Documentation for Athletic Training, Third Edition
Jeff Konin, Margaret Thompson
Documentation for Athletic Training, Third Edition provides all the important and relevant information that a practicing athletic trainer needs to possess to provide accurate documentation. These topics include legal considerations, electronic medical records, and numerous tips for effective verbal and written communication styles. This Third Edition by Drs. Jeff G. Konin and Margaret Frederick Thompson continues to provide a plethora of standard templates to refer to as examples of the most commonly used forms in athletic training practice settings. The authors represent decades of collective experience as clinicians, educators, and administrators and offer insight on the importance of timely and appropriate methods for athletic training documentation. Documentation for Athletic Training, Third Edition has strengthened chapters on electronic documentation and documentation for reimbursement. These are continuously-evolving areas that require an understanding of not just a single type of software system, but rather a foundation of knowledge related to the principles of each. Additionally, a chapter has been added on contemporary type of documentation. Communication in the forms of text messages, social media, and other common types of information sharing are discussed. Features inside the Third Edition: • Learning objectives for each chapter • “Pearls of Wisdom” on key points • Discussion and study questions • Worksheets and commonly used documentation forms • Glossary of terms • Symbols and medical terminology abbreviations Documentation for Athletic Training, Third Edition continues to be the only textbook dedicated to the topic of documentation and presents a wide array of methods and forms, providing students, educators, and clinicians with a multifaceted tool box for their documentation needs.