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
Top 10 Federal & State Deficiencies and How to Avoid Them, Bill Alcock, BSN, JD and Michael Wilkinson, EMT-P, CFI I

10:45 – 11:45
Everything You Need to know about Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS), Connie Ihde

11:45 – 13:00
Lunch with Exhibitors

13:00 – 14:00
Quality Measure Reporting, Gina Throneberry, RN, MBA, CASC, CNOR

14:00 – 15:00
QAPI Studies that Work, Carolanne Reho, MHA, BSN, RN, CNOR, CAIP

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 & Meet Your AASCA Board

18:00 – 18:15
Reception Raffle Prize Drawings

Friday, June 28th

06:15 – 07:00
ZUMBA with Karla Perry (Salon G)

Registration | Breakfast Visit with Exhibitors

ASCA National Update, Heather Falen Ashby

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

A Partnership for Preparedness, Julie Augeri

Networking Lunch with Materials Managers | Visit with Exhibitors

Running a Successful Materials Management Program at Your ASC, Daren Smith RN, BSN

Engaging your Supply Chain Resource to Gain Understanding and Provide Leadership, Todd Eich, CMRP | CST

Sparking Joy in Your Day, Debbie Harbinson, MHI, RN, HNB-BC

Closing Remarks | Grand Prize (Cruise for Two!) 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 2020 Annual AASCA Conference is proud to provide our members with nursing CEs through the California State Board of Nursing. CEs for the 2 day event are pending and will be posted when approved.

Once approved, 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.