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CTSMA TODAY SUMMER NEWSLETTER
As summer sunsets on the beach slowly come to an end, the CTSMA hopes you all enjoyed the hot summer we had in Connecticut. As we all enjoyed our backyard BBQs, the CTSMA was hard at work in our beach chairs planning for the up coming months and the 57th Annual CTSMA Educational Conference. Here are some of the things we have been working on. 

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Get Your Calendars Out and Mark These Upcoming Events

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September 2017 Conference Planning Meeting & Delegate & Alternate National Conference Report
Fri, Sep 23, 2016 7:00 PM 
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57th Annual CTSMA Educational Conference

March 24-25, 2017
Radisson Hotel
100 Berlin Road, Cromwell CT 06416
​(more information below)

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Medical Assistants Recognition Week
Medical assistants are at the heart of health care.
Every year Medical Assistants Recognition Week (MARWeek) is celebrated during the third full week in October:

​Medical Assistants Recognition Week: October 17-21, 2016
Medical Assistants Recognition Day: October 19, 2016

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You still have time to complete and get in your Spring/Summer CTSMA Online CEU Programs.The deadline for submission is Sept 30th. We are offering 3 online CEU Programs for Spring/Summer that have been approved for 5.5 AAMA CEUs on End of Life Care, Asthma, and Ethical and Professional Boundaries.

The Fall/Winter CTSMA Online Programs will be published to our website the first week in October. We are offering 3 CEU AAMA Approved Programs on Fundamental Principles in Insulin Therapy, Current Approaches to Preventing Chronic Diabetes Complications, and Domestic Violence - Focus on Child Abuse. 

For more information or to download the latest CTSMA Online CEU Programs, click the link below.



57th ANNUAL CTSMA EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE

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March 24 & 25, 2017
Radisson Hotel
Cromwell, Ct


Join us for our 57th Annual CTSMA State Educational Conference. The conference will be held at Radisson Hotel (formally the Crowne Plaza) in Cromwell, CT. We will feature 2 full days of continuing educational programs, continental breakfast & lunch daily, snacks, Friday evening Welcome Party, and discounted room rates. Registration packet will be available by February 2017. For more information regarding the 57th Annual CTSMA State Educational Conference, click on the links below. 
SPEAKERS NEEDED
The CTSMA is currently looking for speakers for our 2017 Education Conference. We are looking for individuals that would be willing to give 1 or 2 hour medical educational session. We do not pay for speakers. The CTSMA does donate $25 in the speaker's name to the CTSMA 2017 Spirit of Giving Charity for their time. We do offer speakers a free vendor table at our vendor show if they choose to have one. If you know of someone or if you would like to present a program at our conference, please click on the link below to download the speaker request form. If you have any questions, please contact one of the CTSMA Board of Directors at CSMABOD@ctsma.org.

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VENDORS NEEDED

The CTSMA is looking for vendors to display their company at our 2017 Educational Conference Vendor Show. In the past we have had employment agencies, pharmaceutical companies, medical supply companies, insurance groups, physical therapy companies, respiratory companies, Pampered Chef, Thirty One, medical apparel, and much more. It does not have to be medical oriented to vendor at our show.  Vendors are provided with a 6ft covered and skirted table for one or two days, lunch, ad on our website for 1 year, all for one low rate. We offer a FREE vendor table for companies willing to give an educational session during the conference. Please click on the link below to download the Vendor Request Form and to learn more about this great opportunity.

CTSMA WINS 3 AAMA EXCEL AWARDS

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During the 60th Annual AAMA National Educational Conference the CTSMA won three AAMA Excel Awards for Publication of the CTSMA Today Newsletter, Website Development, and Community Service for the CTSMA Spirit of Giving. 

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CTSMA IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

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The CTSMA is a 100% volunteer driven organization. Without the continued support of our members we would not have the successful organization that we are fortunate to have. We are currently looking for members who would like to give their time to the CTSMA. Either big our small every minute or hour counts to the continued success of the CTSMA. If you would like to learn more about how you can help, please contact Joanne Rodrigues, CMA(AAMA) CTSMA President, at joannerodrigues831@gmail.com .