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Council on Practice Advancement  (COPA)

NATA COPA Con 2023 Virtual Conference on Practice Advancement:

The NATA Council on Practice Advancement (COPA) will host its third conference with educational content and programming that focus on achieving results and resiliency in emerging settings. 

COPA Con 2023 is a virtual event featuring live and on-demand sessions as well as networking opportunities for peer-to-peer discussions. Attendees will have the opportunity to earn 10-plus CEUs.

Registration is now open, click on the link below

The mission of COPA is to develop and promote new areas for athletic training employment and address employment issues, such as working conditions, for athletic trainers in existing settings.  The committee will support staff in research as it relates to job development and improvement as well as serve as a liaison to athletic training educators in order to translate changes in professional education standards and emerging employment issues.



Iowa Rep to MAATA D5

Michael Donahue, DAT, LAT, ATC

Iowa Committee Chair
Otto Krueger, DC, ATC, LMT


Committee Members

Stephanie Schwartz, MS, LAT, ATC



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