ASCA NEWS: Register Now to Save on ASCA 2019


Register Now to Save on ASCA 2019

Make plans now to attend the ASCA 2019 Conference & Expo, May 15–18, in Nashville, Tennessee. ASCA’s annual conference—traditionally the ASC industry’s largest gathering of the year—offers extensive opportunities for professional development, networking and earning continuing education credits.

This year’s schedule features more than 50 educational sessions designed for ASC professionals at every level. Program highlights include 16 advanced sessions, two full days of infection prevention education, special opioid sessions, interactive roundtable discussions on hot topics in the ASC industry and a can’t-miss honky tonk social event.

Sign up for ASCA 2019 by February 28 to save $50 on your registration fee. ASCA members enjoy additional savings on each registration.

To learn more and register, visit the ASCA 2019 page.


Sign up for ASCA’s February Webinars

ASCA’s two February webinars will examine health care employment law updates and managing complaints in the ASC.

Sign up for ASCA's 2019 Webinar All-Access Pass

Enjoy big savings on a full year of quality ASC education with ASCA’s 2019 Webinar All-Access Pass. This popular pass provides access to all 16 webinars in ASCA’s 2019 series—both the live events and the recordings—at a fraction of the full purchase price. Webinar topics include sterilization quality control, engaging your supply chain, negotiating managed care contracts, maximizing staff productivity, electronic health record updates, and CMS quality reporting. Continuing education and Administrator Education Unit credits are available. Learn more and register today at

“From Marijuana to Sexual Harassment: Health Care Employment Law Updates” will take place on Tuesday, February 12 at 1:00 pm ET. Join Robert Liles and Paul Weidenfeld, attorneys at Liles Parker Attorneys & Counselors at Law in Washington, DC, as they discuss emerging issues in employment policy that can help you reduce your ASC’s level of risk in this sensitive area.

During “Real-World Solutions for Managing Complaints” attendees will examine specific tools and tactics that can help de-escalate complaints and turn potentially negative situations into positive experiences. Michael Patterson, RN, president and chief executive officer of Mississippi Valley Heath in Davenport, Iowa, will present this webinar on Tuesday, February 26, at 1:00 pm ET.

Visit the webinars page to learn more and register. The price per webinar is $100 for ASCA members and $150 for nonmembers; both webinars are included in the 2019 Webinar All-Access Pass.