Concussion Symposium

Presented by WSATA and UW Medicine Sports Health & Safety Institute

2017 Concussion Symposium

Saturday, May 6th from 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Virginia Mason Athletic Center (VMAC)
12 Seahawks Way
Renton, Washington 98056

WSATA Friends and Colleagues,

We are happy to announce the 2017 Concussion Symposium presented by the Washington State Athletic Trainers’ Association and the University of Washington Medicine Sports Health and Safety Institute which will be held on the afternoon of Saturday, May 6th from 1:00pm to 5:00pm at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center (VMAC) in Renton. This is the third concussion symposium we have hosted and this year’s program will focus on contemporary issues related to concussion management in sports and attendees will receive 4 BOC CEUs.  Topics will include:

  • Update from the 5th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sports in Berlin
  • Return to learn as a part of the concussion management plan
  • Long term effects of concussion
  • Developing and implanting an emergency action plan for concussion management
  • Role of neuropsychology consultation and evaluation in concussion management
  • Case presentations and panel Q&A

REGISTER Registration Closed


2017 Concussion Symposium Registration



**TO PAY BY CHECK, please make the check payable to WSATA and send to the WSATA Treasurer Chandra Lovejoy:

Chandra Lovejoy
8407 S. 16th S
Tacoma, WA 98465

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Virginia Mason Athletic Center

Below is the agenda for this year’s symposium including presentation titles and speakers. Registration will open shortly and all WSATA members will be notified.   Registration fees will be $30 for NATA members and $40 for non-NATA members.  We are looking forward to this program and hope to see you there!

Concussion Symposium Agenda

12:00pm-1:00pm     Registration

1:00pm-1:30pm       Update from the 5th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport in Berlin – Stan Herring, MD |  [Download Presentation]

1:30pm-2:00pm       Where Do We Stand on Return to Learn? – Sara P.D. Chrisman, MD, MPH | [Download Presentation]

2:00pm-2:30pm       What We Do and Don’t Know About the Long-term Effects of Concussions – Omar Bhatti, MD | [Download Presentation]

2:30pm-2:45pm       Break – refreshments in lobby

2:45pm-3:00pm       The Emergency Action Plan and Concussion Management – Craig Bennett, MA, LAT, ATC | [Download Presentation]

3:00pm-3:30pm       Implementing Your Concussion EAP: Baseline Testing, Sideline/Clinical Evaluation and Making RTP Decisions – Matt Nerrie, MS, LAT, ATC | [Download Presentation]

3:30pm-4:00pm       Role of Neuropsychological Consultation and Evaluation in Concussion Management – David Coppel, Ph.D, CC-AASP [Presentation Handout]

4:00pm-5:00pm       Case Presentations with Panel and Q&A