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Nationally recognized leader in the athletic training profession Dr. Rod Walters has enjoyed a storied career as a collegiate athletic trainer. Now, more than ever, Walters Inc. brings to you a unique and innovative perspective and experience through NATA Hall of Fame athletic trainer Walters' current and lively presentations as well as his consultation practice.

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As a consultant, Rod Walters' leverages his more than 28 years in the collegiate athletic training arena to offer
• Continuing education seminars on a variety of topics featuring best practices relative to practices of athletic trainers
• Strategic consultation to the sports medicine and athletic trainer practitioner
• Up-to-the-minute knowledge and resources to the sports medicine and athletic trainer industry

Walters has provided a number of presentations as a popular presenter on a variety of topics including:
• Best practices in Concussion management
• Casting and splinting of orthopaedic injuries
• Business side of athletic medicine
• Medication dispensation in the athletics environment
• Emergency action plans for athletic training settings
• Drug Testing protocols and program implementation
     

Add Rod Walters to your team today!
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Concussion Management Seminar
Clinical Sciences Building Rm 351, Minnesota State University, Mankato, Mankato, MN 56001
As research continues to demonstrate the potential long term impact of concussion in sports, the importance of objective assessment in the management of concussion has become vital. Rod Walters, DA, ATC, well-known lecturer, author and athletic trainer on the professional and collegiate level, will be presenting practices related to current research in concussion prevention and management.

Educational materials will be presented in a didactic and visual environment to enhance the attendees’ knowledge base. 

  • Identify safety precautions and equipment for collision sports specific to concussion prevention
  • Determine common signs and symptoms of concussion in reference to current research
  • Interpretation of concussion tests results for specific populations (neuropsychological, vision, balance, graded symptom checklist) and formulate an objective assessment 
  • Assess athletic accommodations needed for concussion care during the progressive phases before returning to play
  • Recognizing the long-term effects of concussion 
  • Effectively utilize the wide overview of tools for effective concussion assessment 

The program is 2 hours in length, with lecture and an additional time of interactive laboratory time emphasizing baseline and postinjury clinical assessment of concussed patients.

This workshop is eligible for three BOC Category A CEUs. 

1/26/17
7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Casting and Splinting Workshop
Kansas City Orthopedic Inst., 3651 College Blvd., Leawood Kansas 66211
Educational objectives:
  • To understand and apply the basic techniques for casting and splinting. 
  • Understand the basic materials involved in casts and splints. 
  • Differentiate between casts and splints.
  • Understand the indications for cast vs. splint.
  • Understand the proper way to mold a cast or splint.
  • Understand proper cast removal.
  • Review cast and splint care. 

Target audience:  This workshop is intended for healthcare providers including physicians, physical therapists, athletic trainers, registered nurses, medical assistants, and cast techs.

Schedule and format:  Lecture and associated lab.  

Fee(s):  No charge.

Refund/cancellation policy:  N/A

Credentials of the instructors:  Rod Walters is the instructor.  He is a certified athletic trainer.  His undergraduate and masters degrees are from Appalachian State University, and his doctorate is from Middle Tennessee State University.

Number of contact hours/CEUs:  Course dependent

Level of difficulty:  Moderate


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2/18/17
8:00am - 12:00pm
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Casting and Splinting Workshop
Kansas City Orthopedic Inst., 3651 College Blvd., Leawood Kansas 66211
Educational objectives:
  • To understand and apply the basic techniques for casting and splinting. 
  • Understand the basic materials involved in casts and splints. 
  • Differentiate between casts and splints.
  • Understand the indications for cast vs. splint.
  • Understand the proper way to mold a cast or splint.
  • Understand proper cast removal.
  • Review cast and splint care. 

Target audience:  This workshop is intended for healthcare providers including physicians, physical therapists, athletic trainers, registered nurses, medical assistants, and cast techs.

Schedule and format:  Lecture and associated lab.  

Fee(s):  No charge.

Refund/cancellation policy:  N/A

Credentials of the instructors:  Rod Walters is the instructor.  He is a certified athletic trainer.  His undergraduate and masters degrees are from Appalachian State University, and his doctorate is from Middle Tennessee State University.

Number of contact hours/CEUs:  Course dependent

Level of difficulty:  Moderate

2/18/17
1:00pm - 5:00pm
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Concussion Management Seminar
ACO Med Supply 6510 Northpark Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28216
As research continues to demonstrate the potential long term impact of concussion in sports, the importance of objective assessment in the management of concussion has become vital. Rod Walters, DA, ATC, well-known lecturer, author and athletic trainer on the professional and collegiate level, will be presenting practices related to current research in concussion prevention and management.

Educational materials will be presented in a didactic and visual environment to enhance the attendees’ knowledge base. 

  • Identify safety precautions and equipment for collision sports specific to concussion prevention
  • Determine common signs and symptoms of concussion in reference to current research
  • Interpretation of concussion tests results for specific populations (neuropsychological, vision, balance, graded symptom checklist) and formulate an objective assessment 
  • Assess athletic accommodations needed for concussion care during the progressive phases before returning to play
  • Recognizing the long-term effects of concussion 
  • Effectively utilize the wide overview of tools for effective concussion assessment 

The program is 3 hours in length, with lecture and an additional time of interactive laboratory time emphasizing baseline and postinjury clinical assessment of concussed patients.

This workshop is eligible for three BOC Category A CEUs. 

2/23/17
4:30pm - 7:30pm
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Rod Walters Athletic Training Educational Seminar
Sumner Regional Medical Center 555 Hartsville Pike Gallatin, TN 37066
ATEO seminars are provided addressing topics of interest to athletic trainers.  Past popular topics include Time Management, Knee and Ankle Injuries, Drug Testing, etc.  We will include a 3 hour EBP course at no charge:  Evidence-Based EAP for Safer Sports (1.5 hours) and Evidence-Based Provision of Medical Services for Collegiate and HS Programs (1.5 hours).  Total CEUs for the 5 hour event are 3 EBP CEUs and 2 Category A CEUs.

This workshop is intended for Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, and Athletic Trainers. Educational materials will be presented in a didactic and visual environment to enhance the attendee experience.  This series of seminars are sponsored by Bushwalker-Flexall, Biodex, DJO Ortho, CardeaScan, Aegis Labs, and Adover -- and thus no registration fee for attendees.

Cancellation Policy: There is no cancellation fee as this seminar has no charge.

5/31/17
9:00am - 3:00pm
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Rod Walters Athletic Training Educational Seminar
Greenville Health System (Patewood Campus), 255 Enterprise Blvd Conference Room A/B Greenville SC 29615
ATEO seminars are provided addressing topics of interest to athletic trainers.  Past popular topics include Time Management, Knee and Ankle Injuries, Drug Testing, etc.  We will include a 3 hour EBP course at no charge:  Evidence-Based EAP for Safer Sports (1.5 hours) and Evidence-Based Provision of Medical Services for Collegiate and HS Programs (1.5 hours).  Total CEUs for the 5 hour event are 3 EBP CEUs and 2 Category A CEUs.

This workshop is intended for Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, and Athletic Trainers. Educational materials will be presented in a didactic and visual environment to enhance the attendee experience.  This series of seminars are sponsored by Bushwalker-Flexall, Biodex, DJO Ortho, CardeaScan, Aegis Labs, and Adover -- and thus no registration fee for attendees.

Cancellation Policy: There is no cancellation fee as this seminar has no charge.

7/17/17
9:00am - 3:00pm
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Rod Walters Athletic Training Educational Seminar
Birmingham, AL
ATEO seminars are provided addressing topics of interest to athletic trainers.  Past popular topics include Time Management, Knee and Ankle Injuries, Drug Testing, etc.  We will include a 3 hour EBP course at no charge:  Evidence-Based EAP for Safer Sports (1.5 hours) and Evidence-Based Provision of Medical Services for Collegiate and HS Programs (1.5 hours).  Total CEUs for the 5 hour event are 3 EBP CEUs and 2 Category A CEUs.

This workshop is intended for Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, and Athletic Trainers. Educational materials will be presented in a didactic and visual environment to enhance the attendee experience.  This series of seminars are sponsored by Bushwalker-Flexall, Biodex, DJO Ortho, CardeaScan, Aegis Labs, and Adover -- and thus no registration fee for attendees.

Cancellation Policy: There is no cancellation fee as this seminar has no charge.

7/19/17
9:00am - 3:00pm
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