2017 Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposium

article_westgate las vegasThe 2017 FWATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium sponsored by [SPONSOR HERE} will be held April 27-30 at the:

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
3000 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109 | 702.732.5111
Hotel Registration Link

17 CEUs total (12 Category A CEUs and 5 EBP CEUs) will be offered for the 2017 Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposium. Each registrant will receive one Certificate of Attendance for up to 12 Category A CEUs. Up to five (5) additional EBP CEUs* will be available to ATCs at no additional cost.

Registration opening date TBA
ANNUAL MEETING REGISTRATION

* In accordance with BOC guidelines, attendees must pre-register, check-in, attend, and complete a session evaluation form in order to earn and receive the EBP CEUs. The EBP CEU Certificates of Attendance will be available at the conclusion of each Evidence Based Practice session.

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The FWATA Annual Meeting is intended primarily for Certified Athletic Trainers but will also have pertinent information and content for other health care providers. Sessions at this meeting will cover all 5 domains of athletic training: Injury/Illness Prevention and Wellness, Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis, Immediate and Emergency Care, Treatment and Rehabilitation, and Organization and Professional Health and Well-Being. Educational sessions at this meeting, intended for Certified Athletic Trainers, according to the education levels described by the PDC, are considered to be Essential/Advanced/Mastery Level programming.

There will also be sessions designated for athletic training students. These sessions will primarily be composed of Essential Level programming.

2017 Educational Program and Meeting Schedule 

Programming is subject to change without notice.

Please continue to check for updates, which will include additional programming, abstracts and course objectives.

Interested exhibitors please contact Bill Chambers at jocdok@gmail.com or 760.360.5301.

TBD

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino [April 27-30, 2017]
3000 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Resort Phone: 702.732.5111

Hotel Reservation Link

Use  “Group Code:  SFW7R” for the room block rates.

The proposal submission period for the 2017 Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium is now closed.

Pre-Registration rates are available until March 31, 2017 by 9:00pm PDT. We are unable to accept purchase orders.  Accepted forms of payment include: Credit Card (Visa and MasterCard only) and check.

Convention Registration Fees
Early
Advance
Late
(Your current NATA membership status must match the category for which you are registering)
Jan 23 – Feb 28
Mar 1 – Mar 31
Apr 1 – Apr 29
Certified – NATA Member
$ 195.00
$ 230.00
$ 275.00
Certified – Non-Member Join NATA
$ 430.00
$ 465.00
$ 510.00
Student Certified – NATA Member (Not requesting CEUs, including EBP CEUs)
$ 135.00
$ 130.00
$ 150.00
Student Certified – Non-Member (Not requesting CEUs, including EBP CEUs)
$ 220.00
$ 235.00
$ 265.00
Student – NATA Member
$ 100.00
$ 130.00
$ 125.00
Student – Non-Member Join NATA
$ 135.00
$ 150.00
$ 175.00

 

If you are paying for your registration by check:

  1. First, complete and submit the registration form online
  2. Make your check payable to: “FWATA”
  3. Include copy of online registration confirmation with check
  4. All check payments must be paid in full. Mail check payment and copy of online registration confirmation to:

FWATA Registration
ATTN:  Ginger Lei Ehrke
11022 Saint Rafael Street
Las Vegas, NV 89141

Check Payment Deadlines:

  • EARLY Registration check payments must be postmarked by Tuesday, February 28, 2017.
  • ADVANCE Registration check payments must be postmarked by Friday, March 31, 2017.
  • LATE Registration check payments will be due upon check-in at the onsite registration area at convention.

General Cancellation and Refund Policy:
Refund requests must be sent in writing to gsehrke@interact.ccsd.net. If the request is made prior to refund deadline, FWATA will process your reimbursement no later than eight weeks after the last day of the Annual Meeting. Refunds will be issued in the same form as the payment received. FWATA will offer a full refund of registration fees up to one week prior to the start of the Annual Meeting (April 20, 2017 at 11:59pm). Refunds requested within a week of the start of the Annual Meeting will be subject to a $25.00 administrative fee. No cancellations will be processed after the final day of the Annual Meeting

Important Note: Registrants are responsible for being aware of the various cancellation policies/deadlines and applicable refunds for each selection made. The policies/deadlines can be found under the “Fees” tab of the registration website.

ANNUAL MEETING REGISTRATION

Group Registration Form (.xlsx)

Fees and Cancellation Policies link

FWATA Non-Discriminatory Practices

The Far West Athletic Trainers’ Association (FWATA) ensures that no individual should be denied participation in CE programs offered by BOC Approved Providers on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, military status, sexual orientation or age. FWATA ensures that sole credentialed Athletic Trainers can attend FWATA Education Programs.

  •        Programs are available and accessible to all appropriate participants
  •        No unlawful discrimination is associated with programming or related programs

*Subject to change

Exhibit Hall

A FWATA Symposium annual event, the exhibit hall will offer hands-on viewing of the latest in supplies and services in the sports medicine field. The exhibit hall will be open all day on Friday and Saturday for members to experience. Detailed hours will be posted as the event approaches.

FWATA Awards Dinner

The annual FWATA Awards Dinner will take place Saturday, April 29 and include a pre-event social. This ticketed event is included in your registration fees.

Annual Student Scholarship Golf Tournament

April 27, 2017

Las Vegas National Country Club
1911 E Desert Inn Road
Las Vegas, NV 89169
702.889.1000

http://www.lasvegasnational.com/

Registration will open Monday, January 23, 2017

For more information please click on the golf link from the Annual Meeting Tab

Cost will be $125 and include Green Fees, Lunch, Dinner, Gifts and Prizes. All profits will go directly to the FWATA Student Scholarship Fund.

2018 – April 26-29 at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino (formely LVH)
2019 – April 25-28 at the Town and Country Resort and Convention Center

Annual Meeting Sponsors

Updated information can be found here as it becomes available and via FWATA membership email updates. For specific questions feel free to contact:  

Ruem Malasarn MA, ATC

Committee Commissioner

Cal Poly Pomona 909.869.2834

Bill Chambers ATC

Exhibit Coordinator

Palm Springs, CA 760.360.5301

Ginger Lei Ehrke ATC, LAT

Registration Commissioner

Del Sol High School 808.756.2130

Hazel Ando MS, ATC

Public Relations

UC Santa Barbara 805.893.8320

Kris Boyle-Walker MPT, OCS, ATC, CHT

Program Commissioner

Orthopaedic Specialty Institute 714.937.2104

Kristal Slover ATC

Committee Member

Cal Poly Pomona 805.756.6065