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Thank you to all of our sponsors for Conference 2019

  • QHR -Accuro®EMR
  • Stevens Company
  • ICBC
  • Life Labs
  • MCS Micro Systems
  • Health Data Coalition
  • Canadian Mental Health Coalition
  • BC Quitnow

Washington State Medical Assistants Annual Conference

Check out the Washington State Medical Assistants Conference. 
The Unites States have accreditation which means they operate 
in a whole different manner than we do here in Canada. 
This will be a great opportunity to network and see 
how different the profession is there.

Please find the registration form here.

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The 48th annual conference is coming up. The dates are Friday, April 12th and Saturday April 13th 2019.  The MOA Association would like to invite you all to attend. Check out the link for early registration discounts. Discounts for retired MOAs as well as for students.

The focus of this years conference is on Pharmacology. The Friday night will be a social time to network and have some fun. There will be market vendors on Friday night. Saturday will be full of education and networking. The day will begin with breakfast and will culminate with a beautiful banquet to celebrate MOAs and the profession.  Dignitaries and entertainment. Come join us to learn, have fun  and celebrate.

FRIDAY SCHEDULE:

Registration:                              4-5pm

Board Meeting                                5-6pm

Market Vendors                             6pm – 9pm

Card Making ($2 donation)         6pm – 9pm

Bottle Cap Game                            6pm – 9pm

Casual Evening Social                   7pm = 10pm

SATURDAY SCHEDULE:

              Vendor Set up: Saturday          7:00 AM  (pending)
              Registration and Breakfast       7:30 AM –  8:30 AM
              AGM (private)                         8:30 AM –  9:30  AM
              1st Speaker                              9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
              Coffee Break                          10:50 AM – 11:10 AM
              2nd Speaker                           11:20 AM – 12:20 PM
              Introduction of Vendors
              Lunch                                      12:30 PM –  1:30 PM
              3rd Speaker                              1:40 PM –  2:40 PM
              Gift draws/Closing remarks     2:45 PM –  3:30 PM
               Cocktails                                        6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
               Dinner                                            7:00 PM

Speakers for Saturday are the following:

1. Derek Desrosiers – Specializing in Pharmacogenomics 

Derek is a pharmacist with a special interest in pharmacogenomics, which is the science of DNA and how genes affect a person’s response to drugs leading to personalized medicine.
Learn about how genetics and DNA are changing the future of medicine by allowing us to choose the most effective and safest medications and doses that will be tailored to a person’s genetic makeup.

2. Dr. Jillian Reardon – Pharmacist

Jillian is a pharmacist and lecturer with the UBC faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Jillian completed her undergraduate pharmacy degree and pharmacy residency at Dalhousie University, and her graduate PharmD degree at UBC. She is a member of the UBC Pharmacists Clinic team, seeing patients by referral for comprehensive medication management. Prior to her current role, she worked as an Inpatient Clinical Cardiology Pharmacist in her hometown of Halifax.

3. Jenna Reed-Cote 

Jenna has gone from professional patient to practitioner and is dedicated to empowering her patients – mind, body and spirit. Struggling through and overcoming her personal health challenges have not only educated her on how to be a competent and effective patient, they have also informed her practice to become a competent and effective social worker. She has developed tools that patients, their families and caregivers can use to take control of their health and is dedicated to supporting healthcare teams, so they in turn can empower the patient.

Hello everyone!  The 47th Annual MOAA Conference was a tremendous success. Thank you to all the vendors that supported us as well as the wonderful educational speakers, Dr. S. Yousfi, Dr. I Liu and Mariam Larson. We would also like to that the wonderful attendees for all the excellent discussion and networking. 47th Annual Conference 

We would also like to mention a special THANK YOU to all the wonderful people that put the conference together. Your efforts are greatly appreciated and we could not do it without you.

SAVE THE DATES:

October 19, 2019 – Education Workshop – Cannabis Talk about medical uses and dangers of cannabis.

February 1, 2020 – Education Workshop – More info to come soon, please check back.

April 24/25, 2019  – Conference – More info will be here soon, please check back.

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