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Nationally recognized leader in the athletic training profession Dr. Rod Walters has enjoyed a storied career as a collegiate athletic trainer. Now, more than ever, Walters Inc. brings to you a unique and innovative perspective and experience through NATA Hall of Fame athletic trainer Walters' current and lively presentations as well as his consultation practice.

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As a consultant, Rod Walters' leverages his more than 28 years in the collegiate athletic training arena to offer
• Continuing education seminars on a variety of topics featuring best practices relative to practices of athletic trainers
• Strategic consultation to the sports medicine and athletic trainer practitioner
• Up-to-the-minute knowledge and resources to the sports medicine and athletic trainer industry

Walters has provided a number of presentations as a popular presenter on a variety of topics including:
• Best practices in Concussion management
• Casting and splinting of orthopaedic injuries
• Business side of athletic medicine
• Medication dispensation in the athletics environment
• Emergency action plans for athletic training settings
• Drug Testing protocols and program implementation
     

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SEMINAR SCHEDULE
EBP Assessment of Hamstring Injuries, Appropriate Intervention and Effective Prevention Strategies; EBP Concussion Prevention and Management in Athletics; EBP EAP for Safer Sports; and EBP Provision of Medical Services for Collegiate and HS Programs
Towson Center Room 234, Towson Univ, Towson, MD
This 9 hour workshop will include an evidenced based approach to several sports medicine topics.  The course is scheduled to begin at 5 pm on Dec 8 and conclude that day at 9:45 pm.  We will resume on Dec 9 from 8 am to 1230 pm.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received at least seven working days before the seminar are refundable less a $25 administrative charge per registrant. There is no refund for cancellations received later; however, a credit will be issued toward a future seminar. note that if you register and do not attend, you are still liable for full payment. 

At the conclusion of the program, participants will be able to complete the following items specific to seminar topics:

Evidence-Based Assessment of Hamstring Injuries, Appropriate Intervention and Effective Prevention Strategies 

  • Summarize the physiological response of healing to hamstring strains.
  • Discuss the incidence of hamstring strains and the resulting influence on sport participation.
  • Discuss the importance to assess lengthened-state hamstring muscle for weakness.
  • Design and implement a rehabilitation/prevention program consistent with prevention techniques for hamstring muscles.
  • Understand eccentric hamstring exercise in a lengthened state.

Evidence-Based Concussion Prevention and Management in Athletic

  • Discuss safety and equipment precautions for collision sports specific to prevention of concussion.
  • Interpret common signs and symptoms of concussion based on the current research.
  • Apply and interpret results of concussion tests for specific populations (neuropsychological, vision, balance, graded symptoms checklist) with an objective basis of assessment.
  • Review athletic accommodations needed for concussion care in the progression and return to full activity.
  • Recognize the long term effects of concussion.
  • Overview of tools for concussion assessment.
  • Rehabilitation pearls for concussion injuries.

Evidence-Based EAP for Safer Sports

  • Identify the components of emergency action planning and medical care for sport populations.
  • To adequately prepare for events involving critical injury, develop an Emergency Action Plan.
  • Familiarize your staff with the plan and proper implementation. Review the plan regarding activation of emergency medical personnel. 
  • Specify the roles of each team member in the event of an injury. 

Evidence-Based Provision of Medical Services for Collegiate and HS Programs

  • Summarize and apply the concepts of procedures versus policy relative to administration of athletic healthcare.
  • Compare the challenges and differences in providing healthcare v. coverage.
  • Analyze components of medical care for sport populations.
12/08/16 - 12/09/16
5:00pm - 12:30pm
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Evidence-Based Assessment of Hamstring Injuries, Appropriate Intervention and Effective Prevention Strategies; Evidence-Based Concussion Prevention and Management in Athletic; and Evidence-Based EAP for Safer Sports
Lawrence, KS
This 7.5 hour workshop will include an evidenced based approach to several sports medicine topics.  

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received at least seven working days before the seminar are refundable less a $25 administrative charge per registrant. There is no refund for cancellations received later; however, a credit will be issued toward a future seminar. note that if you register and do not attend, you are still liable for full payment. 

At the conclusion of the program, participants will be able to complete the following items specific to seminar topics:

Evidence-Based Assessment of Hamstring Injuries, Appropriate Intervention and Effective Prevention Strategies 

  • Summarize the physiological response of healing to hamstring strains.
  • Discuss the incidence of hamstring strains and the resulting influence on sport participation.
  • Discuss the importance to assess lengthened-state hamstring muscle for weakness.
  • Design and implement a rehabilitation/prevention program consistent with prevention techniques for hamstring muscles.
  • Understand eccentric hamstring exercise in a lengthened state.

Evidence-Based Concussion Prevention and Management in Athletic

  • Discuss safety and equipment precautions for collision sports specific to prevention of concussion.
  • Interpret common signs and symptoms of concussion based on the current research.
  • Apply and interpret results of concussion tests for specific populations (neuropsychological, vision, balance, graded symptoms checklist) with an objective basis of assessment.
  • Review athletic accommodations needed for concussion care in the progression and return to full activity.
  • Recognize the long term effects of concussion.
  • Overview of tools for concussion assessment.
  • Rehabilitation pearls for concussion injuries.

Evidence-Based EAP for Safer Sports

  • Identify the components of emergency action planning and medical care for sport populations.
  • To adequately prepare for events involving critical injury, develop an Emergency Action Plan.
  • Familiarize your staff with the plan and proper implementation. Review the plan regarding activation of emergency medical personnel. 
  • Specify the roles of each team member in the event of an injury. 
1/10/17 - 1/11/17
9:00am - 12:45pm
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Concussion Management Seminar
Clinical Sciences Building Rm 351, Minnesota State University, Mankato, Mankato, MN 56001
As research continues to demonstrate the potential long term impact of concussion in sports, the importance of objective assessment in the management of concussion has become vital. Rod Walters, DA, ATC, well-known lecturer, author and athletic trainer on the professional and collegiate level, will be presenting practices related to current research in concussion prevention and management.

Educational materials will be presented in a didactic and visual environment to enhance the attendees’ knowledge base. 

  • Identify safety precautions and equipment for collision sports specific to concussion prevention
  • Determine common signs and symptoms of concussion in reference to current research
  • Interpretation of concussion tests results for specific populations (neuropsychological, vision, balance, graded symptom checklist) and formulate an objective assessment 
  • Assess athletic accommodations needed for concussion care during the progressive phases before returning to play
  • Recognizing the long-term effects of concussion 
  • Effectively utilize the wide overview of tools for effective concussion assessment 

The program is 2 hours in length, with lecture and an additional time of interactive laboratory time emphasizing baseline and postinjury clinical assessment of concussed patients.

This workshop is eligible for three BOC Category A CEUs. 

1/26/17
7:00pm - 7:00pm
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