December 10, 2019 | 10am-2pm
Wesleyan Christian Academy
1917 N Centennial Street High Point, NC 27262

Please join us for a half-day workshop with fellow NCAIS Athletic Directors and Coaches. We will be joined in the morning by Duke Hospital physicians, Dr. Jordan Ezekian, MC MPH and Dr. Salim Idress, MD PhD to discuss emergency procedures and life-saving best practices in the event of an unconscious athlete, coach, parent, or child. This program will help equip schools with current best practices in dealing with sudden cardiac emergencies. In the afternoon, we will be joined by UNCG Assistant Athletic Director Curtis Candy, to discuss current NCAA policies and helping your students prepare for the college athlete experience.

Cost: $50/person
Target Audience: Athletic Directors, Assistant Athletic Directors, Coaches, and Physical Education Educators


10:00am        Welcome & Opening Activity

10:30am        Presentation with Dr. Ezekian “Sudden Cardiac Death Prevention with Project ADAM North Carolina”
Dr. Ezekian will highlight Project ADAM North Carolina, a new state-wide, school-based initiative to improve school readiness for sudden cardiac arrest events.

11:15 am      Presentation with Dr. Idriss “Cardiac Concerns in the Young Athlete”
Dr. Idriss will review common symptoms encountered in the young athlete along with information on recognizing cardiac syncope and sudden cardiac arrest.

11:45am        Lunch & Roundtable Discussions
 1:00pm         Select One:
  • Presentation with Curtis Canty, UNCG Assistant Athletic Director: "Understanding The Latest NCAA Compliance Regulations"
  • Affinity Group Discussions (Middle School Athletics, Physical Education Programs, Coaches in Independent Schools)
 2:00pm         Adjourn
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