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IATS Summer Meeting & Clinical Symposium

May 30 - 31, 2019

West Des Moines Marriott

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

7:30-8:20 AM:   Registration and Breakfast                                                              

8:30-10:30 AM: 

                                                                                 EBP Credits: 2.0

  • *This session is a lecture and a lab. It is open to the first 30 people that register for this lecture/lab.

  • *Presented By: Eastern Kentucky University Athletic Training Education Program

8:30-10:30 AM:

                                                                             EBP Credits: 2.0

  • *This session is a lecture and a lab. It is open to the first 25 people that register for this lecture/lab.        

10:30-11:00 AM: Break/Vendors/Student Poster Presentations


11:00-12:00 PM: 

                            human movement

                                                            Category A: 1.0

12:00-12:30 PM: Lunch/Vendors

12:30-1:15 PM:    Business Meeting


1:20-2:20 PM:    

                                                                                                                                Cat A: 1.0       


2:20-3:20 PM:   

                                                                            Category A Credits: 1.0


3:30-5:00 PM:   

                             Aaron Sciascia, PhD, ATC, PES; EBP Credits 1.5              


5:00-6:00 PM:     Young Professionals Workshop

6:30-8:00 PM:     Awards Banquet *Details Below

8:15-10:15 PM:      Social at Smash Park - See Below for details

Friday, May 31st, 2019

7:00-8:00 AM:     Registration and Breakfast                                                                                  8:00-10:00 AM:   

                               Aaron Sciascia, PhD, ATC, PES; EBP Credits: 2.0

  • Presented By: Eastern Kentucky University Athletic Training Education Program


10:00-11:00 AM:    

                                                                   Catefory A Credit: 1.0


11:00-12:00 PM:    

                                                                     Category A Credits: 1.0

12:00-12:30 PM:    Lunch

12:30-2:30 PM:      

                               Audra Ramsey, DO,                                        Category A Credit: 2.0

12:30-2:30 PM:      CPR Recertification-American Red Cross

Concurrent Educator’s Conference

1:20-2:20 PM:    


2:30-3:30 PM:    Student Panel on Perceived Preceptor Effectiveness and Impact on                                            Learning


Total number of CEU's possible - 12.5 hours

EBP possible - 5.5 hours

Category A possible - 7.0

Educator's Conference - 2.0 hours possible

Student Sessions

Resume/Cover Letter Workshop: Thursday 1:20-2:20 PM


Registration Fees:

Certified Athletic Trainers:

Two Day Registration: $80

Thursday Only: $60

Friday Only: $30

Thursday Lunch: $10

Friday Lunch: $10


Suture Workshop: $30

CPR Recertification: $70

Athletic Training Students:

Two Day Registration: $35

Thursday Only: $20

Friday Only: $20



*Light breakfast and snacks included with registration.


Online Registration closes May 15th. To register after May 15th, please email Registrations after May 15th as well as day of registrations are not guaranteed a boxed lunch.

Refund/Cancellation Policy: Online Registrations may cancel by May 28th with full refund of registration fee. Online processing fees will not be refunded. Cancellations after this date will forfeit registration fees. No partial day registrations or refunds will be allowed. To cancel registration by May 28th, 2019, email

Awards Banquet

The IATS Awards Banquet will be held at the West Des Moines Marriott, program and dinner beginning at 6:30 PM.  Friends and family are invited to share in our Annual Awards Banquet followed by our Annual Social.  Scholarships and Awards will be handed out, followed by time to socialize and network with Iowa athletic trainers and sponsors. The awards banquet is included in the registration fee.



This year, the social is going to be held at SMASH Park in West Des Moines. SMASH Park is an indoor/outdoor yard game restaurant and bar. Spouses and families are welcome to attend. We will utilize the Marriott Hotel Shuttle for anyone that needs a ride to SMASH Park. Follow the link to find out more about SMASH Park:



Hotel Information


West Des Moines Marriott

1250 Jordan Creek Parkway

West Des Moines, IA 50266

We will have a block of rooms reserved for May  29th and 30th at a rate of $119 plus tax.  This block is not guaranteed after May 8, 2019.  Click on this link or call (515) 267-1500 to reserve.

Book your group rate for IA Athletic Trainers' Society Conf May 2019  


Sponsors for Iowa Athletic Trainer’s Society

  • Ossur Americas

  • Iowa Ortho

  • R and M Rehabilitation

  • School Health

  • MedCo Supply Company

  • University of Iowa Sports Medicine

  • Athletico

  • DMOS

  • Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa