FSMA Fall Conference & Board Meeting

Date: Saturday, November 11, 2023 EST
Registration Deadline: November 10, 2023
Time: 8:15 am – 4:45 pm EST
Cost: FREE to all FSMA Members, FSMA Members only.
Meeting Type: Zoom Format
# of CEUs: 5.5

Board Meeting after Seminar

FSMA Fall Zoom Conference Agenda

Saturday November 11, 2023

8:15-8:30 am

Welcome & Introduction; Marsha Benedict CMA-A (AAMA (Meeting Coordinator), Jennifer E. Cole, CMA (AAMA), CPC, MCBS, Mid-Gulf Coast Chapter President & Co-Education Chair

Introduction FSMA President Deniece Jozefiak, CMA (AAMA)

There will be a 5-minute break between sessions so PowerPoints can be changed.

8:30-9:30 am

James Ginder, MS, NREMT, PI, CHES, NCEE
Health Education Specialist
Hamilton County ID Health Department

Vaping Education-List 3 types of e-cigarettes. Recall three health effects of e-cigarettes. Explain three reasons why teenagers use e-cigarettes. Identify three ways to stop using e-cigarettes.

9:30-10:30 am

Monkey Pox Education-Describe three ways mpox can be transmitted. Name three locations where mpox occurs in the world. Recognize three symptoms of mpox. Compare and contrast mpox vs Smallpox. Identify three ways to prevent mpox. List treatment options for mpox. Recall what information that must be given to patients who are positive for mpox.

10:30-11:00 am

Funky Fungus-The MA will be able to describe what Candida Auris is. Identify three risk factors of Candida Auris. Explain three ways Candida Auris can be transmitted. Discuss three infection prevention techniques to prevent Candida Auris Infection.

11:00-12:30 pm

Arlene Morrow, CPC, CMM, CMSCS
Protocol for Colonoscopy Claims. What is screening? Who qualifies for screening? What is diagnostic colonoscopy and why?

12:30-1:00 pm


1:00-2:30 pm
1.5 CEU (C)

Dominique Morales, LMHC
Domestic Violence: What are the signs and symptoms of Domestic Violence. What does the Medical Assistant need to look out for? When is it safe to call the police?

2:30-2:45 pm


2:45-4:45 pm

FSMA Executive Board Meeting
You are all welcome to attend. Be an active participant in your organization. We are looking forward to your input. Please download all the reports from the website under documents heading (Board Meeting Agenda and Reports) on the website.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

5.5 CEUs have been requested by AAMA
Topics subject to change.