Continuing Education Day 2017

Department of Athletic Training
25th Anniversary Alumni Celebration & Continuing Education Day

Continuing Education Day
July 15, 2017
7:00 am - 6:00pm
Duquesne University
Rangos School of Health Science, Room 141
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282

Schedule & Presenters

7:00-9:00AM Registration - Rangos School of Health Sciences
7:30-9:00AM Recognition and Treatment of Exertional Rhabdomyolysis
- Sarah Manspeaker, PhD, LAT, ATC (Duquesne University)
9:15-9:30AM Welcome and Announcement
- Jason Scibek, PhD, LAT, ATC
9:30-10:30AM Surgical Considerations for the Athletic Trainer
- Mark Athanas, MS, M-PA, LAT, ATC (Greater Pittsburgh Orthopedic 
10:30-10:45AM Break - Complimentary Snacks and Drinks in Lobby
10:45-11:45AM Advanced Bleeding Control
- Ellen Payne, PhD, ATC, EMT (Radford University)
11:45-12:15PM Professional Education Update
- Jason Scibek, PhD, LAT, ATC (Duquesne University)
12:15-1:00PM Complimentary Lunch & Poster Presentations
1:00-2:00PM "Psyched Out" by Sport-Related Concussions? - Psychological
Management Considerations for Sports Medicine Healthcare
- Erica Beidler, PhD, LAT, ATC (Duquesne University)
2:00-3:00PM Cardiac Screening in Athletics
- Christopher Urbanek, DO, ATC, NASM-PES (UPMC - St. Margaret)
3:00-3:15PM Break - Complimentary Snacks and Drinks in Lobby
3:15-4:00PM Critically Appraised Topics & Clinical Practice
- Ian Shadle, BS, LAT, ATC & Olivia Szallai (Duquesne University)
4:00-5:00PM Decrease the Strain of Hamstring Related Injuries:
Considerations for Management and Return to Play
- Ryan McGovern, MS, LAT, ATC (Duquesne University)
5:00-6:00PM Education Round Table and Closing Reception

Credit: 7.25 Total CEUs (3.75 Category A - CEU's, 3.5 EBP - CEU's)

Course Topics, Learning Objectives & Handouts:
A list of learning objectives is provided in the link below.  Please email regarding access to presentation handouts.
             Symposium & Learning Objectives

Target Audience For All Above Courses: Athletic Trainers


Free for Duquesne Alumni*; $50 fee for guests - Registration Required
*$50 tax-deductible donation to the AT Clinical Education Resource Fund suggested

Fees include campus parking in the Forbes Avenue Garage and CEU Certificate

Payment by check or cash only will be due the day of the event.
CEU Certificate will not be issued until paid in full and will be distributed following the course electronically.

For questions regarding this course contact:

Kerri VanGelder
Phone: (412) 396-4766

Additional Information
Campus Map & Directions:

Local Hotels:
Discounted prices for local hotels; please contact Kerri VanGelder at
(412) 396-4766

Special Needs:
If you have a special need, as defined by the American with Disabilities Act, and we should be aware, please let us know. Provide your specific requirements by contacting us at
412-396-4766 at least one week prior
to the course.

Cancellation Policy: The Department of Athletic Training reserves the right to cancel a scheduled continuing education course. Courses may be cancelled for a variety of reasons including but not limited to inclement weather, campus emergency, speaker cancellation/withdrawal, or low course enrollment. In those instances where Duquesne University must cancel the event, attendees will be granted a full refund of the course tuition. In the event that an attendee should cancel or be unable to attend, full, partial or no refunds will be awarded based upon timing of the cancellation. Attendees canceling two weeks prior to the event will receive a full tuition refund. Any attendee cancelling less than 2 weeks of the event will be charged a 25% processing fee to cover the cost of materials, supplies and/or food being provided for the event. In the event that an attendee fails to attend the course and does not notify the Department in advance, no tuition refund will be granted.

Duquesne University Department of Athletic Training (BOC AP#P-793) is an approved provider by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers.This program is eligible for a maximum of 3.5 CEUs within the EBP Category and 3.75 CEUs within category A. Athletic Trainers should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

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