11th Annual KATS Symposium


November 12th, 2017
8:00 am registration; Program begins at 8:30 am
Kansas State University
Justin Hall

1324 Lovers Lane • Manhattan, KS, 66506



Workshop Schedule:

  Main Room Room #2
8-8:30 am Registration and Breakfast Pastries
8:30-9:30 Femoracetabular Impingement: the arthroscopic approach (Dr. Scott Mullen-KU Med) The Pediatric Patient Population (No Stone Unturned Physical Therapy Clinic )
9:30-10:30 Management of Articular Hip Dysfunction in the Athlete (Megan Bechtold, PT- KU Med) Overtraining Syndrome vs Metabolic Conditions (Jack Ransone)
10:30-10:45 BREAK
10:45-11:45 The Importance of Hitting the Hill and Governmental Advocacy for ATs (Jeff McKibbon – OK AT Assoc and Tom Bruno – KATS Lobbyist)
11:45-1:00 KATS Business Meeting and box lunches
1:00-2:00 Hydration Considerations in Ice Hockey (Dawn Emerson)
2:00-3:00 Weathering Weather: An Evidence Based Update (Brett McQueen) (EBP CEU)
3:00-3:15 BREAK
3:15-4:15 Concussion Management Round Table  (Phil V, M Padfield, M Thomason, C Fleming, Dr. Wright, K Andereck)
4:15-5:00 KATS QUIZ BOWL

 Educational Materials

The workshop will provide lecture outlines, notes or power points as approved by the presenters. These may be provided electronically and/or in hard copy versions.

Facilitators’ Bio/Qualifications and Presentation Objectives: Speaker Bios

Seminar Registration

Register here at 11th Annual KATS Symposium

For more information contact: Karen Garrison, MS, LAT, ATC at Karen.garrison@washburn.edu



Course Fee: $35 per certified AT participant

$15 per AT student participant


Course Credit: This program has been approved for a maximum of 5.0 hours of “Category A” BOC Continuing Education Units based on attendance. This program has also been approved for 1.0 hours of EBP CEU credit based on attendance and fulfillment of appropriate assessments.



Confirmation of registration will be sent via e-mail within three days of receipt by the Eventbrite system. Cancellations should be directed to the email above or to kansasathletictrainerssociety@gmail.com at least two working days before the lecture.


Level of Difficulty for CEU’s:      Essential Level

According to the education levels described by the Professional Development Committee (PDC), the following continuing education course is considered to be Essential Level.



The Kansas Athletic Trainers’ Society is recognized by the Board of Certification of Athletic Training to offer continuing education for certified athletic trainers.


The Kansas Athletic Trainers’ Society is committed to accessibility and non-discrimination in all aspects of continuing education programs.  Participation may not be restricted based on age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, disability, military status, or disability.  Participants with special needs are encouraged to contact the Kansas Athletic Trainers’ Society so that reasonable efforts to accommodate special needs may be arranged.