11th Annual KATS Symposium

11th Annual KATS Symposium
November 12th, 2017
7:00 am registration opens; Program begins at 8:30 am
Kansas State University
K-State Student Union
918 N. 17th Street • Manhattan, KS, 66506

 Workshop Schedule:

  Grand Ballroom S and U Rooms Justin Hall – room 163, 164, 146 and 127
7-8:30 am Registration – breakfast danishes sponsored by Cramer; KATS Stickers sponsored by Inspire Health and Performance, LLC
8:30-9:30 Taylor Hooton Organization – Tavis Piattoly – Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs: The Pressure to Perform Student Breakfast Networking Event/Roundtable
9:30-9:45 Break
9:45-10:45 Dr. David Carr and Becky Bliss – Evaluation and Treatment of Vestibular Ocular Dysfunction following Sport Related Concussion (BOC Approved EBP)
10:45-11:45 Dr. Peter Stanwell – Fulbright Scholar  – Key Note Speaker – Neuroimaging in Sports Concussion
11:45-1:00  KATS Business Meeting and Lunch


1:00-2:00 Kevin Stalsberg – HIPAA/FERPA in the Age of Electronic Communication Morgan Rakestraw and Kodee Walls  – Cultivating Care: A Social Determinants Approach to Patient Advocacy
2:00-2:30 Break -snacks sponsored by Sports Health
2:30-3:30 Jason Yoder – Bridging the Gap Between Rehabilitation and Performance in the Adolescent Throwing Athlete Morgan Rakestraw and Amy Cahill – Casting Lab (Students Only)
3:30-4:30 Dr. Trevor Gaskill – Upper Extremity Injuries in the Overhead Throwing Athlete Kathy Ure and Jean Sanchez – Inter-professional Education and Patient Care  (Students Only)
4:30-5:30 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: KATS Symposium 2017 Speaker Bios and Objectives

Seminar Registration

Register through this link (hyperlink this https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kansas-athletic-trainers-society-11th-annual-symposium-2017-registration-35148150063 )

For more information

contact Karen Garrison, MA, LAT, ATC at Karen.garrison@washburn.edu


Course Fee:

$35 per certified AT KATS Member (Early Bird Price- before Oct     30th – after price goes to $45)
$50 per certified AT non-KATS Member (Early Bird Price- before Oct 30th – after price goes to $60)
$15 per AT student KATS Member (Early Bird Price- before Oct 30th  – after price goes to $20)
$25 per AT student non-KATS Member (Early Bird Price- before Oct 30th – after price goes to $30)


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 seven days before the symposium.

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. 


We would also like to thank these great companies who sponsored the registration gift, the breakfast, and the afternoon snack break and for their dedication to athletic training in Kansas: