trainer license?

Complete and submit the Idaho Application for Initial Licensure to the Idaho State Board of Medicine.

Submit the form with all requested documentation and fees to:

Idaho State Board of Medicine
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0058

Express Mail:
1755 Westgate Drive, #140
Boise, ID 83704

How much does the Idaho athletic trainer license cost?

Athletic trainer initial licensure costs $150.

The BOC exam registration fee is: $375.

The renewal fee is $50.

Are there any continuing education requirements for Idaho Athletic trainers?

All licensed athletic trainers must complete eighty hours of continuing education every three years.

I want to start an athletic training business in Idaho, is there anything I need to know?

Idaho does not require athletic trainers to set up any one type of entity, except that they cannot form professional corporations or LLCs. Idaho does not require businesses to indicate the type of business they perform in the business name.



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