The 2020 BSATSMC set record for attendance! 320 registered attendees participated in five days of quality programming and enjoyed great snow!

WELCOME

BIG SKY ATHLETIC TRAINING
SPORTS MEDICINE
CONFERENCE (BSATSMC)

Dates for the 2021 BSATSMC are January 31st – February 4th, 2021

2020 BSATSMC

2020 Program Highlights:  “This was the best Concussion Day programming yet!” Jeff Kutcher MD.  Geoff Baer MD organized faculty for Upper Extremity Orthopedic Injuries to the Shoulder… SLAP Lesions, repair, replace, rehab? Other timely topics: Blood Flow Restriction Therapy, Manual Medicine, Biologics, Patella Stability, Throwing Injuries and more.

 

Credentialing Approval:

In support of improving patient care, this activity was planned and implemented by Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine and Big Sky Athletic Training Sports Medicine. 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 received 27.25 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

Physicians

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine designated this live activity for a maximum of 27.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the 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 27.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Athletic Trainers:

Big Sky Athletic Training Sports Medicine Conference (BOC AP# P8417) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 28.25 EBP Category hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program. The provider number for 2020 Big Sky Athletic Training Sports Medicine Conference is P8417.

Physicians/Physical Therapists/Physician Assistants and other Allied Health Personnel: 

In support of improving patient care, this activity is approved, and will be implemented by the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine and the Big Sky Athletic Training Sports Medicine Conference.

Registration Fee of $100:

Registration Fee of only $100 is possible because of the strong contributions of our sponsors.  Refunds will be given to anyone who registers and pays but is unable to attend.

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. Participants who have special needs are encouraged to contact program organizers so that all reasonable efforts to accommodate these needs can be made.

Highlights of 2020 Program

  • Sunday, February 2nd:
    • Morning program  begins with selected presentations 
    • Super Bowl Party and Reception, 4:00 pm, open to all families and friends
  • Monday, February 3rd:
    • Sponsored Scientific Presentations
    • Selected Professional Presentations
    • Sponsor’s Reception, attendees encouraged to participate
  • Tuesday, February 4th:
    • Concussion Updates
  • Wednesday, February 5th:
    • Orthopedic Day Presentations
  • Thursday, February 6th:
    • Orthopedic and Selected Professional Presentations

Please go to “Conference Information” and select “Conference Schedule” for detailed programming.

WHAT WE OFFER

Registrations will be accepted after August 1st, 2021

Information on presenting at the 2021 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 2021 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 2021 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, 2020

Details on poster format and posting are available from Jeffrey Monroe at bsatsmc@gmail.com.  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, 2020
    • 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, 2020, 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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