Position Statements

Position statements are scientifically based, peer reviewed research with a team of authors who are experts on the subject. Since 2011, the NATA Foundation’s Pronouncements Committee has worked with the NATA to develop these position statements. The following provides a list of position statements.

2013-2022 Statements

2007-2012 Statements

2001-2006 Statements

Position Statement Disclaimer

The NATA publishes its position statements as a service to promote the awareness of certain issues to its members. The information contained in the position statement is neither exhaustive nor exclusive to all circumstances or individuals. Variables such as institutional human resource guidelines, state or federal statutes, rules, or regulations, as well as regional environmental conditions, may impact the relevance and implementation of these recommendations. The NATA advises its members and others to carefully and independently consider each of the recommendations (including the applicability of same to any particular circumstance or individual). The position statement should not be relied upon as an independent basis for care, but rather as a resource available to NATA members or others. Moreover, no opinion is expressed herein regarding the quality of care that adheres to or differs from NATA’s position statements. The NATA reserves the right to rescind or modify its position statements at any time.