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2022 Invaluable Medical Assistant, Dental Assistant, and Community Health Worker Seminar
October 22, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm$100.00 – $3,000.00
Each year over 175 medical assistants (MA), dental assistants (DA), community health workers (CHW), and other clinical staff attend the Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers’ Invaluable MA, DA, and CHW Seminar. Attendees represent a variety of healthcare settings including Community Health Centers, hospitals, tribal entities, and other primary care/oral health practices. The purpose of the event is to provide frontline healthcare workers and support staff with a variety of educational sessions and an opportunity to network with their peers across the state. We also use this event as an opportunity to formally acknowledge and celebrate the outstanding work of several individuals through our annual Invaluable Medical Assistant, Dental Assistant, and Community Health Worker awards, along with our annual Special Populations Award. Click here to submit a nomination.
This will be a hybrid event. In-person attendance will be limited to 150. In-person participants will be asked to wear a mask while indoors regardless of vaccination status unless actively eating or drinking. Virtual registration must be received by Friday, October 7th in order to receive hard-copy materials.
Interested in sponsorship? Click here to view the sponsorship opportunities for this event.
|Welcome and Opening Remarks
|9:15-10:00am||Opening Plenary: Self-Care|
|Adolescent Champion Model
|Mental Health First Aid 101
|Placing Dental Sealants (In-person only)
|Medical Assistant Scope of Practice Updates
|Coronal Polishing (In-person only)
|12:45-1:30pm||Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women||Breakout – Coronal Polishing Continued (In-person only)|
|1:30-1:50pm||Presentation of Awards|
|Closing & Raffle Prizes|