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At this time CATA is evaluating options for the annual business meeting and clinical symposium. We are committed to bringing both to you, as promised. Please be patient as we work through the details.
Thank you for your interest in presenting at the 2020 CATA Annual Clinical Symposium! The Colorado Athletic Trainers' Association Professional Development Committee oversees the evolution of education, which consists of committee-developed programming and proposal submissions.
We welcome proposal submissions from CATA members and non-members for the following program formats. Be sure to read the proposal guidelines for each program format prior to submission.
1. FEATURE PRESENTATION
Length: 60 minutes
2. LEARNING LAB
Length: 30-60 minutes lecture &
30-60 minutes lab
3. CLINICAL VIGNETTE
Length: 20-30 minutes
4. BEST PRACTICES
Length: 20-60 minutes
5. FREE COMMUNICATION: POSTER
Type: Poster Presentation
IMPORTANT INFORMATION - READ BEFORE SUBMITTING YOUR PROPOSAL
Proposal topics must fall within one of the five (5) domains of practice for athletic training. Detailed domain information can be found in the Board of Certification Practice Analysis.
1. Injury and Illness Prevention and Wellness Promotion
2. Examination, Assessment, and Diagnosis
3. Immediate and Emergency Care
4. Therapeutic Intervention
5. Healthcare Administration and Professional Responsibility
You are encouraged to contact the Professional Development Committee (PDC) to discuss your idea and/or presentation format. Please note consultation with the PDC does not guarantee a session or idea will be accepted/approved.
Proposal submissions must avoid any affiliation with a commercial product or service.
Proposals must be complete and accurate with confirmed topic and list of speakers
Incomplete and/or late submissions will not be considered
The deadline for submission is April 12, 2020, at 11:59 pm MST.
After April 12, 2020, the CATA PDC will approve proposals on a case by case basis.
All proposals may not be accepted. In this situation, topics will be selected based on the organization of the program, equipment needs (where applicable), quality and speakers, and significance of the material to the CATA membership.