Since 1974, the NCATA has served to support athletic trainers, to promote and advance the profession of athletic training in North Carolina. The NCATA is a member of the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainers Association (District 3) and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.     

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43RD CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM & AWARDS CEREMONY

MARCH 6-8, 2020

 

HOLIDAY INN SUNSPREE

1706 N Lumina Avenue   |    Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480

HOST HOTEL RESERVATIONS

Call 1-877-330-5050 or CLICK HERE

Group code is ATA

ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM

TARGET AUDIENCE

The target audience for this event is athletic trainers. Other health care providers who may also benefit from the content and are welcome to attend.

 

KEY LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Attendees will be able to:

  • Best practices for evolution of the profession of athletic training

  • Describe the current and future direction of the athletic training profession

  • Identify concussion vision management prevention and rehabilitation strategies

  • Perform evidence-based vision training as it relates to concussions

  • Identify current trends as it pertains to the use of the long spine board and EMS Transport

  • Perform evidence-based evaluation and therapeutic interventions for acute joint dislocations

  • Identify current prevention, recognition, and management of Exertional Heat Stroke

  • Identify appropriate strategies to creating an inclusive Athletic Training Environment

  • Describe common peer to peer mental health conditions and interventions

  • Identify and describe appropriate medical care for the Secondary School athlete

  • Describe what is Dry Needling and its role in injury management

 

TOPICS COVERED

  • Appearance and Performance Enhancing Substances

  • Concussion: Sports Vision and Injury Prevention / Rehabilitation

  • Spinal Motion Restriction / Long Spine Board a thing of the past?

  • Immediate & Emergency Care Professional Responsibility

  • Management of Acute Joint Dislocation

  • Management and Care of Exertional Heat Stroke

  • Creating an Inclusive Environment in Athletic Training

  • Appropriate Medical Care for Secondary School Athletes in NC

  • Dry Needling

  • Peer to Peer Mental Health

​​CONTINUING EDUCATION POLICY

In order to receive Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credit for participation in all NCATA sessions, attendees shall submit a survey/quiz for CEU opportunity by the published deadline.  Within two weeks  following  the conclusion of the symposium you will receive an email with instructions of how to complete survey/quiz for CEU opportunity.  Once you complete the survey/quiz you should receive a link to the CEU certificate/s.  If you do not receive an email survey/quiz following the meeting please notify Michael J. Guerrero by email at mgatc@aol.com.   

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

Please contact Michael J. Guerrero, M.Ed., LAT, ATC at 919-868-7422, 919-662-2379x22267; or by email at mgatc@aol.com about disability accommodation needs at your earliest convenience, but no later than 3/1/2020.

CONTACT HOURS/CEUS:

Total 14.5 CEU's are available for this symposium (8 Category A CEU's / 6.5 EBP CEU) are possible depending on sessions attended.   CPR course will be offered for an additional charge of $30.  CEU's subject to change pending BOC Approval or schedule conflicts.

 

FEE STRUCTURE

Prior to March 2, 2020

Professional

NATA Member $125.00

Non-member  $185.00

Student

NATA Member $45.00

Non-member  $65.00

 

On-site

Professional

NATA Member $185.00

Non-member  $275.00

Student

NATA Member $65.00

Non-member  $95.00

 

Awards Luncheon

 

Additional guests   $30.00

 

CPR Session        $30.00

 

The following will be complementary:

NCATA Executive Board, Board Representative, Pioneer, and Hall of Fame Members, Approved Speaker or Symposium Committee Member                                           

QUESTIONS? Contact:

Michael J. Guerrero, MEd, LAT, ATC

919-868-7422

919-662-2379 x22267

mgatc@aol.com

CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY

If you are not able to attend, please notify Michael J. Guerrero by email at mgatc@aol.com. NOTIFICATION MUST BE SENT BY 3/1/2020.  ANY NOTIFICATION FOLLOWING THIS DEADLINE WILL NOT RECEIVE A REFUND.