Keeping Young Athletes in the Game:
Physician Insight for Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists and Coaches

Saturday August 10th, 2013. Schaetzel Center at Scripps Memorial Hospital 9890 Genesee Ave. La Jolla, CA 92037
4.5 CEU’s will be offered. More information is available on the conference brochure.

UCSF Sports Injury and Rehabilitation Conference Athletic Hip and Knee Injury

UCSF LogoPlease find the conference brochure and information here.  We believe that our sports medicine conference provides a unique opportunity for you to gain exposure to a group of topics that will provide you with practical resources to add to your daily clinical skills.  Our conference faculty is comprised of a diverse group of sports medicine professionals, each of whom excels in their individual discipline.

We offer the opportunity to register for the conference through online, mail, or fax options.

Please visit the UCSF Continuing Education Website for online registration.


Please note that there is a special discount for those that register for the conference early.

Kinesio Taping Seminars KT1, KT2, KT3

April 6 & 7, 2013
Southern California University of Health Sciences 16200 Amber Valley Dr.   Whittier, CA 90604

The Official Kinesio® Taping Association International partner hosted seminar designed for professionals in an advanced healthcare setting

The Kinesio Taping® Method is a definitive rehabilitative taping technique that is designed to facilitate the body’s natural healing process while providing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of motion as well as providing extended soft tissue manipulation to prolong the benefits of manual therapy administered within the clinical setting. Brochure and More Information

Attend the 3rd Annual CATA State Symposium February 9 & 10, 2013!


The 3rd Annual CATA State Symposium will be held on February 9 – 10, 2013 at the University of La Verne Ludwick Conference Center.

This convenient, cost-effective educational program will offer at least 11 – 12 CEUs for the 1 ½ day event.

This year’s symposium will include a full day on Saturday and ½ day on Sunday.  Board of Certification Executive Director, Denise Fandel will give a keynote presentation Saturday afternoon on “How to Approach the New CEU Reporting System”. A tentative program is available here; ATC program at a glance

The CATA will also host a social at the nearby Sheraton Fairplex after the Saturday sessions are completed (just 2 or 3 minutes away from the University of La Verne.)

Registration fees for certified athletic trainers for both days is only $125 and includes a registration gift, lunch and the CATA Social.


A special athletic training student program on professional development will be offered to AT students for only $50 for Sunday, February 10, 2013 at the La Fetra Auditorium on the ULV campus.  We encourage all athletic training students to participate in the entire symposium, both Saturday and Sunday, for only $75.  The additional $25 is simply to cover your lunch cost for the Saturday educational program. A tentative program can be viewed here; ATS program at a glance


The deadline for early registration rates is Thursday February 7th. Mail in forms must be received by that time and online registration will be cut off. On-site registration will still be available for an additional fee.

Hotel Accommodations

Sharaton Fairplex

The SheratonFairplex, the premier hotel in the Inland Empire, is available at the low rate of $109 + tax for the weekend.  A personalized web site has been created that you can access to book, modify, or cancel a reservation up to 1/15/13 at the guaranteed rate.  If you have trouble with the above site, copy and paste the following link to your web browser; https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/StarGroupsWeb/res?id=1210307285&key=CE11C.

If by chance you are arriving by plane at the Ontario Airport, you may call the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel at (909) 622-2220 to schedule a pick-up appointment for your transportation needs.  Parking is free for all guests.

Sheraton Fairplex
601 W. McKinley Ave, Pomona, CA 91768

FWATA Annual Meeting Proposal Deadline!

Presentation Proposals are due November 15, 2013.  Contact Paul Alvarez at palvarez@laverne.edu or call him at (909) 593-3511 ext. 4259

FWATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium

This year’s meeting will be held April 4-April 7, 2013 at the Doubletree Hotel in Sacramento, CA.

Thursday April 4, 2013
“Hit the Hill and Hit the Golf Course”  Plan on visiting the State Capitol with the CATA Governmental Affairs Committee in the morning, then golf  in the afternoon at the FWATA Scholarship Golf Tournament.

Friday April 5, 2013
Symposium Program, Exhibitor Hall opens, Exhibitor’s Social and FWATA Scholarship Silent Auction

Saturday April 6, 2013
Exhibitor Hall closes at noon, Hall of Fame Banquet Dinner

Sunday April 7, 2013
Symposium ends at noon with the “Dog & Pony Show”.FWATA Annual Meeting Registration opens with tentative education program on January 23, 2013.

Annual Meeting Registration Fees
15-17* CEUs for the general session (*Total CEUs to be offered finalized in January)
Pre-Registration Rates (valid until March 25, 2013.  Mailed registration forms must be postmarked by March 25, 2013.)
NATA Certified Members $175.00
NATA Certified Student Members $75.00** (**must pay full certified member rate to obtain CEU’s)
NATA Student Members $75.00
Student Non-Members $100.00
Non-Members $370.00 (Join the NATA at www.nata.org)

On Site Registration    March 26, 2013- April 06, 2013
NATA Certified Members $225.00
NATA Certified Student Members $100.00**
NATA Student Members $100.00
Student Non-Members $125.00
Non-Members $420.00 (Join the NATA at www.nata.org)

Doubletree Sacramento
$105.00/night before tax for single or double rooms.  The room blocks at this special rate are good till March 2, 2013 or until the room blocks are gone.  Reserve your room as soon as possible!
Reservation line 800-222-8733 mention “Far West Athletic Trainers Association” or go online:

Local Volunteers needed!
Looking for local athletic training students and certified athletic trainers to assist with the Silent Auction Scholarship Fundraiser and Registration during the meeting.  We also need a “Local Silent Auction Chair” to help procure auction items.   If interested contact Hazel Ando @ hazel.ando@athletics.ucsb.edu or (805) 893-8320.

Dynamic Learning Online offers CATA members a 20% discount on CEUs

The CATA is excited to announce a new membership benefit through a partnership with Dynamic Learning Online.As a BOC Approved Provider of online courses, CATA members will receive a 20% discount on all online courses.  Just follow these Enrollment Procedures to receive your member discount and download your courses today.** If this procedure is not followed, there will be no refunds post registration. This discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or bundles of courses in the estore** 

Date: Anytime

CEUs: Varies by course

Cost: 20% off

Do you have a CEU opportunity you would like to advertise on our site?

Contact Eli Hallak at the following address, phone or e-mail.

Eli Hallak
St. Francis High School
200 Foothill Blvd.
La Canada, CA 91011
(818) 292-0042 (c)
(818) 790-0325 ×310 (w)

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