How Do I Get Registered?
Athletic Trainers practicing within the state of Colorado are required to register with the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA).
For more information, visit the DORA website for Athletic Trainers: www.dora.state.co.us/athletic-trainer
Renewal for 2012-13 can be completed at www.dora.state.co.us/registrations. Click on the "Online License Renewal" link.
Registration renewals completed on or before November 30, 2011 will cost $22. Renewals completed on or after December 1, 2011 will cost $37. If you are not renewed by January 31, 2012, your registration will be lapsed.
If you experience any technical difficulties renewing online, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are NEW to practicing in the state of Colorado (recently moved or new grad), you must register with DORA. Go to this website for the requried information/application for ORIGINAL registration:
BOC verifications can be sent electronically to DORA at email@example.com
Athletic Training Practice Act Sunset Timeline
Original Bill signed June 1, 2009 and enacted January 1, 2010
Summer 2013 - Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) will begin Sunset review process.
- ·Sunset review = time period where DORA reviews the effectiveness of practice act and possible changes, before the expiration date of the bill is reached.
(CATA will work with DORA during this period of 18 months, to identifying any desired or needed language changes to our practice act.)
October 2014 - DORA will come out with their written Sunset review report which will include recommendations to the Colorado legislature whether or not to continue with the program and/or what changes should be made. It may recommend to downgrade, upgrade or eliminate the program based on its review.
If deemed necessary the Bill drafting process will begin after DORA’s recommendations are released.
January 2015 - Legislation will be introduced to State Congress. Bill that is passed will be implemented in July 2015.