Schedule of Events

The CAATE Accreditation Conference provides sessions for professional and residency programs. Dedicated education is available for residency programs on Saturday, October 9. This year’s conference will focus on Humanizing AT Education by elevating cultural competencies for improving patient care. Sessions will help you better understand and comply with the updated Professional AT Programs Accreditation Standards and Residency and Fellowship AT Programs Standards. Learn more about these sessions. 

The CAATE is also offering the Program Development and Support Series workshop for professional programs prior to the in-person conference.

The CAATE Accreditation Conference and the Program Development and Support Series are free to all attendees. Registration is required to attend. All sessions will be recorded available for free on the CAATE website. You do not have to register to access conference recordings.  

*Schedule Subject to Change

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Time Session
8:30 AM – 5:15 PM Program Development and Support Series: Professional Programs

Friday, October 8, 2021

Time Session
8:30 AM – 9:45 AM Welcome and Opening Presentation: The Changing Landscape within Post-Professional Education in Athletic Training
9:45 AM – 10:00 AM Break
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM

The Role of the Athletic Training Academy in National Academies of Practice

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM Integrating the IPEC Core Competencies
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM Integrating the IPEC Core Competencies Panel
11:15 AM – 11:30 AM Break
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM Taking Matters into Your Own Hands: Self Support Funding Model for Program Delivery
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

2021 Standards for Accreditation of Athletic Training Residency/Fellowship Programs: An Overview (Residency Program)

  Addressing the Curricular Content Standards: Tips from the Peer Review Point of View (Professional Program)
2:30 PM – 2:45 PM Break
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM

Innovative Model Practices in Professional Education 

  1. Perceptions of Community
  2. Graphic Novels for DEI & SJ
  3. Primary Care Clinic 
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM ACGME Core Competencies (Residency Program)
3:45 PM – 4:30 PM Key Factors in Establishing an Effective Clinical Learning Environment for Residency Programs  (Residency Program)
  Non-Administrative Leadership Skills  (Professional Program)
4:30 PM – 4:45 PM Break
4:45 PM – 5:45 PM

Residency Faculty Development: What do Program Director, Faculty and Residents Want? (Residency Program)


Rethinking Professionalism: How Educators Include Civility in their AT Programs (Professional Program)

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Networking Reception

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Time Session
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Incorporating Social Determinants of Health into Athletic Training Education
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM How to Develop, Implement, and Plan for Growth of a Residency Program’s Framework (Residency Program)
  From the Beginning: Developing a DEI Framework Embedded Throughout the Athletic Training Curriculum (Professional Program)
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Break 
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Teaching and Assessing DEI in a Clinical Environment

Teaching and Assessing DEI in a Didactic Environment

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Lunch & Keynote
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Evaluating Residents: Simple but not Easy (Residency Program)

  Quality Improvement: Work Smarter, Not Harder (Professional Program)
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Innovative Model Practices in Residency Education (Residency Program)
  Cultural Competency in AT Education: Advocating for the Health Needs of All Patients, Communities, and Populations: Panel and Group Discussion (Professional Program)
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Break
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Examining the Peer Review Process from Multiple Perspective (Residency Program)

  Expanding Immersion Panel (Professional Program)
4:45 PM Closing