2020 WASCA Webinar Series

Washington Ambulatory Surgery Center Association

Please join us for an informative webinar series hosted by the Washington Ambulatory Surgery Center Association.  A description of each session, including the speaker and topic, is below.  Your registration fee includes four one-hour online courses.  At the conclusion of the series, WASCA will electronically distribute Continuing Education attendance certificates totaling four contact hours.


Attendee Registration

Fridays in August, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Cost:  Member $139, Non-Member $279


August 7, 2020:  Implementing a Violence Prevention Program with Barbra Z. Nault, Esq.

Has your ASC written its newly required Workplace Violence Prevention Plan?  Have you completed your risk assessment?  Have you begun training your staff?  Become compliant with the recent January 1, 2020 regulation by attending Barbra Z. Nault’s webinar as she reviews the requirements of the new law and how we can best implement in the ASC.


August 14, 2020:  Panel Discussion on COVID-19 Experiences in our ASCs

ASC Administrators discuss lessons learned regarding ASC operations during a global pandemic.


August 21, 2020:  Update on USP800 Changes with Barbara A. Harmer, RN, BSN, MHA

The USP 800 requires ASCs to be compliant with the receiving, transporting, storing, dispensing, and disposal of many medications.  Ensure  your compliance with the most recent changes that went into effect December 2019.


August 28, 2020:  Preparing ASCs for another COVID-19 Surge with Emily R. Studebaker, Esq.

This presentation is designed for ASCs facing the impact of COVID-19.  As the COVID-19 landscape is rapidly changing, this presentation will address the latest federal and state guidance and recommendations from professional societies available for Washington ASCs providing “elective” surgeries and procedures.  In addition, it will offer information to ASCs regarding alternative models for providing surgical and other care in the event of another surge in COVID-19 affecting the ability of ASCs to provide non-emergent care.