Course Credit

Course Credit

Hours will be awarded based on attendance, and evaluations submitted

 ATCs:  Kansas Athletic Trainers’ Society (BOC AP# P3245) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers.  This program is approved for up to 10 hours.   ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.  No EBP offered

EMS: This Symposium  is pending approval for up to 10 hours. by Kansas board of EMS.  All certificates will be electronically uploaded to the EMS providers personal account on the Kansas board of EMS website.

OT and COTAs:  This Symposium is approved for up to 10 hours. by the Kansas Occupational Therapy Association.  OT and COTA’s will receive a certificate at the end of the symposium certifying their attendance.  OT and COTA’s should claim only those hours actually spent in the education program.

PT and PTA’s: This Symposium has been approved for up to 10 hours. by the Kansas Physical Therapy Association.  PT’s and PTA’s should claim only those hours actually spent in the education program.

 Symposium Purpose Statement
The Annual Wichita Sports Medicine Symposium is a meeting of multidisciplinary health care providers specializing in orthopedics and sports medicine.  The goal is to address issues related to the treatment and/or prevention of injuries sustained by physically active clients.  The annual symposium is an opportunity to raise awareness of sports injuries and to support the healthcare professionals.  Their goal in practicing orthopedic/sports medicine is to decrease the frequency of injuries, complications and speed healing. End result is ultimately to enhance the quality of life for the physically active client.  The agenda of the symposium is to provide the sports medicine healthcare provider with current information regarding the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of injuries in the physically active client.  

Course Hours
Registration begins Friday at 12:30pm.  The Friday symposium begins at 1:00 p.m and concludes at 6:30 p.m.   Saturday symposium check in begins at 7:30 a.m with the symposium starting at 8:00 am and concludes at 2:00 pm. 

Confirmation and Cancellations
Confirmation of registration will be sent via e-mail or fax within 3 days of receipt.  If you have not received a confirmation within 5 days of the seminar please call Chris Fleming 316-409-3692.  Cancellations must be received at least 5 working days before the symposium for refund less 15%.  For cancellations received later, a refund less 45% will be given.  Please note that if you register and do not attend, you are still liable for full payment.

Joint Partnership 

This program has been planned and implemented in accordance with the requirements and policies of the Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer (BOC) through the joint sponsorship of the Kansas Athletic Trainers’ Society and The Wichita Sports Medicine Symposium. The Kansas Athletic Trainers’ Society is approved by the BOC to provide continuing education for Athletic Trainers.

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