The NHSMA is    OUT OF THIS WORLD 

and here are the most recent happenings! 

SPRING CONFERENCE:

The ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE will look quite different in 2021! Instead of a 2 day event in April we will be spreading the conference in 4 monthly meetings since it will be all virtual! We are planning on 4 Saturday morning events in March, April, May, and June which will be apx 3-4 hours long. This virtual conference will be FREE TO ALL CURRENT AAMA MEMBERS! All non members will be charged a minimal fee of $5 per CEU for the events. We are excited about this new format and opportunity so stay tuned for more info! 

The tentative agenda(s) are as follows: 

Saturday March 13, 2021

8:00-8:15 Opening Announcements

8:15-9:15 Telehealth Medicare Wellness, Medical Assistants Leading the Way, Sarah Kelly RN

9:15-9:45 Candidate Introductions, President and Vice President, invitation for nominations  

9:45-10:45 Language Services & Accessibility, Jayne Zedon

10:45-11:00  Open Forum

11:00-12:00 Managing COVID Stress, Penni Peri MSW

 
Saturday April 10, 2021

8:00-8:15 Opening Announcements

8:15-9:15 Tools to Help Identify Challenges for Diabetic Patients, Insha Haque DO, MPH

9:15-9:45 Candidate Introductions, Treasurer, Secretary and Delegates

9:45-10:45 HPV Vaccine, a Shot to Prevent Cancer,  Jenna Shiffelbein

10:45-11:00 Open Forum

11:00-12:00 Alone Together, Aimee Valeras PHD LICSW
 

Saturday May 8, 2021

8:00 Opening Announcements

8:15-9:15 Essence of Team, Andrew Valeras DO, FACHE, MPH

9:15-945 Rules for voting and call for nominations from the floor

9:45-10:45 The MA role in preparation for Preventative Health Visit, Dominic Geffken MD

10:45-11:30 AAMA National Representative (?)

11:30-12:00 Vote
 

Saturday June 12, 2021

8:00 Opening Announcements

8:15-9:15 Allergic Rhinitis and ENT, Otolaryngologic Perspectives, Dr Kardell  

9:15-9:45 Voting results, Board Address to Members

9:45-10:45 Family Planning, Beyond the Pill, Dr Linda E. Haller MD and Danielle Goulet RN

10:45-11:00 Open forum 

11:00-12:00 Fetal Abstinence Syndrome, Angela Yerdon-McCleod DO

STAY TUNED AND WATCH FOR REGISTRATION WHIHC SHOULD OPEN SOON! 

ELECTIONS:

Elections for the 2021 NHSMA Board will be held at the Spring Conference during our May event. If you are interested in joining the board please follow the link below to see what qualifications are required. WE HIGHLY ENCOURAGE ANYONE AND EVERYONE to be part of the board as we are always looking for more help! VOTING WILL BE VIRTUAL and more information will be coming about how it will take place. 

Wanna ZOOM??!!

Join us for our monthly NHSMA Board meetings on the second Tuesday of every month! It is easy to attend as we are holding them online though ZOOM! Visit the CONTACT US page and send in your name and email if you would like to be sent an invite! All medical assistants are welcome!! 

We represent ALL

Medical Assistants !

The NHSMA is affiliated with the AAMA who are the governing body of the CMA(AAMA) credential. HOWEVER we are proud to say that we welcome and represent ALL medical assistants around the state no matter of credential. If you are certified though a different organization, or not certified at all, we still want to hear from you and have you join our award winning state organization! When we all stand together our profession will thrive and prosper! Join us at our events and our board meetings, or simply drop us a line to have your voice heard! We are here for YOU but we also NEED YOU to help our organization grow!!  

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