42nd Annual AzATA Winter Symposium
January 26-27, 2019

        Four Points by Sheraton - Phoenix North

        2532 W Peoria Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85029


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(You must use the email address on file with the NATA/AzATA when registering)


Confirmed Speakers & Topics

click on title to download presentation notes (when available)


Saturday, January 26th - 6.75 CEUs (2 Pending EBP CEUS) 

8:00am Registration Opens
8:50-9:00am Welcome and Meeting Overview
9:00-945am "Depression, Anxiety, and the adolescent athlete: Introduction to identification and treatment"
~Jamie E. Pardini, PhD
9:45-1030am Overcoming Athlete Barriers to Rehabilitation Adherence
~ Kelsey Picha PhD, AT
10:30-10:50am Break (Extended for vendor introductions)
10:50-11:20am Musculoskeletal Injury Rehabilitation Considerations for Skeletally Immature Athletes Including Artistic Athletes
~ Anna Thatcher, PT, DPT, ATC, SCS, OCS, CSCS
11:20-12:20pm Evidence Based Approach to the Treatment of Acute and Post-Operative Pain Using Electrical Stimulation (1 pending EBP CEU)
~Brandon Warner M.Ed., LAT, ATC
12:20-1:45pm Lunch (on own)
1:45-2:15pm Case Study Adult Commotio Cordis
~ Josie Harding MS, AT
2:15-3:15pm Dermatology for Athletic Trainers and Athletes
~ Michael Lehrer, MD
3:15-3:30pm Break
3:30-4:30pm Evidence Based Approach to Returning Baseball Pitchers to Throwing Participation (1 pending EBP CEU)
~ Andrew Cage M.Ed., LAT, ATC, CES, PES, CCT
4:30-5:30pm Psychopathology of Aggression and Violence in Sports: A Forensic
Perspective for the Athletic Trainer
~ Daniel Lovelace ATC, NASM
6:00pm 5th Annual AzATA Casino Night  


Sunday, January 27th - 5.5 CEUs (2 Pending EBP CEUS) 
7:15am Registration Opens
7:50-8:00am Welcome
8:00-9am Evidence Based Approach to the Treatment of Subacromial Impingement Syndrome with Kinesiology Tape (1 pending EBP CEU)
~Andrew Cage M.Ed., LAT, ATC, CES, PES, CCT; Brandon Warner M.Ed., LAT, ATC; Marc Eilers MS, LAT, ATC
9:00-9:30am Celiac Disease in a Female Collegiate Soccer Athlete: A Case Report
~Sierra Bisso, Student MSAT NAU
9:30-9:45am Break
9:45-10:45am The Rational of Deregulation
~ Scot Raab, PhD, AT, CCD
10:45-11:45am Planning for the Future: Governmental Affairs Update
~ AzATA Governmental Affairs Committee
11:45-1:15pm AzATA Awards Luncheon and Annual Business Meeting
1:15-1:45pm AIA Sports Medicine Advisory Committee Update
~ Javier Cardenas, MD
1:45-2:15pm Arizona: More Than Just a Dry Heat - Forum to Discuss Weather Safety Best Practices
~ Haley Root, PhD, AT & Javier Cardenas, MD
2:15p-2:30p Break
2:30p-3:30p Recovery Trends - From the Ice Baths to the Latest Gadgets (1 pending EBP CEU)
~Joshua S. Beaumont, MS, AT, ATC


Symposium Objectives:

Upon completion of the symposium, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the importance of EBP in therapeutic modalities
  2. Discriminate between recovery strategies that are well founded within the evidence and those based on theory.
  3. Discuss current information on the characteristics of Subacromial Impingement Syndrome and best practices for management of the condition as reported in current literature.
  4. Identify and evaluate dermatologic complaints encountered amongst athletes.
  5. Develop appropriate prevention strategies and treatment plans to reduce prevalence of skin disease.
  6. Implement patient-specific strategies to reduce patient barriers to rehabilitation adherence into clinical practice to promote positive patient outcomes.
  7. Create a plan to educate stakeholders on the importance of AT licensure
  8. Apply best available evidence for rehabilitation of common musculoskeletal conditions in skeletally immature athletes including consideration for the physical and emotional effects of injury to optimize recovery and return to sport.



The AzATA is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers.  A total of 8.25 Category A CEUs and 4 EBP Category CEUs are tentatively planned to be available for those attending the entire duration of the meeting.  According to the education levels described by the PDC Committee of the NATA, the following continuing education course is considered to be Essential Level.



Register Now!

(You must use the email address on file with the NATA/AzATA when registering)

Registration Categories and Rates

 
Registration Category
 Early Registration
  Open - Nov. 30
 Regular Registration
Dec. 1 - Jan. 15
 Late Registration
Jan. 16 - Meeting

 AzATA Member
     
Saturday Only  $80.00  $90.00  $105.00
  Sunday Only  $85.00  $100.00  $155.00
Saturday & Sunday
 $125.00  $145.00  $170.00
       
 Non-Member
     
Saturday Only
 $120.00  $140.00  $160.00
Sunday Only
 $125.00  $145.00  $170.00
Saturday & Sunday
 $205.00  $240.00 $285.00
       
 Associate Member
     
Saturday Only
 $75.00 $85.00
$95.00
Sunday Only  $80.00 $90.00
$110.00
Saturday & Sunday
 $135.00 $155.00
$185.00
       
 Undergraduate/Graduate Student      
Saturday Only  $40.00 $45.00
$55.00
Sunday Only  $45.00  $55.00 $65.00
Saturday & Sunday  $60.00 $70.00
$80.00
       
 Retired Member
 $20.00 $20.00
$45.00
    
 High School Student
 $35.00$35.00
$35.00
    

  • Information on how to mail in your payment will be included in your registration confirmation email.
  • If you wish to pay by PO, please register online and provide the invoice to you to your school for payment.
  • Any questions regarding registration/payment should be directed to Natasha Anderson (treasurer@azata.net)
  • A 100% refund will be given with a written request to Natasha Anderson (treasurer@azata.net) before January 15, 2019, after this date, no refunds will be given.
  • Membership will be verified online using the latest NATA/AzATA records.  Individuals whose membership lapses prior to the start of the Winter Symposium will receive an invoice at the time of check-in in the amount of the difference between member and non-member registration for the category and day/days for which he/she registered.
  • A fee of $10.00 will be assessed for any returned check.
  • Recommended meeting attire is professional dress.
  • If you have a special need, please notify the Meeting and Events Chair at least 30 days prior to the meeting so that appropriate accommodations can be made. (events@azata.net)

Register Now!
(You must use the email address on file with the AzATA when registering)

EBP Workshops

in conjunction with the Winter Sympoisum


Friday January 25th, 4-8pm

Grand Canyon University


EBP Workshop Part 1: Treatment of Lower Extremity Tendinopathies with Lab (2.0 EBPs pending)

EBP Workshop Part 2: Tissue Flossing for Improving Perceived and Actual Range of Motion with Lab (2.0 EBPs pending)

Presented by

Andrew Cage M.Ed., LAT, ATC, CES, PES, CCT

Brandon Warner M.Ed., LAT, ATC

Marc Eilers MS, LAT, ATC


Learning Objectives:

  1. This program will provide the clinician with the current information on best indications, applications, and overall practices for mobility bands.
  2. The clinician will also be provided with knowledge of emerging treatment techniques both in literature and anecdotal case studies that have assisted previous patients.
  3. This program will provide the clinician with the current information on best indications, applications, and overall practices for mobility bands.
  4. The clinician will also be provided with knowledge of emerging treatment techniques both in literature and anecdotal case studies that have assisted previous patients.


The AzATA is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers.  A total of 4 EBP Category CEUs are tentatively planned to be available for those attending the entire duration of this workshop.  According to the education levels described by the PDC Committee of the NATA, the following continuing education course is considered to be Essential Level. Final CEU Totals will be determined announced once BOC review is complete.



HOSA Regional Sports Medicine Conference

Saturday January 26th

Information coming soon!


AzATA Casino Night Information


  • Four Points by Sheraton Phoenix North
  • Appetizers and cash bar available
  • Lots of great prizes to be raffled
  • All proceeds go towards funding AzATA legislative activities
  • Entrance to Casino Night and $200 in Casino Chips is included as part of attendees Symposium Registration
  • Entrance to Casino Night for those not registered for the Symposium can be paid at the door:
    • $25 Entrance Fee for AzATA Members and college students - Includes $200 in Casino Chips
    • $35 Entrance Fee for Non-members - Includes $200 in Casino Chips
  • Additional chips can be purchased - $10 for $100 in chips


Location and Hotel Information

Four Points by Sheraton - Phoenix North

2532 W Peoria Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85029

Room Rate:

$114 / night

Reservations Cutoff Date:  

Saturday, Jan 5, 2019

Reservations number:  

Call 1-888-627-9057 ask for "AzATA Winter Symposium 2019"

Reservations website:

https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/events/start.action?id=1803192322&key=180C3C7B


2019 Winter Symposium Sponsors

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