April SICC Meeting

Warning live animals may be present.
This is a rescheduled program:

Animal Assisted Interventions with Patients

By: Mary Margaret Callahan
Sr. National Director of Programs, Pet Partners

Education Contents:
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1. Lexicon for animal-assisted interventions, including the difference between service animals, therapy animals and emotional support animals

2. How to identify appropriate therapy animal teams

3. Best practices in interactions with therapy animals and clients

4. Infection Control considerations specific to therapy animals and clinical settings

“As a result of this program, the participants will be able to understand is what a therapy animal team is and what they can do to positively influence the physical, mental and emotional wellbeing of those they interact with.

Thurston County Chapter – Next Meeting is Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Welcome to Thurston County Chapter!

Our next meeting is Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at South Puget Sound Community College.
Start time will be 6:30 PM – Building 34 on the second floor. Room is still to be determined – either Room 208 or Room 209.

CONFERENCE 2017 … May 18, 19, 20th. Our group will be bringing three fundraising baskets. We will be doing a “Wake up, Pick me up and Keep me up!” — Coffee Basket, Movie basket with popcorn & snacks, Wine basket with crackers & other snacks. Asking all members to donate either money or things/items to fill our baskets with these themes.

Come and check us out!

Regular meetings of the Thurston County Chapter of Medical Assistants will be held on the third Wednesday in February, April, September and November.

Speakers will start at 6:30 pm with a quick business promptly after the presentation about the upcoming conference.

Learning about MRKH

 Wednesday,  April 19, 2017     

Topic:     Learning about MRKH

Speaker:  Kristen Peterson

This will be a personal view on a subject that is not often talked about.  Kristen has been on “The Doctors”  TV show discussing her personal journey with this condition.

This is one not to miss.  1.5 CEUs

A Personal and Professional Perspective on Huntington’s Disease

Wednesday,   March 8, 2017

Speakers:  Vicki Biggs, LICSW  (Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker)
Debra Del Castillo PhD, Research Coordinator at the University of Washington’s Center for Excellence- Seattle.
Angela Gordon, MA

Topic:   A Personal and Professional Perspective on Huntington’s Disease

        6:00 pm     Networking
        6:30 pm     Speaker begins       1.5  CEU

 It is very important that you RSVP !!!!

  Please RSVP for the meeting to:
medicalassistantkitsapco@gmail.com
  Email your name and phone number

Olympic College — Health Occupations Building — Room 102

There is a $5.00 fee to register CEUs for non-members

Snohomish Spring CEU Workshop

The Snohomish county chapter is hosting a spring CEU workshop. Topics are HIPAA updates and providing care to the transgender community.  A light continental breakfast will be served. Open to all interested! It will take place at the Everett Clinic Conference Center 3830 Hoyt Ave, Everett, WA. Cost is $26 for AAMA members, $16 for students and $36 for non members. Space is limited and not confirmed until payment is received. Registration is all online through the link below with invoicing by square! Please contact rhidrake@hotmail.com with any questions.

you can register here: https://goo.gl/forms/H9HSu64gkKAyJcVn1