2018 Agenda

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Friday, June 8th – Yankee Hill Rooms

TimeSession InfoSpeakers
9:00 AM – 11:00 AMTransforming your balance protocols: More than meets the eye
Capacity: 30 Cost: $20.00
Adam Rosen, PhD, ATC
11:45 AM – 12:30 PMConference Registration Open
12:30 PM – 12:45 PMOpening Remarks
NSATA Executive Board
12:45 PM – 1:45 PMBrains and Sprains: Musculoskeletal Injury Risk Following Concussions

Robert Lynall, PhD, ATC
1:45 PM – 2:45 PMNeuropathological and Neurocognitive Test Considerations for the Athletic Trainer
CEUs: 1
Daniel Tomes, MD, FAANS
2:45 PM – 3:15 PMBreak
3:15 PM – 4:15 PMThe Science Behind Head Impact Indicators: Will They Improve Your Clinical Practice

Robert Lynall, PhD, ATC
4:15 PM – 5:15 PMPanel Discussion: Implementation of Head Impact Sensors in the Secondary School Setting
CEUs: 1
Robert Lynall, PhD, ATC, Bill Kleber, ATC, Rick Nelson, ATC, Steve Eubanks

Hall of Fame Banquet – Lancaster IV, V, VI Rooms

TimeSession InfoSpeakers
6:00 PM – 7:00 PMMembership Social Hour
7:00 PM – 7:45 PMMeal
7:45 PM – 9:00 PMPresentation of Awards
9:00 PM – 10:00 PMClosing Social

Saturday, June 9th – Yankee Hill Rooms

TimeSession InfoSpeakers
7:30 AM – 8:00 AMBreakfast and Opening Remarks
8:00 AM – 9:00 AMNFL Concussion Protocol and Return to Play – What is Really Going On?
CEUs: 1
Rick Burkholder, MS, ATC
9:00 AM – 10:00 AMLegal Aspects for Athletic Trainers Dealing with Sports-Related Concussion
CEUs: 1
Karen A. Haase
10:00 AM – 10:15 AMBreak
10:15 AM – 11:15 AMThe Practice Act: Current and Future Applications to My Clinical Practice
CEUs: 1.0
Becky Wisell
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMEquip Yourself to Engage Effectively
CEUs: 0.75
Joselyn Luedtke
12:00 PM – 12:15 PMBreak – Pick-up Lunch
12:30 PM – 2:00 PMNSATA Business Meeting
NSATA Executive Board



The target audience for this conference is certified athletic trainers, allied health care professionals and athletic training students.


The NSATA Summer Education Conference program includes Essential and Advanced level sessions.

The Nebraska State Athletic Trainers’ Association is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers.


Statements of Credit will be provided electronically after to the conference to each attendee who completes the following:

  • Registered and paid fee
  • Sign-in at conference
  • Attend the conference
  • Complete and return participant assessment and program evaluation