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2018 Annual Meeting & Symposium
January 19-21, 2018

  
 

 

TENTATIVE AGENDA


(As of 12/12/17)


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

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

Management of Ankle Instability 

Sponsored by:


Bryan Riemann PhD, ATC

Armstrong State University

10:30 AM

Break

10:45 AM

Management of Hip Injuries

Dr. Dominic Carreirra, MD

Peachtree Orthopedics

11:30 AM

BREG - Business Meeting - Exhibitors

Steve Prettyman


12:15 PM

Lunch

Keynote Speaker: 

Dr. Robin Hines, 

GHSA Executive Director

GHSA

1:30 PM

Current Issues in Secondary School Athletic Training

Secondary School AT Committee & Dr Robin Hines


2:15 PM

Concussion Panel - Complex Cases, Return to Learn

Lauren Carter


3:00 PM

Break

3:15 PM

Treating Osteoarthritis

Jennifer Hootman

Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Population Health

3:45 PM

 Osteoarthritis:  All You Need to Know

Dr. Dennis Jorgensen, MD

OrthoGeorgia

4:15 PM

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

Katelyn Heck

WMAZ-TV, Macon

4:45 PM

Update on Curriculum Programs transition

Bud Cooper, Steve Patterson, Mandy Jarriel, Jessica Miles

AT Program Directors

5:30 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

Cervical Spine 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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