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    State assemblies offer various programs and events throughout the year. Getting involved in one's state assembly is a great way to network with others in your area, gain access to workshops and educational programs that offer CE credits and become involved in your state assembly.

  • State Assembly Upcoming Programs

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    ALABAMA 
    Birmingham: March 10, 2018. Alabama State Assembly. Title: Spring 2018 Annual Business Meeting and Educational Workshop. Location: Virginia College - Birmingham, 488 Palisades Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35209. Contact: Ashley Sylvester, PO Box 8881, Mobile, AL 36689, 251-303-9170, ashley7morgan@gmail.com. 6 CE credits, pending Alabama’s submission of CE documentation.

    ALASKA
    Anchorage: February 17, 2018. Alaska State Assembly. Title: Alaska AST Spring Workshop and Elections. Location: 12100 Coffee and Communitas, 12100 Old Seward Hwy, Anchorage, AK 99515. Contact: Dawn Burns, PO Box 230041, Anchorage, AK 99523, 631-566-4600, dawnalyssa@yahoo.com. 6 CE credits, pending Alaska’s submission of CE documentation.

    ARKANSAS
    Little Rock: March 10, 2018. Arkansas State Assembly. Title: Springtacular! Child's Play. Location: Arkansas Children's Hospital, Chairman's Hall, 1 Children's Way, Little Rock, AR 72202. Contact: Cynthia Lewis, PO Box 15772, Little Rock AR 72231, 501-951-3180, ARSA.ST@yahoo.com. 7 CE credits, pending Arkansas’s submission of CE documentation.

    CALIFORNIA
    Los Angeles: March 10, 2018. California State Assembly. Title: Robotic Surgery Workshop - TransOral Robotic Surgery. Location: Keck Hospital of USC, 1500 San Pablo St, Los Angeles, CA 90033. Contact: John Springer, 1615 Yosemite Dr, Apt 310, Los Angeles, CA, 90041, 323-527-5108, john.springer@health.usc.edu. 4 CE credits, pending California’s submission of CE documentation.

    GEORGIA
    Atlanta: March 10, 2018. Georgia State Assembly. Title: GASA Spring Training: Hitting a Home Run in the OR. Location: Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30339. Contact: Dustin Cain, PO Box 4131, Canton, GA 30114, 678-314-5773, dustin_caincst@yahoo.com. 7 CE credits, pending New Georgia’s submission of CE documentation.

    Valdosta: September 8, 2018. Georgia State Assembly. Title: GASA Surgery Southern Style. Location: Wiregrass Technical College, 4089 Val Tech Road, Valdosta, GA 31602. Contact: Dustin Cain, PO Box 4131, Canton, GA 30114, 678-314-5773, dustin_caincst@yahoo.com . 8 CE credits, pending Georgia’s submission of CE documentation.

    IDAHO
    Boise: February 13, 2018. Idaho State Assembly. Title: February Free CE Event. Location: Cafe Ole - Boise Towne Square, 210 N Milwaukee St, Boise, ID 83704. Contact: Leah Guill, 6120 E Grand Prairie Dr, Boise, ID 83716, 208-596-1774, IDSAST@gmail.com. 1 free CE credit, approved by AST.

    Boise: April 10, 2018. Idaho State Assembly. Title: April Free CE Event. Location: Cafe Ole - Boise Towne Square, 210 N Milwaukee St, Boise, ID 83704. Contact: Leah Guill, 6120 E Grand Prairie Dr, Boise, ID 83716, 208-596-1774, IDSAST@gmail.com. 1 free CE credit, pending Idaho’s submission of CE documentation. 

    Boise: June 12, 2018. Idaho State Assembly. Title: June Free CE Event. Location: Cafe Ole - Boise Towne Square, 210 N Milwaukee St, Boise, ID 83704. Contact: Leah Guill, 6120 E Grand Prairie Dr, Boise, ID 83716, 208-596-1774, IDSAST@gmail.com. 1 free CE credit, pending Idaho’s submission of CE documentation. 

    ILLINOIS
    Champaign: March 3, 2018. Illinois State Assembly. Title: Annual Meeting, Elections and Seminar. Location: Parkland College, 2400 W Bradley Ave, Champaign, IL 61821. Contact: Rebecca Masters, 2400 W Bradley Ave, Champaign, IL 61821, 217-353-2007, surgtech95@yahoo.com. 5 CE credits, pending Illinois’s submission of CE documentation.

    INDIANA
    Fort Wayne: March 3, 2018. Indiana State Assembly. Title: Indiana State Assembly 2018 Spring Workshop. Location: Parkview Regional Medical Center, 11109 Parkview Plaza Dr, Fort Wayne, IN 46845. Contact: Cortney Webb, PO Box 421673, Indianapolis, IN 46242, 260-341-2558, cortney_webb@yahoo.com. 7 CE credits, pending Indiana’s submission of CE documentation.

    IOWA 
    Iowa City: April 7, 2018. Iowa State Assembly. Title: Iowa State Assembly Spring Pediatric Workshop. Location: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City, IA 52242. Contact: Timothy Danico, 2955 Bowling St SW Apt 238, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, 319-540-6008, timothy-danico@uiowa.edu. 7 CE credits, pending Iowa’s submission of CE documentation.  

    KANSAS
    Topeka: March 3, 2018. Kansas State Assembly. Title: Spring Workshop and Business Meeting. Location: Washburn Institute of Technology, 5724 SW Huntoon St, Topeka, KS 66604. Contact: Kristi Mick, 2368 2nd Arrington St, Holton, KS 66436, 785-364-6005, kristina.mick@washburn.edu. 6 CE credits, pending Kansas’s submission of CE documentation.

    KENTUCKY
    Elizabethtown: April 20, 2018. Kentucky State Assembly. Title: 3rd Annual Kentucky State Assembly of AST Spring Workshop 2018. Location: Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, 600 College Street Road, Elizabethtown, KY 42701. Contact: Kentucky State Assembly, PO Box 206187, Louisville, KY 40250, ksaofast@gmail.com. 3 CE credits, pending Kentucky’s submission of CE documentation.

    Louisville: September 21-22, 2018. Kentucky State Assembly. Title: 2018 Kentucky State Assembly of AST – Annual Fall Meeting. Location: TBD, Louisville, KY. Contact: Kentucky State Assembly, PO Box 206187, Louisville, KY 40250, ksaofast@gmail.com. 9 CE credits, pending Kentucky’s submission of CE documentation.

    Elizabethtown: April 19, 2019. Kentucky State Assembly. Title: 4rd Annual Kentucky State Assembly of AST Spring Workshop 2019. Location: Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, 600 College Street Road, Elizabethtown, KY 42701. Contact: Kentucky State Assembly, PO Box 206187, Louisville, KY 40250, ksaofast@gmail.com. 3 CE credits, pending Kentucky’s submission of CE documentation.

    Louisville: September 20-21, 2019. Kentucky State Assembly. Title: 2019 Kentucky State Assembly of AST – Annual Fall Meeting. Location: TBD, Louisville, KY. Contact: Kentucky State Assembly, PO Box 206187, Louisville, KY 40250, ksaofast@gmail.com. 9 CE credits, pending Kentucky’s submission of CE documentation.

    Elizabethtown: April 17, 2020. Kentucky State Assembly. Title: 5rd Annual Kentucky State Assembly of AST Spring Workshop 2020. Location: Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, 600 College Street Road, Elizabethtown, KY 42701. Contact: Kentucky State Assembly, PO Box 206187, Louisville, KY 40250, ksaofast@gmail.com. 3 CE credits, pending Kentucky’s submission of CE documentation.

    Louisville: September 18-19, 2020. Kentucky State Assembly. Title: 2020 Kentucky State Assembly of AST – Annual Fall Meeting. Location: TBD, Louisville, KY. Contact: Kentucky State Assembly, PO Box 206187, Louisville, KY 40250, ksaofast@gmail.com. 9 CE credits, pending Kentucky’s submission of CE documentation.

    LOUISIANA
    Baton Rouge: 3-10-2018. Louisiana State Assembly. Title: Spring Workshop and Elections. Location: Woman’s Hospital, 100 Woman’s Way, Baton Rouge, LA 70817. Contact: Bryan Wille, 19029 Wildlife Way Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70817. 225-278-0874, redstick45@me.com, 6 CE credits, pending Louisiana’s submission of CE documentation.

    MAINE
    Bangor: April 21, 2018. Maine State Assembly. Title: ME-SA Spring Workshop. Location: Eastern Maine Medical Center – Mason Auditorium, 489 State St, Bangor, ME 04401. Contact: Allison Kipp, PO Box 36, St. Albans, ME 04971, 207-408-2221, mainestateassembly@gmail.com. 8 CE credits, pending Maine’s submission of CE documentation.

    MARYLAND
    Westminster: March 17, 2018. Maryland State Assembly. Title: Maryland AST State Assembly Spring Workshop and Elections. Location: Carroll Hospital Center East Pavilion - Kahlert Conference Center, 295 Stoner Ave, Westminster, MD 21157, Contact, Joyce Joneckis, PO Box 125, Westminster, MD 21158, 410-259-1939, jjoneckis@carrollhospitalcenter.org. 7 CE credits, pending Maryland’s submission of CE documentation. 

    MINNESOTA 
    St Cloud: 2-24-2018. Minnesota State Assembly. Title: OR/CS: United We Stand, Divided We Fail. Location: Rasmussen College, 226 Park Ave South, St. Cloud, MN 56301. Contact: Lori Groinus, 6945 County Road 44, South Haven MN 55382, 320-290-8022, lori.groinus@gmail.com. 4 CE credits, pending Minnesota’s submission of CE documentation.  

    Edina: April 14, 2018. Minnesota State Assembly. Title: Spring 2018 Workshop. Location: Fairview Southdale Hospital - International Room, 6401 France Ave South, Edina, MN 55435. Contact: Janice Brownlee, 1454 Skillman Ave West, Roseville, MN 55113, 651-442-1659, jmbrownlee@yahoo.com. 7 CE credits, pending Minnesota’s submission of CE documentation.

    MISSISSIPPI
    Jackson: January 20, 2018. Mississippi State Assembly. Title: Bringing in A New Year: Focusing on the Future. Location: Hinds Community College – Nursing Allied Health Center, 1750 Chadwick Dr, Jackson, MS 39204. Contact: Travia Coleman, 2029 Scanlon Dr, Jackson, MS 39204, 601-573-6637, tcoleman@holmescc.edu. 6 CE credits, pending Mississippi’s submission of CE documentation.

    MONTANA
    Helena: March 10, 2018. Montana State Assembly. Title: Surgical Wars: The Last Tech. Location: St Peter’s Hospital, 2475 E Broadway St, Helena, MT 59601. Contact: Lori Heinen, 712 Riverview Dr E, Great Falls, MT 59404, 406-781-3973, gfmtgirl@yahoo.com. 6-7 CE credits, pending Montana’s submission of CE documentation.

    NEBRASKA
    Lincoln: March 3, 2018. Nebraska State Assembly. Title: 2018 Winter Workshop and Annual Meeting with Elections. Location: Lincoln Surgical Hospital, 1710 S 70th St, Lincoln, NE 68506. Contact: Casey Glassburner, PO Box 67034, Lincoln, NE 68506, 402-580-0057, nebraskastateassembly@gmail.com. 6 CE credits, pending Nebraska’s submission of CE documentation.

    Omaha: August 4, 2018. Nebraska State Assembly Title: Nebraska State Assembly 2018 Summer Workshop. Location: CHI-Lakeside Hospital, 16902 Lakeside Hills Court, Omaha, NE 68130. Contact: Casey Glassburner, PO Box 67034, Lincoln, NE 68506, 402-580-0057. nebraskastateassembly@gmail.com. 6 CE credits pending Nebraska’s submission of CE documentation.

    NEW JERSEY 
    Woodland Park: April 21, 2018. New Jersey State Assembly. Title: Spring Workshop. Location: Berkeley College, 44 Rifle Camp Road, Woodland Park, NJ 07424. Contact: Carlos Sanchez, 273 Paulanne Ter, Secaucus, NJ 07094, 201-981-7760, sedonasun100@hotmail.com. 6 CE credits, pending New Jersey’s submission of CE documentation.

    NEW MEXICO 
    Albuquerque: March 10, 2018. New Mexico State Assembly. Title: Spring Fling. Location: TBD, Albuquerque. Contact: Donna Kirby, 9908 Chelon Pl NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114, 505-280-2891, dlkirbynm@comcast.net. 4 CE credits, pending New Mexico’s submission of CE documentation.

    NEW YORK
    East Syracuse: April 14, 2018. New York State Assembly. Title: NYAST 2018 Spring Conference. Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton Syracuse, 6646 Old Collamer Road South, East Syracuse, NY 13057. Contact: Beth Applegate-Debo, 32 Gifford Dr, Syracuse, NY 13219, 315-487-5810, boardnyast@gmail.com. 6 CE credits, pending New York’s submission of CE documentation.

    NORTH CAROLINA
    Shelby: March 24, 2018. North Carolina State Assembly. Title: Spring Workshop. Location: Cleveland Regional Medical Center, 201 E Grover St, Shelby, NC 28150. Contact: Melissa Messina, 484-432-6875, ncaast@gmail.com. 7 CE credits, pending North Carolina’s submission of CE documentation.

    OREGON
    Salem: March 3, 2018. Oregon State Assembly. Title: Spring Conference and Business Meeting. Location: Salem Hospital, 890 Oak St SE, Salem, OR 97301. Contact Sonia Lopez, PO Box 1461, Wilsonville, OR 97070, 503-679-7753, mgaringeroast@outlook.com. 6 CE credits, pending Oregon’s submission of CE documentation.

    PENNSYLVANIA
    Lancaster: March 24, 2018. Pennsylvania State Assembly. Title: PA-AST Annual Spring Meeting. Location: Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences, 850 Greenfield Road, Lancaster, PA 17601. Contact: Howard Coverdale, 850 Greenfield Road, Lancaster, PA 17601, 717-947-6124, hcoverdale2@pacollege.edu. 6 CE credits, pending Pennsylvania’s submission of CE documentation.

    SOUTH CAROLINA 
    West Columbia: March 17, 2018. South Carolina State Assembly. Title: Wound Closure and More. Location: Midlands Technical College – Airport Campus, 1260 Lexington Dr, West Columbia, SC 29170. Contact: Nadine Connelly, PO Box 3554, West Columbia, SC 29717, 803-627-4278, scsa.secretary@gmail.com. 7 CE credits, pending South Carolina’s submission of CE documentation.

    SOUTH DAKOTA 
    Watertown: April 21, 2018. South Dakota State Assembly. Title: South Dakota State Assembly Spring Conference. Location: Prairie Lakes Hospital, 401 9th Ave NW, Watertown, SD 57201. Contact: Stacey Nortje, 401 9th Ave NW, Watertown, SD 57201, 605-882-7785, sanortje@yahoo.com. 6 CE credits, pending South Dakota’s submission of CE documentation.

    TENNESSEE
    Nashville: March 2-3, 2018. Tennessee State Assembly. Title: Surgery: ALL AROUND THE OR! Location: Hotel Preston, 733 Briley Pkwy, Nashville, TN 37217. Contact: Steven Noyce, 102 Morgan St, Tullahoma, TN 37388, 615-498-3164, stevennoyce@hotmail.com. 15 CE credits, pending Tennessee’s submission of CE documentation.

    TEXAS 
    CANCELLED DUE TO HURRICANE HARVEY Port Arthur: January 27, 2018. Texas State Assembly. Title: Port Arthur, Lamar State College Workshop. Location: Lamar State College, 1701 Procter St, Port Arthur, TX 77641. Contact: Brandon Buckner, PO Box 3381, Wichita Falls, TX 76301, 409-656-6949, TXSAStateAssembly@gmail.com. 8 CE credits, pending Texas’s submission of CE documentation. 

    Fort Worth: March 3-4, 2018. Texas State Assembly. Title: Best Little Workshop in Texas. Location: Radisson Hotel Fort Worth North, 2540 Meacham Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76106. Contact: Stefanie Steele-Galchutt, PO Box 3381, Wichita Falls, TX 76301, 817-235-1660, CSTStefanie@gmail.com or TXSAStateAssembly@gmail.com. 15 CE credits, pending Texas’s submission of CE documentation.

    UTAH 
    Murray: March 10, 2018. Utah State Assembly. Title: Navigation Systems in Neurosurgery. Location: Intermountain Medical Center, 5121 S Cottonwood St, Murray, UT 84107. Contact: Angel Selis, 7678 S 4730 W, West Jordan, UT 84084, 801-979-0449, angel.selis@imail.org. 4 CE credits, pending Utah’s submission of CE documentation.

    VIRGINIA
    Charlottesville: March 31, 2018. Virginia State Assembly. Title: A Brand New You. Location: University of Virginia – McLeod Hall, 202 Jeanette Lancaster Way, Charlottesville, VA 22903. Contact: Suzanne Cunniff, PO Box 4887, Charlottesville, VA 22905, 571-247-7797, sc4ve@virginia.edu. 5 CE credits, pending Virginia’s submission of CE documentation.

    WASHINGTON
    Seattle: March 10-11, 2018. Washington State Assembly. Title: Small Patients, Big Challenges and Annual Student Scrub Bowl. Location: Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105. Contact: Mark Martin or Valerie Smith, 19414 Aurora Ave N Unit 313, Shoreline, WA 98133, 206-897-2000 or 509-249-2963, mmartin1959@gmail.com. 10 CE credits, pending Washington’s submission of CE documentation.

    WEST VIRGINIA
    Charleston: April 21, 2018. West Virginia State Assembly. Title: Spring Workshop. Location: Carver Career and Technical Education Center, 4799 Midland Dr, Charleston, WV 25306. Contact: Kimberly Miller, PO Box 983, Dellslow, WV 26531, 304-415-3341, klucionmiller@aol.com. 6 CE credits, pending West Virginia’s submission of CE documentation.

    WISCONSIN
    Weston: March 3, 2018. Wisconsin State Assembly. Title: Spring Center Wausau. Location: Ministry Saint Clare’s Hospital, 3400 Ministry Parkway, Weston WI 54476. Contact: Michelle McKellips, 1020 Pine Crest Ave, Mosinee, WI 54455, 715-693-4983, micklips1966@yahoo.com. 6 CE credits, pending Wisconsin’s submission of CE documentation.

    Waukesha: October 13, 2018. Wisconsin State Assembly. Title: “Fall” Into Learning. Location: Waukesha Memorial Hospital, 725 American Ave, Waukesha WI 53188. Contact: Tricia Colaianni, 633 Heron Dr, Mukwonago, WI 53149, 262-391-8730, triciacola911@hotmail.com. 6 CE credits, pending Wisconsin’s submission of CE documentation.