The 65th WSMA Conference

Welcome Wisconsin Society of Medical Assistants

2020 State Conference - April 16-18, 2020

Premier Best Western Bridgewood Resort and Conference Center  | Neenah, WI





Premier Best Western Bridgewood Resort

1000 Cameron Way 

Neenah, Wisconsin 54956 

Conference Schedule

Thursday, April 16, 2020
7:00 pm Pre-Conference Executive Committee Meeting – All are welcome!

Friday, April 17, 2020
7:30 am Registration Desk Open for House of Delegates. Breakfast provided for those attending.
8:00 am Delegates and Alternates Check In at Credentials Desks for House of Delegates
11:30 am COPPS Luncheon (Club of Past Presidents)
12:00 pm Registration Opens for Conference
12:45 pm Welcome, WSMA President, Don Miller, CMA (AAMA)
1:00 pm Oncology Symptoms – Melissa Paasch, APNP-FNP-BC
2:15 pm Palliative Care – Jay Bennet, DO
3:30 pm Brachytherapy – Peter Heiberger, MS, DABR
4:30 pm Cold Cap Therapy – Lisa Kellnhauser
5:45 pm WELCOME PARTY - Trivia Night (CEUs) & Potato Bar

Saturday, April 18, 2020
7:15 am Registration Desk Open and breakfast provided for conference attendees.
7:45 am Welcome, Dean Kaufert, Mayor of Neenah, Wisconsin
7:50 am Welcome, WSMA President, Don Miller, CMA (AAMA)
8:00 am Hospice 101-What You Need To Know – John Sponholtz, RN, BSN, CHPN, AEMT
9:15 am Behavioral Health Integration in Primary Care – Susan Haydar, PhD
10:30 am Forensic Toxicology - Navigating the Rapids Without Any Oars – Lorrine Edwards, D-ABFT-FT
12:00 pm Awards Luncheon and Installation of Officers
1:15 pm Medicare-Understanding 5 Basic Medicare Options – John Ulness
2:30 pm Genetics-What You’re Prone To – Eric Manthei, MS
3:45 pm Vaccines Demystified – Angelo Kolokithas, PhD
4:45 pm Announcements & Closing
5:30 pm Post Conference Executive Committee Meeting – All are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Premier Best Western Bridgewood Resort

1000 Cameron Way 

Neenah, Wisconsin 54956 


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We are the state level affiliate of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), the National organization that oversees the profession of Medical Assisting.


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