Magazine article Journal of Continuing Education Topics & Issues

President's Report

Magazine article Journal of Continuing Education Topics & Issues

President's Report

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It is approximately two months until the 71st Educational Program and National Meeting will be held. The meeting will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, at the Hilton Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport Mall of America Hotel. The official opening date for the meeting is Tuesday June 23rd and goes through Saturday June 27th. However, for those of you who come early, there are two excellent workshops on Monday, June 22. If you do not register for the full registration package, there will be a $25.00 fee for the workshops. If you are registered for the full registration package, the workshop is included with the package.

One of the workshops will be beneficial to most of us. The title is Spanish 101 for Allied Health Professionals. According to the speaker, the workshop is designed for all AMT members who provide services to Spanish-speaking patients. It will benefit all whether you work in a physician's office or a hospital. The workshop was created by the Hispanic members of the Florida State Society.

It is not too late to make plans to attend the convention. Every year that I have attended was a wonderful experience, meeting old friends and making new ones. There are no strangers at AMT meetings. You will go away with a great deal of knowledge, fun, and you will become a member of the great AMT family.

There are some very important things that I want to bring to your attention before the meeting. At the AMTIE business meeting that is held on Friday of the convention week, there will be an election for one AMTIE Board of Trustees member. ANYAMTMEMBER IN ANYDISCIPLINE WHO IS CURRENTAND IN GOOD STANDING CAN RUN FOR THE VACANT POSITION.

If you are interested in running, you must declare your intentions before the "Meet the Candidates" meeting that is held on Wednesday of convention week. There will be no nominations from the floor. …

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