KATS Annual Symposium & Business Meeting 2023
November 12th, 2023
Capitol Federal Building
1654 Naismith Drive
University of Kansas | Lawrence, KS
Please join us for the 2023 Annual KATS Meeting and Symposium. The event will be held on Sunday, November 12th, 2023 in Lawrence, KS at the University of Kansas Capitol Federal Building. The address for the event is 1654 Naismith Drive from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. The Symposium will include 6 Category A hours.
Speaker bios, presentation objectives, knowledge gaps, and clinical bottom lines
All presenters bios, presentation objectives, knowledge gaps, and clinical bottom lines can be found at these links:
7:00-8:00 am- Registration
8:00-8:30- KATS Awards Ceremony
8:30-9:00-Presidents Update to Membership
9:00-10:00- Mental Health
10:15-11:15- Empowering Athletic Trainers: The Science of Self-Care and Peer Support in Combating Burnout and Secondary Traumatic Stress -Jim Persinger, Ph.D., Clinical Director NATA Region 5
11:15-12:15 H2F Athletic Trainer in the US Army Jeff Kreuser M.S., LAT
12:15-1:15 - KATS Business Meeting and Lunch
1:15-2:15 - Low Back Pain, Lorna Jarrett, PT
2:15-2:30 - Break
2:30-3:30 - Adjunct Airways: Why you need more than a pocket mask Jennifer Volberding PhD, LAT, ATC and Jaclyn Arduini, MS, LAT, ATC, CAT(C)
3:30-4:30 - Member Advocacy Rusty McKune MS, ATC
4:30-4:45 - Closing
**Schedule is subject to changes
**schedule is subject to changes
Begins at 7:00 a.m., please bring a hard copy of your registration or download the Eventbrite app to have information available on your smart device.
Free parking in Lot 90, just south of the Capitol Federal Building.
Choose your sandwich during the online registration process.
Register through this link:
- Registration opened Oct 1, 2022.
- Early Bird Pricing will end on October 31st at 5:00 p.m.
- All on-line registration will end on November 11th at 5:00 p.m.
- Registration can be done the day of the symposium however ALL attendees will be charged $75.00(both certified and students) and lunch is not guaranteed.
- The first 75 certified Athletic Trainer's registered will receive a special gift.
- Early Bird Registration:
- $50 – early bird KATS Certified Member, until 10/31
- $20 – early bird KATS Student Member, until 10/31
- $65 – early bird Non-KATS Certified Member, until 10/31
- $30 – early Non-KATS Student Member, until 10/31
- Regular Registration:
- $60 – KATS Certified Member, after 10/31
- $25 – KATS Student Member, after 10/31
- $75 – Non-KATS Certified Member, after 10/31
- $35 – Non-KATS Student Member, after 10/31
This program has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 Cat A CEUs
Required Materials and Equipment:
No materials or equipment are required for this event; however, participants are encouraged to have sufficient technology to further encompass the learning objectives and complete required assessments.
N/A for this event
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
Level of Difficulty for CEU’s:
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 approved by the Board of Certification, Inc to offer continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers.
The Kansas Athletic Trainers’ Society does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, military status, sexual orientation or age. The Kansas Athletic Trainers’ Society is committed to accessibility and non-discrimination in all aspects of its continuing education activities. Participants who have special needs are encouraged to contact program organizers so that all reasonable efforts to accommodate these needs can be made.
To complete the registration process, AT’s will need the following:
KSBHA license #
NATA member #
Students will need to indicate the school they currently attend
Other Healthcare Professional's can just enter 4 zero's in those boxes.
Final survey will be sent through Eventbrite e-mail after the completion of the event; the survey must be completed to access CEU Statement of Credit
*Students if you are a NATA member, you are also a KATS member. If you are not a NATA member in that box just put n/a.
To apply for your NPI please use the following link: https://nppes.cms.hhs.gov/NPPES/Welcome.doFor more information on why it is important to obtain an NPI number please visit the following website: https://www.nata.org/practice-patient-care/revenue-reimbursement/national-provider-identifier-npi
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