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What they do
Why I chose this job
Experience and skills needed
Many skills are needed to be successful including:
Applied knowledge: Athletic trainers need to be able to retain a wide range of medical knowledge. They must evaluate patients’ symptoms, consult with other healthcare professionals, and recommend and administer appropriate treatments.
Decision-making: Athletic trainers must be able to make quick decisions that could affect the health or career of their clients.
Detail oriented: Athletic trainers must be able to record detailed, accurate progress and ensure that patients are receiving the appropriate treatments.
Interpersonal skills: Athletic trainers must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to manage sometimes stressful situations. They must be able to communicate well with others, including physicians, athletes, coaches, and parents.