2021 FWATA Virtual AMCS hosted by CVENT

This is a prerecorded event that will launch on April 30, 2021. This year’s event will offer athletic trainers a flexible platform to take the courses at your own pace, create your own schedule by selecting individual sessions to view from the program library, and return to previously viewed sessions to review information.

A total of 22 CEUs (16.25 Category A CEUs and 5.75 EBP CEUs) will be available. Please note: The 2021 FWATA AMCS will run from April 30 through June 13.

Cost of registration for the 2021 FWATA VAMCS is $50.


Friendly Reminders:
Last day to finish viewing on-demand education session videos is June 13.
Last day to submit education session feedback surveys is June 20.
– Please allow for 3-6 weeks after the end of the event to receive CEU certificate via email.

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

Quick Links

Thank you for your interest in our FWATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium.

Interested exhibitors can contact Bill Chamber or Leroy Heu

Please contact the FWATA R&G Committee Chair with any questions:

Melissa Montgomery PhD, ATC
Chair, FWATA Research and Grants Committee
California State University, Fullerton

The 2021 FWATA Paul Schechter Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament is currently scheduled for April 15, 2021 at the Desert Pines Golf Club. Scheduled for a 1:00pm shotgun start. Proceeds go toward funding FWATA athletic training student scholarships. We will continue to provide updates as the event approaches.

For more information please contact Dennis Goebel.

Thank you for your interest in presenting at the 2021 FWATA Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposium.

The proposal submission period is closed.

FWATA Speaker Compensation Policy

2022 – April 28 – May 1 at the Town and Country Resort – San Diego

FWATA is a “BOC Approved Provider.”

Please note that the provider numbers vary by category and/or individual sessions (i.e. EBP sessions have different provider numbers that are unique to each session) when reporting the CEUs you earned from FWATA Annual Meetings and Clinical Symposiums. The provider numbers is located towards the bottom of the CEU certificate of attendance.

For Category A CEUs, enter “Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium” for Activity Ttile. For EBP CEUs, enter the title to the course you attended. Course titles are ocated toward the top of the EBP CEU Certificate of attendance. Listed below is the maxium number of CEUs that were available for each category, for each meeting. Registered attendees are responsible for tracking the actual number of CEU hours that they earned by attending various sessions.

Previous Meetings:

April 25-28, 2019
2019 Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium
Town and Country Resort
San Diego, CA
12 Category A CEUs; 6 EBP CEUs

April 26-29, 2018
2018 Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium
Westgate Resort and Casino Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada
17 Category A CEUs; 6 EBP CEUs

April 27-30, 2017
2017 Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium
Westgate Resort and Casino Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada
12 Category A CEUs; 5 EBP CEUs

July 12-16, 2016
2016 Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium
Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou
Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i
15 Category A CEUs and 5 EBP CEUs
**Important Note: If you attended the last EBP session (Speaker: Lori A. Michener, PhD, Pt, ATC, SCS, FAPTA), it is only approved for a maximum of 1.0 EBP CEU, not two. Please make sure to enter the correct number of CEUs to avoid an audit**

April 17-19, 2015
2015 Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium
Town and Country Resort and Spa
San Diego, California
12 Category A CEUs and 5 EBP CEUs

April 11-13, 2014
2014 Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium
Las Vegas Hotel
Las Vegas, Nevada
16 Category A CEUs

Reporting CE to the BOC:

ATs must complete a predetermined number of continuing education units (CEUs) during the certification maintenance period. The current period ends December 31, 2021. (11:59pm CT). Please use the following link to the BOC Website for more information about maintaining and reporting CEUs: New Link


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

Committee Commissioner

Cal Poly Pomona

Justine Coliflores

Public Relations

University of San Diego

Leroy Heu ATC

Committee Member

UC Santa Barbara

Kris Boyle-Walker

Program Commissioner

Orthopaedic Specialty Institute

Bill Chambers

Exhibit Coordinator

Palm Springs, CA

Ginger Lei Ehrke

Registration Commissioner

Desert Oasis High School

Kristal Slover

Committee Member

Cal Poly SLO

Kavin Tsang, PhD,

Programming Subcommittee

Far West Athletic Trainers Association