February 2016

E-blast

 

Hello members!  Thank you for reading our first e-blast in this new format associated with our new website.  If you need instructions regarding website login we have included them below.

Also, if you want to reference an archived e-blast you may click on the e-blast button on the website for those archives.

If you have any questions send us a message through the contact us button on the website.


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WEBSITE LOGIN

If you haven't already our new site can be accessed at HERE.

You can login to the website by using your email address registered with the NATA.

Then hit FORGOT PASSWORD and an email link will be sent.  
Follow the emailed link to establish your new password. 

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Connecticut Hit The Hill Day

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Hartford Capitol - Atrium 2

8:00 am Registration

9:00 am Briefing

We highly encourage all Certified ATs to attend and help us move forward with our Scope of Practice changes!


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 Director Westy proudly announces the NATA award winners from District One!

 

Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer

Mary Susan Guyer, DPE, ATC, LAT

Richard Mark Laursen, MS, ATC

 

Athletic Training Service Award

Barbara Blackstone, MSS, ATC

John L. Gilmour, MA, ATC

Vicky Graham, ATC

Kathleen Thornton, MS, ATC

 

Gail Weldon Award of Excellence

Mary Susan Guyer, DPE, ATC, LAT

 

Fellows

Stephanie Mazerolle, PhD, ATC 


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Hello Fellow Athletic Training Programs!

Stony Brook University Athletic Training Program is organizing an event to promote NATM.

On March 4,2016, they will be going to The Today Show & on March 18th, they will be going to Good Morning America.  They will be organizing breakfasts at Ellen's Stardust Diner for both events for anyone that's interested.

For both events they will be traveling to New York City to promote NATM by standing outside the studios at either Rockefeller Plaza or Times Square donned in our university attire and carrying signs recognizing NATM and the slogans promoted by the NATA.  Each year they have gained more recognition, and have been mentioned by several of The Today Show anchors during their broadcast.

We hope that joining forces will further our endeavors and promote the profession at an even higher level.  For more information contact Julie DeMartini or Michael Dias on the CATA website.


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Attention Secondary School AT’s:
KSI Logo

The Kory Stringer Institute in partnership with the NATA has created a national map to show where athletic trainers are working in the Secondary School Setting.  We want CT High School athletic trainers to be recognized too. If you have not already gone into the A.T.L.A.S map and added your school and your provider information, please do so.   Please go to the link provided below and follow the instructions to enter your  information.

Click HERE.


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Summer 2016 Internship at Head Zone Concussion Care

 

Head Zone is accepting applications for Summer Internship positions for 2016. You will have opportunities to gain clinical experience in concussion management by shadowing Head Zone’s multi-disciplinary clinicians during patient exams and testing.

Click HERE for more information.

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Up and Coming Events

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31st Annual Sports Medicine Symposium

Mind, Body & Sports: Caring for the Whole Athlete

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Student Center Alumni Hall
CCSU, New Britain, Connecticut

Click HERE for registration brochure & registration

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Annual Conference – March 4, 2016

Hilton Hartford – 315 Trumbull Street, Hartford, CT

Keynote: Casey Cochran, Former UConn Football Player

Anthony G. Alessi, MD & Matthew Hall, MD, among others presenting.

Click HERE for more information.

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Stamford Hospital

VOMS and Concussion Management:

Incorporating the Vestibular Ocular Motor Screening into your Concussion Assessment Protocol

Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 7:30am-1:00 pm

Brace Auditorium, Tully Health Center

32 Strawberry Hill Court, Stamford, CT 06902

Click HERE for registration information


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