CATA HAS NO AFFILIATION WITH NUMSS OR IBCAT
The Canadian Athletic Therapists Association has no affiliation with the National University of Medical Sciences in Spain (NUMSS) nor the International Board for Certified Athletic Therapists (IBCAT)
The Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA) exclusively grants the credential of Certified Athletic Therapist, CAT(C). Only those individuals that have completed the education and practical experience prescribed by CATA can be called a Certified Athletic Therapist and hold membership with CATA.
Graduates of NUMSS are not entitled to practice as Certified Athletic Therapists in Canada, nor hold the credential CAT(C), and are also not eligible for membership with CATA, unless they complete the prescribed certification requirements