Ohio House Bill 176 Enlarges the Scope of Practice for Athletic Trainers

LaTawnda Moore
LaTawnda Moore
Dinsmore and Shohl, LLP

LaTawnda Moore is a health care attorney at Dinsmore and Shohl, LLP in their Columbus, Ohio location. She focuses her practice on solving complex compliance problems for health care entities and representing individuals in administrative proceedings before Ohio licensing boards, including the State Medical Board of Ohio, the Ohio Board of Nursing, and the Ohio Board of Pharmacy.

Greg Tapocsi
Greg Tapocsi
Dinsmore and Shohl, LLP

Greg Tapocsi is an attorney in Dinsmore & Shohl’s Columbus office where he focuses his practice on health care law and leverages his background dealing with cybersecurity, data privacy, and white-collar crime to provide trusted counsel to clients on a variety of health care matters.

On-Demand: February 8, 2022

$95.00 1 hour CLE

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Program Summary

Join LaTawnda Moore and Gregory Tapocsi as they explain the expanded scope of practice for athletic trainers and how health care organizations can best utilize athletic trainers on and off the field. Learn about how the expanded scope of practice can be applied to occupational health settings. Finally, gain insight into advising clients on collaboration agreements necessary to permit full utilization of the expanded scope of practice.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Expanded Scope of Practice for Athletic Trainers
  • Collaboration agreements
  • Referral Sources
  • National trends for Athletic Trainers

Date / Time: February 8, 2022

  • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Central
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Mountain
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Pacific

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Speakers

LaTawnda Moore_myLawCLELaTawnda Moore | Dinsmore and Shohl, LLP

LaTawnda Moore is a health care attorney at Dinsmore and Shohl, LLP in their Columbus, Ohio location. She focuses her practice on solving complex compliance problems for health care entities and representing individuals in administrative proceedings before Ohio licensing boards, including the State Medical Board of Ohio, the Ohio Board of Nursing, and the Ohio Board of Pharmacy. She has expertise in complex federal and state regulatory issues, as well as in licensing issues.

LaTawnda formerly worked as an Assistant Attorney General where she represented regulatory agencies including the Ohio Board of Nursing, and the Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board, and where she acted as disciplinary counsel, prosecuting violations of various health care practice acts.

Finally, LaTawnda is a seasoned litigator and appellate attorney. She has presented cases to juries throughout Ohio and has argued in the 2nd, 4th, 8th, 10, and 12th appellate courts.

Greg Tapocsi_myLawCLEGreg Tapocsi | Dinsmore and Shohl, LLP

Greg Tapocsi is an attorney in Dinsmore & Shohl’s Columbus office where he focuses his practice on health care law and leverages his background dealing with cybersecurity, data privacy, and white-collar crime to provide trusted counsel to clients on a variety of health care matters.

Greg worked previously as a senior assistant attorney general and director of CyberOhio, which at the time was a division of the Ohio Attorney General’s office. With CyberOhio, Greg helped draft and pass into law the Ohio Data Protection Act. The legislation was the first of its kind in the United States and gives businesses an affirmative defense to certain data breach lawsuits. While at the attorney general’s office, Greg’s duties also included managing and supervising the Cyber & Privacy Unit, analyzing cybersecurity threats, developing plans for minimizing risk, performing cybersecurity outreach throughout Ohio, and working with other attorneys general offices.

Greg has also worked as an enforcement/compliance attorney with the State Medical Board of Ohio, ensuring statutory and administrative rule compliance by physicians, physician assistants, and massage therapists. Additionally, he oversaw investigations and prepared complex cases for formal action by the State Medical Board. Greg also advised board members and agency personnel on issues related to the Medical Practices Act of Ohio, Chapter 119 Administrative Procedures, and federal rules and regulations implicating the area of health care.

Greg also has significant experience in criminal law based on his practice as an assistant county prosecutor in both Seneca and Delaware counties. In this role, he managed adult felony trial dockets in both counties, which included handling cases at the investigation, trial, and appeal stages.

Agenda

I. Expanded scope of practice for athletic trainers in Ohio | 2:00pm – 2:08pm
II. Compare and contrast the scope of practice in Ohio versus other states | 2:08pm – 2:16pm
III. Discuss national trends and laws, including the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Law | 2:16pm– 2:24pm
IV. How the scope of practice differs for athletic trainers with collaboration agreements differs from Athletic trainers without a collaboration agreement | 2:24pm – 2:32pm
V. how the expanded scope of practice may allow for athletic trainers to practice in new ways, including in occupational settings| 2:32pm – 2:42pm
VI. requirements of collaboration agreements as well as the duties and responsibilities of the athletic trainer and the collaborating physician | 2:42pm – 2:50pm
VII. expanded pool of referral sources for athletic trainers and the requirements for maintaining standard operating procedures | 2:50pm – 3:00pm