SCMA MA Week Celebration and CEU

Join the Snohomish county chapter as we celebrate the Medical Assisting professionals within our county. Education topic is professionalism in the work place, presented by Christine Malone, MBA, MHA, CMPE, CPHRM, FACHE. Faculty from Everett Community College. Light refreshments will also be served! SCMA thanks you for your dedication to your credential and your profession!!

We will be holding our annual drawing for one full and one student AAMA membership at this meeting. All entries from the year will be entered but you MUST be present to win!!!

Sock/Glove Drive: Please consider donating socks and/or gloves. The chapter will be donating them to a local area homeless shelter for the upcoming winter months. Please bring new socks or gloves with you to the meeting. We will have a donation box at the registration table.

****PLEASE NOTE*****

There will be a location change for this meeting. We will be meeting at the Everett Community College in Liberty Hall (#16 on the map below). Parking will require a pass that you will need to obtain from staff after parking and place in your car. We will try to have someone stationed close to the parking area to help facilitate this quickly.

We will update with room number once available.

Here is a link with a campus map and parking locations: 

Thurston County – September 20th Educational Meeting

The CMA and the Cancer Patient

Date:  Sept 20th, 2017
Location:  Meeting Room, Pelegrino’s Restaurant, 205 Cleveland Ave SE Olympia Wa 98501
Time:  6:30 pm -9 pm
Speaker:  Dustin Osborn, MD, PH.D, topic The CMA and the Cancer Patient
~Taking Vitals on a cancer patient, i.e. Why it is important not to take b/p on the mastectomy side. What to do if the patient had a double mastectomy.
~Common Reactions to Chemotherapy; What to expect? How to be helpful.
~Things to avoid; Vocabulary, specific questions or opinions
~How best to be helpful as a CMA


The next BOT meeting is August 19 at 1030 am.
Southwest Washington has agreed to host.
We are meeting at 1030 am as the room we are able use is busy until then.  The address is 600 NE 92nd Ave Vancouver, WA 98664 PeaceHealth Health Education Center Auditorium B.  Park in the lot.

Kitsap County – Medical Assistants In The Behavioral Health Setting

Day/Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Speaker: Connie Lieseke, CMA (AAMA), MLT (ASCP), PBT (ASCP)
Health Clinic Coordinator
Kitsap Mental Health Services

Topic: “Medical Assistants In The Behavioral Health Setting”

6:00 pm Networking

6:30 pm Speaker begins 1.5 CEU (G)

Location: Olympic College, Health Occupations Bldg. Room 102 at 6 pm

NOTE: Remember the parking lot directly in front of the Health Building will be closed for the June Meeting

It is very important that you RSVP !!!!
Please RSVP for the meeting to:
Email your name and phone number

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

50th Annual Medical Assistant Conference.

Welcome to the 50th Annual Medical Assistant Conference.  This year’s conference is a brought to you from Greater Spokane Chapter part of Washington State Society of Medical Assistants, WSSMA.

We feel we have developed an excellent educational and networking experience for attendees.

Each Chapter has its own processes and traditions for conference. We have tried to meld them as much as possible, in some cases forming a new process. Please enjoy yourself:  we hope we can do this again in the future together.

Welcome to attendees from the Washington State and beyond!


Click here !!! REGISTRATION 2017-4

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:
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.