Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers Meeting

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 9:00 a.m.
North Campus, 1st Floor Public Meeting Room #125E
1106 Clayton Lane, Austin, Texas


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A. Call to Order

B. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Introductions

C. Approval of the Minutes of May 23, 2016

D. Public Comment
**Any person wishing to address the Advisory Board should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Executive Assistant**

E. Staff Reports

1. Executive Office

a. Overview of TDLR’s Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2017-2021
b. TDLR’s Legislative Appropriations Request (LAR) for Fiscal Years 2018-2019
c. Personnel Updates

2. General Counsel’s Office

a. Update on the adopted new Rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 110 - Athletic Trainers
b. Current Projects

3. Compliance Division

a. Update and discussion regarding transition of the Athletic Trainers Program from the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) pursuant to Senate Bill 202, 84th Legislature, Regular Session (2015)
b. Overview of the Compliance Division Operations
c. Personnel Updates
d. Public Outreach - Southwest Athletic Trainers Association
e. Health Professions Section Update

4. Education and Examination Division

a. Overview of the Education and Examination Division Operations
b. Athletic Trainers Exam Report
c. Example of Statistics for Exams (Pass/Fail Ratio)
d. Approval Process for Providers and Testing Process

5. Enforcement Division

a. Overview of the Enforcement Division Operations
b. Enforcement Division’s research on background checks
c. Update on the Commission’s adoption of the Criminal Conviction Guidelines

6. Licensing Division

a. Overview of the Licensing Division Operations
b. Current Projects
c. Personnel Updates

7. Department of State Health Services

a. Update on DSHS Activities relating to the Athletic Trainers Program
b. Recent Developments

F. Recommendations for agenda items for next Board meeting

G. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Board meeting

H. Adjournment