2012 Invaluable Medical Assistant Seminar

Date(s) - 10/13/2012
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

A.T. Still University

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The 2012 Invaluable Medical Assistant Seminar

October 13, 2012 | A.T Still University

5850 E Still Circle, Mesa, AZ 85206

The Arizona Association of Community Health Centers, your primary care association, could not be more proud to host this event and we are inspired by your dedication to come to Mesa on a Saturday for this training opportunity.



Members – $75.00

Non Members- $95.00


No refunds will be given after October 5th

Continuing education credits will be available.

If you have any additional questions please contact

Christine Mahlstede                                   OR          Brenda Cardenas

Director of Program Development                              Events & Promotions Coordinator

Phone: 602.288.7542 | Fax: 602.252.3620                 Phone: 602.218.3919 | Fax:602.252.3620 christinem@aachc.org                                                brendac@aachc.org

To download the paper registration, please click here: https://aachc.org/img/upload/files/MA_Day_Registration%20Form_2012.doc


**Please note that this agenda is subject to change**

Agenda | October 13, 2012



7:00-8:00 am Registration/Breakfast/Exhibitors Set-up
8:00-8:15 am Saguaro Room

Welcome:Christine Mahlstede & Becky Howard

Arizona Association of Community Health Centers, Adelante Healthcare 

8:15-9:15 am Saguaro Room

Plenary Session: Medical Assistant:  Legal Scope of Practice | Course 101

Jan Sesser, BS, MS, RMA, Arizona College

9:15-9:30 am Break (Please visit the exhibitors!)
9:30-10:30 amSaguaro Room  

Plenary Session: Best Practices in Immunization Delivery | Course 102

Machrina Leach, RN, Maricopa County Department of Public Health

10:30-10:45 am Break (Please visit the exhibitors!
10:45-11:45 am Ocotillo Room  Mesquite Room  Saguaro Room

Breakout Sessions:

Dealing With Upset Patients | Course 103Penny Goodman, DBH, LCSW, Mountain Park Health Center

Family Planning Basics and The Title X Program | Course 104

Dania Garcia,Arizona Family Health Partnership

Working with Victims of Human Trafficking | Course 105

Robin Rue, MSW, International Rescue Committee

11:45-12:45 pm Lunch and Exhibitors
12:45-1:45 pm Saguaro Room

Plenary Session:Interprofessional Education & Collaborative Practice | Course 106

Dr. Barbara Maxwell, PT, DPT, MSc, Cert THE., Arizona School of Health Sciences

1:45 – 2:00 pm 2012 MA Award
2:00-:2:15 pm Break (Please visit the exhibitors!)
2:15-3:15 pmOcotillo Room  Saguaro Room  Mesquite Room

Breakout Sessions:

Promoting Comprehensive Healthcare – A Spotlight on Oral Health | Course 107

Brandi Molina, BS, Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health

Sexually Transmitted Disease Trends in Arizona & STD 101 | Course 108

Kunuwo Fokong, MPH & Kerry Kenney, BA,  Arizona Department of Health Services

The Impact Medical Assistants Have on Provider Productivity | Course 109

Bessie Burk, FNP-BC, Sun Life Family Health Center

3:15-4:00 pmSaguaro Room

Plenary Session: The Affordable Care Act (ACA): What Healthcare Professionals Should Know & Why Voter Engagement is Important to Your Health Center | Course 110

Allen Gjersvig, MS Ed & Tara McCollum-Plese, BS, MPA Arizona Association of Community Health Centers

4:00 pm Meeting Wrap up/Evaluation turn in & final prize


There is a room block with  La Quinta Inn & Suites which is less than a mile away from the venue.  Please reference to the name “medical maday” when reserving your rooms. The rate is $67.15 for a room with two double beds w/microwave & Fridge.   

La Quinta Inn & Suites Mesa Superstition Springs

6530 East Superstition Springs Boulevard

Mesa, AZ 85206

(480) 654-1970