By Kat Wentworth
If your institution has a new or experienced GTA/MUTA program, you do not want to miss attending the upcoming conference in San Diego (http://www.aspeducators.org/2012-annual-conference.php). The schedule is rich with content that will support you in beginning or improving reproductive and sexual health education at your school.
Print and bring the quick guide to conference offerings with GTA/MUTA content below. Also, keep your eye out for people wearing Ask me about GTA/MUTA stickers. We are friendly and would love to talk to you.
Sunday Pre-Conference Workshops
8:00am – 12:00noon Advanced Practice in Invasive Exam Instruction and Practicum
Presenters: Isle Polonko, BA and Scott George, MLIR
Monday GTA/MUTA Track
9:15am – 10:15am Gynecological Teaching Associate (GTA) Training Technique\
Presenters: Magdalena Oxendine and Dawn Schocken
10:30am – 12:30pm Challenging Issues Specific To GTA/MUTA Program Management: Setting Standards of Conduct for Optimum Success
Presenter: Kat Wentworth
1:45pm – 3:15pm Standardized Patients Teaching Eye, Ear, Cardiac, Lung, Gynecology, Genitourinary and Ultrasound Simulation in Pre-Clinical Skills Curriculum
Presenters: Joanne Oakes, Pratik Doshi, Jim Power and Marcy Hamburger
1:45pm – 5:15pm From A to Z: The Nuts and Bolts of a Stellar GTA/MUTA Program
Presenters: Isle Polonko, BA, Scott George, MLIR, Liz Ohle, MA, Kat Wentworth BA, Marcy Hamburger, MS, Romy Vargas, BS, Jessica Humphrey, BS, Laura Skaug, MFA and Nan Howland, RN, MSN.
A to Z Workshop participants will receive Goodie Bags! including a DVD with modifiable illustrated female pelvic exam Powerpoint for student or educator training, a prostate-shaped stress ball, and more. Available as long as supplies last.
7:00am – 8:00am GTA/MUTA Special Interest Group (SIG) Informational Meeting
4:15pm – 5:15pm GTA/MUTA Special Interest Group (SIG) Business Meeting