Sign up! The Invaluable Medical Assistant: Prepared, Trained and Confident!

Date/Time
Date(s) - 10/22/2011
7:30 am - 4:15 pm

Location
University of Arizonia-Virginia G. Piper Auditorium

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It is time once again for The Invaluable Medical Assistant Day Seminar! 

The Invaluable Medical Assistant: Prepared, Trained and Confident!

October 22 at the  U of A Virginia G Piper Auditorium (600 E Van Buren St) Phoenix, Az

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED

 (Pricing, hotel, MA of the Year nomination form and other information listed below the agenda.)

Check out the training agenda here!

Time

Topic

Content or focus

Speaker

7:30 am

Registration/check-in and continental breakfast

 

8:00

Welcome

Overview of the day’s agenda & theme

Becky Howard, AACHC

8:15

PCMH

What is a Patient Centered Medical Home: what does it mean for the MA, their scope of work, their career ladder, skills building, opportunities, concepts, etc

Lori Lynn, RN, MHSM, Clinic Mgr-MIHS

8:50

MA Competency & Skills Building

MA competencies overview:                                            

1-Know your boundaries (scope of work-how to talk with your provider regarding)                                          

2-Rooming patients (two identifiers, infection control, risk and safety)

3-Back to basics: vitals, pain assessment, what to understand, what to report, why this is important to health monitoring

Panelists:

Nelson Silva-Craig, R.N. Clinic Manager McDowell Clinic – Maricopa Integrated Health System 

Amy Nunez, Ops Director Pediatrics Dept, Mountain Park Health Center

Tiffany Brown, MA, MA Preceptor/Instructor/HOSA Advisor, Health Careers Dept.Central AZ College

10:00

Break                              Please visit the exhibitors!

10:15

Emergency Prep

Personal preparedness-simple steps to take; how to respond well in an emergency-CHILL method; prepared at home = engaged professionally

Fred Gallagher, CEO, Emergent Continuity Consulting

11:20

CME Info

CME, Certificate of Attendance Info

Patti Taylor

11:30

Lunch

Lunch is provided! Please visit the exhibitors!

 

12:30

Motivation

How to get it, keep it and utilize it to advance your personal and professional goals!

Becky H-AACHC

1:00

Immunization

 

Tips for communicating with your patients about immunization, with special focus on the non-compliant parent.  How to feel confident talking with parents about vaccine safety and the importance of immunizations.

Bob England, MD, MPH, Director Maricopa County DPH

2:00

Domestic Violence

Spotting the signs, knowing what to do, how to appropriately help

Dena Salter, MBA, Family Violence Program Coordinator, Mariposa: Wings to Safety, Maricopa Medical Center/DMG

3:00

Break                             Please visit the exhibitors!

3:15

Street Drugs

How to detect the drug abusing patient and what to do about it; i.e. how to manage this patient

Detective Jim Smith, Special Investigations, Maricopa County Sherriff’s Office

4:15

Honors & Awards

IMA of the Year Award

Special Guests

Hotel Reservations($109) can be made at: Springhill Suites Phoenix Downtown (802 E Van Buren St) call: 602.252.5351 and ask for the “MA Group”. The $109 rate is available to participants on Friday, Saturday and Sunday as a courtesy. Reservations MUST be made by October 14 to receive the $109 rate. 

 

MAPof Venue, Parking & Hotel:

 

 

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

Registration Fee: TWO FOR ONE! (Wow, that's an awesome deal!)

$100 for (2) people: AACHC MEMBERS

$150 for (2) people: NON-MEMBERS  

If you would like to pay by check, please mail the attached registration form with your payment. https://aachc.org/img/upload/files/MA Day_Registration Form_2011(2).pdf

 

NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. To nominate a medical assistant for Invaluable Medical Assistant of the Year, please complete the following form: https://aachc.org/img/upload/files/The Invaluable Medical Assistant Award Call for Nominations_2011.pdf  then print if off and fax it to: 602.252.3620 ATTN: Becky Howard. (It will not save to your computer, if you try to save it or email it, your data will be lost.)

 

Contact:
Becky Howard
beckyh@aachc.org
602.288.7543