2020 LATA Virtual Summer Educational Symposium

  • 05/30/2020
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Online
  • 348


  • Registration type not eligible for 2021 free registration raffle.
  • Registration type not eligible for 2021 free registration raffle.
  • All day access, membership will be verified.
  • Individuals registering after May 28th will not be eligible for the 2021 Free Symposium Registration Raffle
  • To register multiple LATA members on one registration. (Must send LATA Treasurer the names of all members included in registration fee latatreasurer@gmail.com.)
  • Fee for CEU Document replacement as requested by member.

LATA Virtual Summer Educational Symposium

May 30, 2020

Online - Hosted by the Executive Committee


Registration Info

Registration for the Symposium will be open May 7-28.  Event will be "synchronous" (live only). It will not be recorded for enrollment at a later date.

Attendees must be virtually present throughout their purchased session(s) to receive CEU Certificate of Attendance.

The Educational Symposium Link will be sent out to registrants on Friday May 29th.  In preparation, make sure to add latainc@wildapricot.org to your email address book to avoid correspondence being sent to your spam folder.  IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE THE VIEWING LINK EMAIL LATA SECRETARY AT latasecretary@gmail.com

LATA General Symposium Schedule

  • Wednesday, 5/27: Deadline for Committee Chairs to host their virtual meetings
  • Thursday, 5/28 1:00 pm: Executive Committee Virtual Meeting
  • Friday, 5/29 1:00 pm: General Business Virtual Meeting
  • Saturday, 5/30: 
    • Virtual Summer Educational Symposium - 6 Hrs (3 Cat A, 3 EBP)
      • Meeting link will be published to attendees on 5/29/20
    • Post-Symposium Governmental Affairs Fundraiser Social Zoom Shindig
      • (link coming soon)

Session I: 

    • 9:00 am - Karen Lew: Communicating Across Generations (1 Cat A)
    • 10:15 am - JD Boudreaux: Effective Techniques to Enhance Athlete Safety: Is Your Message Getting Through? (2 EBP)
    • 12:15 - Lunch Break
Session II:
    • 1:00 pm - Tavis Piattoly: Anabolic Androgenic Steroid Use in Adolescent Student-Athletes: The Pressure to Perform (1 EBP)
    • 2:00 pm - Dr. Gregory Stewart: Return to Athletics and Sports Medicine Considerations Post COVID-19 (1 Cat A)
    • 3:00 pm - Dr. Jacques Courseault: The Use of Diagnostic Ultrasound in Acute and Chronic Athletic Injuries (1 Cat A)


      • CEU Pathway
        • Sessions I & II: $60
        • Single Sessions: $35
      • Non-CEU Pathway (Retired / Students)
        • Free
        • If attendee space / limitations become an issue, free attendees will be sorted on a first come first served basis
      • 2021 Registration Raffle: Any current LATA members registering for Sessions I & II of the 2020 Virtual Symposium will be entered into a raffle to win ONE free 2021 Summer Educational Symposium registration!!! 
        • Winner will be selected at the end of the General Business Meeting (5/29/20)
        • Must be present in GBM to claim prize
      • Questions about your membership status with the LATA should be forwarded to latasecretary@gmail.com BEFORE processing online registration. If your LATA Membership is "Non-Member / Non-Renewal" please contact the LATA Secretary prior to registering.

      TARGET AUDIENCE:  Athletic Trainers

      According to the educational levels described by the NATA's Professional Education Committee, this continuing education symposia offered is considered to be at the "Essential" level.

      LATA Cancellation/refund policy

      • 15 business days prior to the event are 100% refundable.
      • 01-14 business days prior to the event are 50% refundable.
      • NO REFUNDS will be made the day of the event.
      • If participants register and do not attend, they are still responsible for full payment.
      • All refund requests must contact the LATA Treasurer at latatreasurer@gmail.com
      • Refunds will be processed within 5-7 business days from the day the request is received.

      Anti-discrimination Statement

      The LATA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, military status, sexual orientation or age.  The LATA is committed to accessibility and non-discrimination in all aspects of its continuing education activities.  Participants who have special needs are encouraged to contact program organizers so that all reasonable efforts to accommodate these needs can be made.

      BOC Provider Status

      The Louisiana Athletic Trainers' Association (P311) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc to offer continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers

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