ASCA NEWS: Register by October 15, Save on ASCA’s Winter Seminar


Register by October 15, Save on ASCA’s Winter Seminar

ASCA’s 2019 Winter Seminar, January 17–19 in Austin, Texas, will offer three days of ASC-specific education. This hands-on learning experience, coupled with abundant networking opportunities with your fellow ASC professionals, makes this a can’t-miss event.

This year’s seminar features three specialized tracks:

  • Infection Prevention Techniques for ASCs will examine best practices in sterilization, instrument reprocessing and the policies and procedures you need to sustain a comprehensive infection prevention program in your ASC.
  • Coding Update & Reimbursement Strategies will ensure that you maximize reimbursements at your center by preparing your ASC for the coding and billing changes coming in 2019.
  • ASC Management Essentials (new in 2019) will focus on best practices and practical, effective ways for your ASC to remain compliant and prosper in the face of the rapid changes defining the health care marketplace this year.

To learn more, visit ASCA's 2019 Winter Seminar page. Register by October 15 to get the best rates.

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Sign Up for ASCA’s October Webinars

ASCA will host two webinars in October. “Best Practices in Surgical Instrument Reprocessing” will take place on Tuesday, October 9. Participants will examine critical guidelines for reprocessing medical devices and explore the steps ASCs need to take to ensure patient safety. Steris Senior Education Specialist Michele McKinley will lead this webinar and provide attendees with a template for compliance.

In “A Shifting Perspective: The Voice of the Millennial Professional,” Millennials will share their honest opinions on the working world. Attendees will find out exactly what Millennial needs and priorities are in the workplace and discuss the similarities and differences between Millennials and prior generations. Amy Rey, executive vice president of Zeldis Research Associates will present the webinar on Tuesday, October 23.

Visit ASCA’s webinars page to learn more and register. Both webinars are included in the 2018 Webinar All-Access Pass. Buy your pass to get all the live events and recordings for all 18 programs this year at one low price.


Renew Your ASCA Membership for 2019

Online membership renewal for 2019 opens October 1. Your ASCA membership gives you and your staff access to vital educational resources, valuable networking opportunities and essential news, information and tools that apply daily in your practice.

You can renew your membership online with a credit card or check using ASCA’s secure online renewal portal. The online portal is available to all staff members of current member facilities who have valid usernames and passwords, not just to the voting representative or primary contact. Renew online.