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2018 Annual Meeting & Symposium
January 19-21, 2018

  
 

FINAL AGENDA


Friday, January 19

Noon

Registration Opens

1:00 PM

Welcome

Paul Higgs, GATA President

1:10 PM

Emergency Medicine on the Sidelines –Panel Q & A

Devon Carr, MD

Barbara Tucker, RN

2:30 PM

Considerations for the Female Athlete 

Dr. Courtney Gleason, MD

Emory School of Medicine,

Department of Orthopaedics

3:15 PM

Break

3:30 PM

Current Trends in Concussion Management

Sponsored by a Grant from the  CDC Core State Violence and Injury Prevention Program

Keynote Speaker:

Jason Mihalik, PhD, CAT(C), ATC

Matthew A. Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center

4:45 PM

Working with the Media: What to Say Without Saying the Wrong Thing

Katelyn Heck

 WMAZ-TV, Macon

5:30 PM

Adjourn

7:35 PM

Macon Mayhem Social


Saturday, January 20

7:00 AM

Registration

8:00 AM

Welcome

Paul Higgs, GATA President

8:10 AM

Be The Match

Janet Craft MA, LAT, ATC

Be The Match

8:30 AM

Advances in Total Knee Arthoplasty and Rehabilitation Implications

Dr. Robert Thornsberry, MD

OrthoGeorgia

9:15 AM

All in the Balance: Testing and Training Balance Following Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Injury

Sponsored by:  

Bryan Riemann PhD, ATC

Armstrong State University

10:30 AM

Break

10:45 AM

Hip Pain in the Non-Arthritic Hip

Dr. Dominic Carreirra, MD

Peachtree Orthopedics

11:30 AM

Business Meeting - Exhibitors

12:15 PM

Lunch

Keynote Speaker: 

Dr. Robin Hines, 

GHSA Executive Director

GHSA

1:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions:

Current Issues in Secondary School Athletic Training

Secondary School AT Committee & 

Dr Robin Hines

Current Issues in the College/University Athletic Training

Paul Higgs, Amos Mansfield, Nick Pappas, Dr. Jeff Hugdahl

Concussion Panel - Complex Cases, Return to Learn

Lauren Carter

2:30 PM

Break

2:45 PM

Treating Osteoarthritis

Jennifer Hootman PhD, ATC, FACSM, FNATA

CDC Division of Population Health

3:15 PM

Osteoarthritis:  All You Need to Know in Under 30 Minutes

Dr. Dennis Jorgensen, MD

OrthoGeorgia

3:45 PM

AC Joint: Biomechanics and Injury Treatment

Mark Albert ATC, PT, SCS

4:30 PM

Update on AT Curriculum Program Transitions

Bud Cooper, Steve Patterson, Mandy Jarriel, Jessica Miles

AT Program Directors

5:15 PM

Adjourn

6:30 PM

Honors & Awards Dinner /Hall of Fame Induction

Keynote Speaker: 

Nick Pappas, LAT, ATC

Florida State University

Sunday, January 21

Registration Opens

8:30 AM

Welcome

Amos Mansfield,

GATA Vice President

8:35 AM

Management of Spinal Injuries

Amrish Patel MD

Sports and Spine Institute

9:15 AM

Cervical Spine Evaluation and Treatment

Mike Polascik, PT, DSc, ATC, CSCS, MDT, CMTPT, FAAOMPT

OrthoGeorgia /

University of North Georgia

10:00 AM

On Field Management of Cervical Spine Injuries (including Equipment Removal)

Olivia King MS, LAT, ATC, NREMT

Brandon Tew

Noon

Adjourn

Printed manuals will not be provided this year but electronic copies of presentations will be available online during the meeting. Feel free to bring your laptop or tablet to download the presentation while you take notes. Free WiFi access will be available in the auditorium.



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