Education Schedule

Thursday, May 27th

1:30-2:00              Welcome from the ALATA President                                                                                      Main Ballroom

                               Kyle Southall

 

2:00-3:00              Wound Management: Concepts and Techniques                                                                 Main Ballroom

                               Domain: II, III

                               Skill Level: Essential

                               CEU: 1 Category EBP

                               Speaker: Kirby Kelley MA, LAT, ATC, OTC

                               At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

                               1. Identify optimal conditions for wound closure and the methods to decrease wound morbidity.

                               2. Demonstrate the ability to differentiate lacerations and implement the best practice in management.                                 3. Appraise best practices for wound care management in post-operative patients.                                                                   4. Design methods of educating Athletic Training students on proper wound care management within                                       mentoring sessions or classic curriculum.                                                                        

                                                               

3:00-5:00              Fear and Anxiety Following Covid-19                                                                                      Main Ballroom

                               CEU: 2 Category A

                               Speaker: Bhrett McCabe PhD

                               At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

                               1. Recognize the signs and symptoms of the mental health burden among practitioners associated with                                     the Covid-19 pandemic.                                                                                     

                               2. Implement effective self-care strategies to cope with stress personally.

                               3. Generate mental health awareness initiatives for their respective programs based on learnings from                                       the pandemic challenges.   

                                                                                     

5:00-6:00              Hip Dissection with Commentary                                                                                             Main Ballroom

                               CEU: 1 Category A

                               Speaker: Michael Ryan MD

                               At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

                               1. Apply hip anatomy knowledge to clinical diagnosis.

                               2. Interpret anatomical structures to correlate with ultrasound guided injections.

                               3. Differentiate pathology based on which tissues elicit signs and symptoms.

 Friday, May 28th

7:15-8:15              Breakfast and a CEU                      

                              Breakout I – Secondary Schools                                                                                                Main Ballroom

                               CEU: 1 Category A

                               Speaker: Dave Bush MS, LAT, ATC

                               At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

                               1. Interpret and understand the available data from Athletic Training Locations and Services (ATLAS).                                     2. Justify the need for resources and Athletic Training services by using data from ATLAS.                      

                               3. Generate a school-specific application for the Safe Sports School Award (SSSA).

                                       

                              Breakout II- Collegiate                                                                                                               TBD               

                               CEU: 1 Category A

                               Speaker: Alyson Gramley M.Ed, LAT, ATC

                               At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

                               1. Evaluate current cardiac screening programs utilized by collegiate and professional Athletic Trainers.                                 2. Evaluate various tools utilized by Athletic Trainers in concussion screening, management, and                                                 reporting.                                                                                                      

                               3. Interpret concussion reporting timeline.

                                               

                              Breakout III- Clinical                                                                                                                   TBD

                               CEU: 1 Category A

                               Speaker: Kirby Kelley MA, LAT, ATC, OTC

                               At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

                               1. Identify the clinical Athletic Trainer’s roles.

                               2. Apply training and experience to job description in the clinical setting.

                               3. Explain benefits of resident-trained Athletic Trainers.

                                               

                              Breakout IV- Industrial                                                                                                                TBD

                               CEU: 1 Category A

                               Speaker: Alicia Jay MAT, LAT, ATC, CESSII

                               At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:        

                               1. Identify the types of first aid regulated by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).      

                               2. Differentiate between a recordable and non-recordable injury.

                               3. Compare the current state practice act with the previous practice act and distinguish differences for                                       industrial Athletic Trainers.                                                                                        

 

8:30-10:00           Anabolic Androgenic Steroid Use in Adolescent Student-Athletes:                                      Main Ballroom

                              The Pressure to Perform

                              Domain: I, II, V

                              Skill Level: Essential

                              CEU: 1.5 Category EBP

                              Speaker: Tavis Piattoly MS, RS, LDN

                              At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

                              1. Identify the signs and symptoms of anabolic androgenic steroid use.

                              2. Identify dietary supplements that are third-party tested and free of banned substances.

                              3. Describe how to educate athletes on the signs, symptoms, and potential side effects of anabolic                                            androgenic steroid and dietary supplement use.                                

                              4. Identify dietary supplements that are supported by the scientific evidence compared to those being                                      marketed without evidence.                                          

 

10:00-11:00        Female Athletic Injuries                                                                                                               Main Ballroom

                              CEU: 1 Category A

                              Speaker: Joanne Baird MD

                              At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

                              1. Describe differences in specific injuries that female athletes sustain compared to their male                                                    counterparts and identify potential reasons for those differences.                                                                                              2.  Explain methods to potentially prevent female athletic injuries.

                              3.  Describe the clinical significance and importance of relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S).                                                    

11:00-11:30        Legislative Q&A with Governmental Affairs Committee Chair                                               Main Ballroom

                              Chris King LAT, ATC

 

11:30-12:30         Versatility of Omega-3 for Athletic Performance and Brain Health                                       Main Ballroom

                              CEU: 1 Category A

                              Speaker: Tavis Piattoly MS, RDN, LDN

                              At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

                              1. Identify the benefits and research on omega-3 for body composition, inflammation, treating                                                    concussions, and tissue recovery.                                                                                               

                              2. Describe the Omega-3 dosing guidelines for health, performance, body composition and                                                        concussion management.                                                                                       

                              3. Differentiate the forms of fish oil for absorption and bioavailability.

 Saturday, May 29th

7:15-8:15              Athletic Training in the Military Setting                                                                                   Main Ballroom

                               CEU: 1 Category A

                               Speaker: Matthew Gardiner M.Ed., LAT, ATC and Justin Moody PhD, LAT, ATC

                               At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

                               1. Describe the roles and responsibilities of the Athletic Trainer in a Military setting and compare to                                           other Athletic Training settings.                                                                                      

                               2. Outline the duties of the Athletic Trainer in the different phases of Basic Combat Training (BCT).                                         3. Discuss and describe common injuries in the Military setting including stress fractures,                                                             tendinopathies, concussions, and foot pathologies.                                                                                                                                                        

8:30-9:30              Covid and Athletics: A Year in Review                                                                                    Main Ballroom

                               CEU: 1 Category A

                               Speaker: James Robinson MD

                               At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

                               1. Identify Covid-19 testing strategies to allow for return-to-play.

                               2. Discuss management of positive athletes and contact tracing.

                               3. Evaluate vaccines and their effect on the pandemic.

9:30-10:30            Tactical to Practical Pre-Hospital Care: Management of Mass-Hemorrhage                       Main Ballroom

                               Domain: II, III

                               Skill Level: Essential

                               CEU: 1 Category EBP

                               Speaker: Ray Castle PhD, LAT, AT, NREMT

                               At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

                               1. Recognize the pathophysiology of mass hemorrhage injuries of the extremities, with a focus on                                               interventional outcomes using various types of commercial vs. improvised tourniquets.                         

                               2. Critically analyze and discuss current evidence-based studies involving positive clinical outcomes in                                       using various types of tourniquets in modern military trauma.                                                                                                    3. Distinguish the types of limitations of various commercially available tourniquets utilized in both                                             tactical and civilian pre-hospital trauma situations.

                               4. Critically analyze and discuss evidence-based decision-making criteria in the application of                                                     tourniquets for various limb trauma situations.

                               5. Use and apply knowledge of tourniquets to various pre-hospital trauma situations encountered by                                         Athletic Trainers.

10:30-11:30         Allergic to Exercise: An Overview of Exercise-Induced Urticaria & Anaphylaxis                  Main Ballroom

                               CEU: 1 Category A

                               Speaker: Matt Gilbert MD

                               At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

                               1. Recognize and diagnose an athlete who experiences exercise-induced urticaria.

                               2. Categorize different risk factors that may predispose an athlete to various urticarial reactions.                                             3. Formulate a treatment and prevention plan for athletes who experience exercise-induced urticaria.                      

1:30-12:30           Performance Enhancing Drugs                                                                                                  Main Ballroom

                               CEU: 1 Category A

                               Speaker: Rudy Harrison MD

                               At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

                               1. Differentiate between the different classes of performance enhancing drugs.

                               2. Identify adverse effects associated with performance enhancing drug use.

                               3. Identify the governing bodies and monitoring process associated with performance enhancing                                               drugs.       

                                                                                       

 Sunday, May 30th

7:15-8:15             Emotional Intelligence- Winning the Room                                                                              Main Ballroom

                               Domain: V

                               Skill Level: Advanced

                               CEU: 1 Category EBP

                               Speaker: Kyle Southall PhD(c), LAT, ATC, PES, CSCS

                               At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

                               1. Identify basic principles of emotional intelligence in a one-on-one setting.

                               2. Identify basic principles of emotional intelligence in a group setting.

                               3. Identify basic enneagram of personality traits and articulate how emotional intelligence principles                                         can affect individual (s) response to a psychological stimulus.

                               4. Select and employ emotional intelligence principles to meet the objective(s) and desired outcome(s)                                     of an interaction with another individual.

 

8:30-9:30             2020 CAATE Standards and Future of AT Education                                                               Main Ballroom

                               CEU: 1 Category A

                               Speaker: Lizzie Elder PhD, LAT, ATC and Jeri Zemke PhD, LAT, ATC

                               At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

                               1. Implement Quality Improvement methods in clinical practice.

                               2. Discuss best practices for supervising clinical education and developing young clinicians.                                                    3. Utilize needs assessment to develop an individual learning plan.

 

9:30-11:30           Improving Efficiency and Outcomes in Pre-Hospital Care                                                       Main Ballroom

                               CEU: 2 Category A

                               Speaker: Ray Castle PhD, LAT, AT, NREMT and Ronnie Harper LAT, AT, NREMT

                               At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

                               1. Describe and examine the essential components of the emergency action plan (EAP) utilized in                                               various Athletic Training practice settings.                                                                                     

                               2. Explain and differentiate the four-step process for implementing a pre-hospital emergency care                                             training program to improve skill competence and patient care outcomes.                                                                              3. Identify the various intrinsic and extrinsic barriers and opportunities for successful implementation of                                     an effective training program.                                                                                                 

                               4. Utilize a systematic process for measuring and evaluating the efficacy of the pre-hospital emergency                                     care training program.

                               5. Construct and design effective and realistic emergency situations utilizing a standardized case report                                     in various Athletic Training settings.                                                                                                         

 

11:30-1:00           Elbow Dissection with Commentary                                                                                          Main Ballroom

                               CEU: 1.5 Category A

                               Speaker: Lyle Cain MD

                               At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

                               1. Explain the anatomical structure of the elbow.

                               2. Identify which structures stress is placed on during different biomechanical positions.

                               3. Correlate location of symptoms with anatomical structures and landmarks

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