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ASCA NEWS


Reap the Educational Benefits of ASCA 2021 On Demand All the sessions of the ASCA 2021 Virtual Conference are now avail- able on demand through the ASCA Learning Hub.


If you have not already regis- tered, do so today and get access to nearly 50 educational sessions and the ability to earn up to 26 continu- ing education (CE) credits. The dead- line to request CE credits from ASCA 2021 is June 30. Through the Learn- ing Hub, you also can visit the ASC industry vendors who participated in the virtual expo hall. ASCA members receive a discount on each registration. Sign up today at ascassociation.org/annualconference/ registration.


2021 Salary Survey Opens in June Data


collection for ASCA’s 2021


Salary & Benefits Survey will be open June 1–31. This survey col- lects national, regional and state data on more than 20 ASC positions and allows you to benchmark your facili- ty’s compensation packages with those offered at similar ASCs. The survey is open to all ASCs, and participation is free. Every facil- ity that completes 40 percent or more of the survey will receive personal- ized reports for free. ASCs that do not participate in the survey may purchase reports. Learn more and participate in the survey by visiting ascassociation.org/ resourcecenter/benchmarking/employ- eesalaryandbenefitssurvey.


Attend ASCA’s June and July Webinars ASCA will host two webinars in June and July.


vention & Control


In June, “Anesthesia Infection Pre- and


Improving


Patient Care,” part of ASCA’s webinar series’ Infection Preventionist track, will take place on Tuesday, June 15,


28 ASC FOCUS JUNE/JULY 2021 | ascfocus.org


at 1:00 pm ET. David Shapiro, MD, CASC, former ASCA Board presi- dent and an anesthesiologist at Red Hills Surgery Center in Tallahassee, Florida, will address current consider- ations regarding safe administration of


Names in the News


Do you have a new hire? Did your company win an award? Or did your management change? You can highlight all your company announcements in the Names in the News section of the ASC Focus web site. This resource is available for free to both ASCA members and nonmembers.


ASCA members will need to be logged in and nonmembers will need to create a “Nonmember Guest Account” to access this free resource.


Please send your announcement to editorial@ascassociation.org.


anesthesia in the ASC with a focus on infection prevention and case manage- ment in the COVID-19 era. In July, ASCA will host “Under-


standing Manufacturer’s Instructions for Use & Point of Use Treatment of Medical Devices,” also a part of the Infection Preventionist track, on Tues- day, July 20, at 1:00 pm ET. Michele McKinley, senior clinical education specialist


of Steris Corporation in


Mentor, Ohio, will review two recent “hot-button” issues for surveyors: fol- lowing manufacturer instructions for use and appropriate point-of-use treat- ment of soiled medical devices. Both webinars will be available to


watch on demand after the live broad- cast. They are included in ASCA’s 2021 Webinar All-Access Pass, which provides access to both the live events and recordings of all 17 webinars scheduled this year, at a fraction of the full purchase price. Visit ASCA’s Webinars page at ascassociation.org/webinars to learn more and register.


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