With few exceptions, the Board of Athletic Training has jurisdiction over licensed athletic trainers and persons who hold themselves out as athletic trainers in Arizona. The exceptions include but may not be limited to athletic trainers who are employed in the U.S. Armed Forces, U.S. Public Health Service or U.S. Veteran's Administration.
The Arizona Revised Statutes prescribe under what circumstances the Board may take disciplinary action against a licensee. But in order for the Board to fulfill this statutory requirement, it depends on the consumer or public to notify it when there is a potential violation of statutes.
A.R.S. § 32-4158 stipulates that “A person, licensee, corporation, educational institution, athletic organization or health care facility and state or local governmental agencies shall report to the board any conviction, determination or finding that a licensee has committed an act that constitutes grounds for disciplinary action pursuant to section 32-4153.” This statute goes on to state, “A person is immune from civil liability, whether direct or derivative, for providing information in good faith to the board pursuant to subsection A of this section.”
To facilitate the reporting of misconduct by licensees of the Board, a complaint form has been developed which is located in the sidebar.