Target Audience The purpose of this Symposium is to review current topics, trends, and techniques in athletic training as well as the promotion of the practice of athletic training. This symposium is designed for athletic trainers and other health care professionals who wish to further their knowledge in the topics listed below.
Continuing EducationNDATA is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education (CE) for Certified Athletic Trainers (ATs). This program has the potential of a maximum of 2 hours of evidence-based practice (EBP) and 6.5 hours of Category A CEs. ATs are responsible for claiming only those hours actually spent participating in CE activity.
Lodging AccommodationsA block of rooms has been reserved for Friday night at the Baymont by Wyndham (701-633-7401) 2611 Old Red Trail Mandan, ND 58554 at a discounted rate. Reserve by March 31, 2019.
Directions Baymont Hotel and Convention CenterFrom I-94: Stay in the left 2 lanes to take the I-94 W exit towards Mandan. Take Exit 152 for Sunset Drive. Use middle lane to turn right onto Sunset Drive. Use the left lane to turn left onto Old Red Trail. Destination will be on the left.
Contact InformationRachel Johnson Krug, Program DirectorUniversity of Mary701-355-8206 (o) 701-391-0109c)firstname.lastname@example.org
Speaker InformationMark Poolman, MS, LAT, ATC, CSCSAssistant Athletic TrainerInstructor/Service Coordinator, Department of Sports MedicineUniversity of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
Melissa Henke MDMedical DirectorHeartview Foundation, Bismarck, ND
Sharon Bratrud, M.S. LAT, ATCAssistant ProfessorAthletic Training Clinical Education CoordinatorValley City State University, Valley City, ND
Rachelle Hunt, M. Ed, GTS, LAT, ATCAssistant ProfessorAthletic Training Program DirectorValley City State University, Valley City, ND
Jeff Konin PhD, PT, ATC, FACSM, FNATAVice President for Global Education & ResearchAmerican Institute of Balance & American Institute for Continuing Medical EducationClearwater, Florida
Miranda Huffman, DPTPhysical TherapistThe Bone & Joint Center, Bismarck, ND
Tim Juelson MDOrthopedic SurgeonThe Bone and Joint Center, Bismarck ND
Friday Agenda 5:00-5:30 Registration5:30-5:45 Welcome and Announcements5:45-7:00 Emergency Decision in Hockey - Mark Poolman - Essential, IIIObjectives:
Participants will be able to evaluate and differentiate when to spine board with the unique variables of hockey.
Participants will be able to identify potential on ice emergencies and formulate proper protocols.
Participants will be able to develop an Emergency Action Plan specific to hockey.
7:00 – 7:15 Break7:15-8:15 Addiction - Dr. Melissa Henke - Essential- I, III, IV
Participants will understand addiction as a disease.
Participants will recognize health risks of addiction.
Participants will be able to explain the different approaches to the treatment of addiction.
Participants will discuss current controversiessurrounding addictions.
8:15 – 8:45 Narwho, Narhow, Narwhen, NARCAN!!!! - Sharon Bratrud - Rachelle Hunt - Essential, III, IV
Participants will understand the NATA Consensus Statement: Managing Prescription and Non-Prescription Medication in the Athletic Training Facility.
Participants will understand the North Dakota Century Code related to the Good Samaritan Law
Participants will be able to identify opioids that may result in an unintentional overdose.
Participants will identify 2 routes of naloxone administration for opioid overdose.
Participants will identify risk factors associated with opioid overdose.
Participants will explain how to recognize and respond to opioid overdose.
Participants will demonstrate the use of and administration of a naloxone nasal rescue kit.
9:00 Social -Baymont by Wyndham Hotel
Saturday Agenda 7:30 - 8:00 Breakfast Buffet8:00 - 8:10 Opening Remarks8:10 - 9:10 Clinical Examination of Knee Ligament Stability - Jeff Konin, PhD, PT, ATC FACSM, FNATA - Advanced/Mastery - II
Participants will formulate a clinical algorithm for knee ligament assessment.
Participants will differentiate between anterior and posterior translation in an acute knee ligament injury.
Participants will critique commonly performed special tests for knee ligament instability.
9:15 - 10:15 Surgical Considerations of the Knee - A Case Discussion - Dr. Tim Juelson - Essential/Mastery I, IV
Participants recognize different surgical techniques used in the knee.
Participants will appraise the effectiveness of different techniques used in different diagnosis
10:15 - 10:30 Break10:30 - 12:00 Return to Play: Current Concepts & Strategies - Miranda Huffman, DPT - Essential/Mastery I, IV
Participants will identify the components of return to sport and unrestricted activity following a lower extremity injury.
Participants will understand the role and implementation of isokinetic testing in rehab progression and return to activity following LE injury or surgery.
Participants will understand how functional testing fits into the decision making process or rehab progression and return to sport or unrestricted activity following a LE injury or surgery.
Participants will identify specific functional tests to utilize in a clinical setting for rehab progression, return to sport, or as a screening tool to reduce occurrence of LE injuries.
Participants will observe and evaluate the demonstration, proper instruction, and assessment through video analysis of functional tests.
12:00 - 2:00 Lunch and NDATA Business Meeting 12:00 - 12:20 iLead Presentation -Kerry Hoffman2:00 - 2:10 Break2:10 - 4:10 Cannabis & Sport: Ethical, Legal and Medical Implications - Jeff Konin, PhD, ATC, FACSM, FNATA - Essential I, IV
Participants will understand the world-wide history of cannabis from the earliest centuries to the current state.
Participants will differentiate between THC and CBD.
Participants will recognize changes in perceptions and cultural/social norms regarding the use of cannabis among athletes.
Participants will compare and contrast benefits and risks of cannabis and its potential role with patient care.
4:10 - 4:40 - Concussion Roundtable Discussion
4:40 - 5:00 Closing Remarks