Sports Medicine in Washington, Indiana
Every student athlete deserves his or her best season, every season. The
certified athletic trainers (AT staff) for Daviess Community Hospital
work at schools and sporting events around the region, providing preventive
and injury care for athletes and peace of mind for parents, coaches, and
Our athletic trainers also assist with patient care in our rehab therapies
and chiropractic departments. Certified athletic trainers are health care
professionals who specialize in preventing, recognizing, managing and
rehabilitating injuries that result from physical activity. As part of
a complete health care team, the certified athletic trainer works under
the direction of a licensed physician and in cooperation with other health
care professionals, athletics administrators, coaches, and parents.
Our Athletic Care Team’s Qualifications
To become certified, athletic training students must graduate with a bachelor’s
degree from an accredited athletic training program and pass a comprehensive
test administered by the Board of Certification (BOC). All of the athletic
trainers employed at Daviess Community Hospital are certified by the NATABOC,
the national credentialing association for certified athletic trainers.
Athletic trainers must meet ongoing continuing education standards in
order to remain certified. Additionally, every two years athletic trainers
must complete 50 hours of continuing education credits.
Contact Us if You Are Interested in Athletic Training
Our athletic training program assists injured athletes with their medical
journey from on-the-field treatment to care with a physician, or other
healthcare provider at Daviess Community Hospital. We can customize all
of our programs to meet the needs of your athletic department.
Contact us today to assist with your athletic training and sports medicine needs.
Scott Sell, MS, ATC
Director of Athletic Training and Outreach Services
812-254-2673 ext. 2106