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       2023 BSATSMC Dates are January 29th – February 2nd, 2023
Program is Posted, Outstanding collaboration from Dr. Jeff Kutcher of the Kutcher Clinic and Dr. Geoffrey Baer from the University of Wisconsin, on bringing in well known quality speakers for Concussions and Orthopedic issues.  Go to 2023 BSATSMC Program for more information.

 

Full Accreditation for Continuing Education:

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In Support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine and Jeffrey S Monroe LLC. Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit amount subject to change. 

Interprofessional Continuing Education

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 24.5 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

Physicians
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 24.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine designates this activity for 24.5 contact hours for nurses.  Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PAs
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 24.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Psychologists
This program is co-sponsored by the American Psychological Association for continuing education credit. The American Psychological Association retains responsibility for the program.  This activity is designated for 24.5 APA CE Credits.

Athletic Trainers
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (BOC AP#: 4008183) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers (ATs). This program is eligible for a maximum of 24.5 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

Physical Therapists

May apply within their state of licensure with the approve credits from Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).

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Registration  

Registration for 2023 will be through the Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine at Western Michigan University beginning in September of 2022.  Registration fees are $150 for non-student attendees, financial Hardship registration is $100, Student rate is $50.  No fees for Sponsors, Speakers and Poster Presenters. Click “Register Today” on the upper right corner of this page.

Programming for 2023 to include six outstanding workshops (More information on BSATSMC News.)
  • Monday, January 30th, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm, Basic Casting and Splinting (Limit of 30) Steve Reidy of Essity
  • Monday, January 30th, 1:00 to 2:00 pm, Advanced Casting and Splinting (Limit of 30) Steve Reidy of Essity
  • Tuesday, January 31st, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, Name, Claim, and Aim – Identifying and Using Your Individual Strengths Using the StrengthsFinder Tool (Limit of 25) Sara and Andy Massey AT
  • Tuesday, January 31st, 12:30-1:30 pm Workshop I: “Management of Acute Concussion: A Case Based Discussion”, Jake Carpenter-Thompson, MD/PhD
  • Tuesday, January 31st, 1:30 – 2:30 Workshop II: “Procedural Headache and Spine Management in Athletes,” Kate Essad, MD, and Paige Buddenhagen, LAT
  • Wednesday, February 1st, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm “Ethics of Decision-Making During Competition and Return to Play” Kimberly Peer PhD AT, Kent State University
Housing at Big Sky Resort now open:

Please click on the HERE for housing at Big Sky Resort. The link allows you to start with the date of January 27, 2023. Housing is filling up, when entering dates for availability, choose multiple dates to see what is available. You may choose to stay in Bozeman upon arrival and departure and cut down on rooms at the resort. If you have problems securing a room, call the Big Sky Resort Reservations line at 800.548.4486 

No need to add a special code – the group rate is already applied to all of these rooms.

Discounted Air Fare from Delta Airlines:

Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for BSATSMC, Please CLICK HERE to book your flights!

You may also call Delta Meeting Network® at 1.800.328.1111* Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (CT) and refer to Meeting Event Code NM27J.  *Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via our reservation 800 number.

Karst Stage Shuttle to Big Sky Resort:

Karst Stage has offered attendees, families and friends therein, a 15% discount for travel to and from Bozeman Airport to Big Sky Resort.  $72 one way, $137.50 round trip, Dates eligible for travel are from January 27th through February 5tn, 2023. When making reservations online, use Discount Code BSATSMC. Purchase of discounted shuttle tickets will incur a one-time $5 fee, that is not refundable, per passenger.  Travel dates are from 1/27-2/5/23

Lift Tickets:

Discounted Lift Tickets are available for all attendees.  Please click HERE to reserve your lift tickets. Please note, BSATSMC Lift Tickets are significantly less per day than list prices.

Non-Discrimination Statement:

The Big Sky Athletic Training Sports Medicine Conference (BSATSMC) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, military status, sexual orientation or age.  The BSATSMC is committed to accessibility and non-discrimination in all aspects of its continuing education activities.

WHAT WE OFFER

2023 Registrations will be through the WMed portal beginning in September of 2022.

Information on presenting at the 2023 Big Sky Athletic Training Sports Medicine Conference

This meeting is intended to be a free communication among interested Sports Medicine professionals. Most attendees will be Athletic Trainers, Allied Medicine Professionals and Physicians.

Requests to present at the 2023 BSATSMC will be reviewed by the Planning Committee.  If interested, please forward an abstract and two objectives of your proposed presentation to Jeffrey S Monroe at jsmonroe@bsatsmc.org. Please consider the 2023 BSATSMC if interest in presenting new research, case studies, or a major literature review.

Unfortunately at this time there will be no stipends or travel reimbursement given for speakers who present.  For further questions, please contact Jeffrey Monroe at jsmonroe@bsatsmc.org.

Poster presentations are due December 15th, 2022

Details on poster format and posting are available from Jeffrey Monroe at jsmonroe@bsatsmc.org.  It is imperative that you have notified the BSATSMC of your intentions by December 1st. Original research is encouraged in Concussions and related Athletic Training Domains.

More Details on Poster Presentations:

  • Deadline for Abstracts for Posters will be December 15th, 2022
    • Upon receipt of the abstract, the Planning Committee will determine its’ acceptance.
    • Concussion posters are encouraged, along with significant case studies, all topics are welcome.
    • Once approved, final poster is to be submitted by January 10th, 2023, for final approval.
    • Regular updates on all poster presentation submissions will be via email throughout December and January.
    • Questions should be directed to: Jeffrey S Monroe at jsmonroe@bsatsmc.org
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