Thursday, June 27th

07:00 – 08:00
Registration | Breakfast | Visit with Exhibitors

08:00 – 08:15
President’s Welcome & Introduction of Board, Sharon Benson AASCA President

08:15 – 09:15
KEYNOTE: Amy Dee: The Science of Sanity for Today’s Challenging Healthcare Environment

09:15 – 09:45
Break | Visit with Exhibitors

09:45 – 10:45
State Regulatory Review, Bill Alcock, AZDHS

10:45 – 11:45
Opioid Crisis with Connie Idle, Health Current

11:45 – 13:00
Lunch with Exhibitors

13:00 – 14:00
Quality Measure Reporting, Gina Throneberry

14:00 – 15:00
QAPI Studies that Work, Carolanne Reho

15:00 – 15:30
Break | Visit with Exhibitors

15:30 – 16:30
Get to Know Your Specialty: Breakout Session, Marti Wolfe & Stephanie Dickman, AASCA Conference Committee

16:30 – 16:45
Closing Remarks

16:45 – 18:00
Reception w/Exhibitors

Friday, June 28th

06:30 – 07:00
ZUMBA, Karla Perry

Registration | Breakfast Visit with Exhibitors

ASCA National Update, Heather Falen Ashby, ASCA

Amanda Hope Foundation: Bringing comfort Into the Harsh World of Childhood Cancer, Lorraine Tallman

Amanda Hope Foundation Service Project, Conference Committee

Break | Visit with Exhibitors | Sponsor Recognition

Emergency Management, CMS guidelines, AZ Cher Coalition, Jennifer Hamilton

Networking Lunch with Materials Managers | Visit with Exhibitors

Reduce Supply Costs In Your Independent ASC, Daren Smith, BSN Amkai Solutions

Backorders, Recalls, & Medication Substitutions

Please do Not Burn Out, Deb Harbinson, MHI, RN Harbinson Wellness

Closing Remarks | Grand Prize Drawing, Sharon Benson, AASCA President


We are excited to welcome Amy Dee as our keynote. Amy is a memorable, funny, motivational and life-changing speaker.

The motivational speaker audiences never forget!
Laugh out loud. Think in bold new ways.
And remember your power to change… everything.


This program is approved for up to 12.00 hours of AEUs by BASC Provider #1217.  Following the program, an AEU certificate will be emailed to you from AASCA.


The 2019 Annual AASCA Conference is proud to provide our members with nursing CEs through the California State Board of Nursing. A total of 13.0 CEs for the 2 day event. June 27 – 7.0 hours & June 28 – 6.0 hours.

To Request Continuing Education Certificate
2.) Click “Request CE Certificate”
3.) Find event on CE Calendar
4.) Choose event, click on “Get Certificate”
5.) Complete Survey

Must complete survey by July 27th to receive credit.

Questions? Contact Renee Ruby at 480-367-6937 ext. 100 | Please allow up to 10 business days to receive your certificate via email. (NOTE: This is not an automated process and will not happen immediately)

Materials Managers

Join us Friday afternoon for lunch, networking & learning about reducing supply costs and unleashing profitability in your ASC.