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JANUARY 25-27, 2019

The 2019 GATA Annual Meeting and Symposium will be held January 25-27,2019 on the Atlanta campus of Mercer University.  This year’s symposium provides attendees important educational opportunities, business meeting, a social, and networking opportunities. 

Topics include concussion management, biologic medicine, psychological first aid, casting techniques, and other subjects relevant to varied settings in athletic training. 

The program is intended to provide entry-level and experienced Athletic Trainers opportunities to learn new skills and techniques on a variety of sports medicine related topics, as well as gain knowledge on issues important to the practice of athletic healthcare. 

Learning objectives: 

Sessions are geared to cover injury recognition, prevention and wellness protection, clinical evaluation and diagnosis, immediate and emergency care, rehabilitation and organizational and professional well-being.  Objectives include the following and more:

  • Understanding of principles needed to make appropriate return to play decisions following concussion
  • Understanding emotional intelligence in physically active populations
  • Understanding current trends in biological medicine
  • Understanding of concepts regarding psychological first aid in the college AT setting
Target Audience: All Athletic Trainers

Cancellation/refund policy: Cancellations must be in writing to qualify for refund and submitted to GATA Treasurer. Cancellation request received two weeks prior to the start of the scheduled meeting = full refund minus $5 processing fee. Cancellation request received one week prior to start of scheduled meeting = 50% refund. Cancellation request received <7 days prior to start of the meeting = No refund. 

Attending the entire conference will include over 12 Category A CEUs.

Registration:  Discounted early registration rates start at $130 for certified members and $85 for students.  Day Passes for a single day's registration start at $45.  Early registration discounts end 1/18/19.  

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