IATS Summer Meeting & Clinical Symposium

June 3-4, 2021

Iowa Athletic Trainers’ Society Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium 2021


This event will be held using a hybrid model. Thursday, June 3rd will be held virtually using Zoom. Friday, June 4th will be held in person at the West Des Moines Marriott. The event Friday will also be available through Zoom. Click the registration link below to sign up and a link to the live meeting will be sent to you on June 2nd, 2021.

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Schedule of Events

Thursday, June 3rd – Virtual via Zoom

7:55 AM - Introduction

8:00 AM - 9:30 PM - 1.5 Category A CEU

The Science and Application of Personalized Blood Flow Restriction Exercise in Rehab and Performance

By Brett Nowotny PT, DPT, EP-C

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM - 1.5 Category A CEU

Understanding Patient Values: Making DEI a Priority     

By: Dr. Jamie Mansell PhD, LAT, ATC, and Dani Moffit PhD, LAT, ATC, and Destinee Grove MS, LAT, ATC

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - 1.0 Category A CEU

Management of Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome: An Update        

By Adam Yoder DPT, ATC

Conclusion of CEU offerings for the day.

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM - Target audience is educators - No CEUs available

Integrating the Proposed DEI and Social Justice CAATE Standards into the Curriculum        

By Christopher Viesselman EdD, LAT, ATC, Emma Nye DAT, LAT, ATC, and Jessica Edler Nye Ph.D, LAT, ATC

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM – Student poster presentations


Friday June 4th -Hybrid, In-person/Virtual, broadcast live

7:30 AM - 8:20 AM - Registration and Check-In

8:20 AM - Introduction

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM - 1.5 Category A CEU 

Case Study: Low Back Pain in a Professional Baseball Player

By Abby Gillard, PT, DPT, CSMT, CSCS

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - 1.0 Category A CEU

Patient Reported Outcomes: What are they?, Why should I use them?, and Where do I start?

By Richelle Williams, Ph.D., ATC

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - 1.0 Category A CEU

Supporting an Athlete’s Mental Health Needs

By Katie Bell, tLMHC

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

 Business meeting/Lunch/Awards

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM - 1.5 Category A CEU

Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment of the Sportsman Hernia      

 By Audra Ramsey, DO

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM - 1.0 Category A CEU

Current Topics in Athletic Training Education II

By Nathan Newman, EdD, ATC, Kelli Synder, EdD, ATC, and Tricia L. Schrage, EdD, LAT, ATC

3:30 – Closing remarks

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM - American Red Cross CPR Professional Rescuer Certification

*Registration separate in the above link

10.0 Category A CEUs offered

Required Materials and Equipment

  • Virtual attendance- a device with reliable internet access is required to attend the event

  • In-person attendance (Friday)- there are no required materials or equipment

COVID Policy

Capacity for the in-person event is being limited to 62 participants in order to maintain proper social distancing for a classroom setting.  Current CDC guidelines are being followed and will be updated as needed, as we move closer to the event date.  Masks will be required at all times while you are attending the meeting.  A live broadcast of the presenters on Friday will be held over Zoom if you are not comfortable attending in-person.

Cancellation Policy

The Iowa Athletic Trainer’s Society will offer a full refund of the general conference registration fees for requests received up to 2 weeks prior to the event, less a processing fee taken by GetMeRegistered. In the 2 weeks leading up to the event, refunds will be granted less a $15 administrative fee. No cancellations will be processed on or after the first day of the scheduled event. No refunds or cancellations will be processed for recorded events.  All refund requests must be sent in writing (email) to and received by the IATS Annual Meeting Chair, Christine Black; iatsannualmeeting@gmail.com and will be processed no later than four weeks after the last day of the Annual Meeting. Refunds will be issued to the original payer in the same amount as the payment received. Requests to change from the in-person to virtual or virtual to in-person format must be sent in writing (email) to and received by the IATS Annual Meeting Chair by May 19, 2021. The link to access the virtual meeting on Friday will only be sent to those who registered for the virtual event, or those who have notified us of a change prior to May 19, 2021.

Sponsors for Iowa Athletic Trainer’s Society

University of Iowa Sports Medicine

Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa

Henry Schein

Hotel Information

West Des Moines Marriott

1250 Jordan Creek Parkway

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Book Room with IATS Group Rate

Start Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2021

End Date: Friday, June 4, 2021

Last Day to Book: Wednesday, May 12, 2021

West Des Moines Marriott for $119 per night