The BOC is pleased to announce a
partnership with Books of Discovery,
publisher of Trail Guide to the Body.
The partnership will allow the BOC to
use Trail Guide’s high-quality anatomical
The illustrations will appear in various BOC products. For example, they could
appear on the high-stakes exam, BOC’s self-assessment exams, sample exam
questions and elsewhere. The Exam Development Committee will use the
illustrations within its own exam item-development software.
Exam Development Coordinator Chad Kinart said the illustrations will be invaluable
“It’s important to have clean, high-quality images so that candidates can have
a fair shot at the exam. We are pleased to work with Books of Discovery as we
determine the best way to utilize their images,” Kinart said.
New Videos Introduce Candidates to Website
A new BOC presentation created for athletic training students provides an
overview of the BOC website, including the “Candidate” tab and available
resources. Presenter Stacy Arrington, BOC Credentialing Services Manager, also
includes a walkthrough of the exam application and registration process.
The presentation is available in two parts, Review of Candidate Section and
Creating a Profile for the BOC Exam. It was recorded live for St. Louis University
athletic training graduate students in January. Please Be Certain. TM to share this
with your students and preceptors.
BOC Partners with Books of Discovery
Did You Know?
2014 Exam Deadlines
For 2014 exam deadlines, Be
Certain.™ to refer to the dates on
the BOC website or on Page 9,
as there were errors in the winter
edition of the Cert Update.
2014 Candidate Handbook
The 2014 Candidate Handbook
is now available! Effective for the
2014 Exam Year (March/April 2014
– February 2015), the handbook
contains updates in the following
1. Application Process (III. B.)
2. Exam Eligibility (III. E.)
3. Scoring and Results (III.)
4. Appendix B (Restrictions on the
Disclosure of Information)
Analysis, Sixth Edition
Purchase the full electronic version
of the RD/PA6 for $9.95 in the
online resource store. This is an
electronic file that will be available
for download immediately upon
completion of online payment.
Purchasers must download and
save the file using the link provided
on the order completion page, as
the document will not be sent via
email or mail.