Friday, March 1, 2019 at 9:00 AM CST
Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 4:00 PM CST

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Columbia Area Career Center 
4203 South Providence
Columbia, MO 65203

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Carrie DeLine 

20th Annual State Convention/Student Day/Elections 

WOW! The 20th Annual MOSA Conference is seriously happening? We would love to see you there. This will be a great time to connect with colleagues, learn what's happening in your profession and of course hang out with a great group of individuals.

March 1, 2019

8:30-9:00 a.m. Registration and Poster Contest Drop Off


9:00-9:50 a.m. Sonya Mosher, ADN--Relationship Between Program and Clinical Site

10:00-10:50 a.m. Ron Kruzel, Executive Director ARC/STSA--AAS Transition and Updates Prt 1

11:00-11:50 a.m. Ron Kruzel, Executive Director ARC/STSA--AAS Transition and Updates Prt 2


9:00-9:50 a.m. Tanner Edwards Health Care Recruiter B.S., MU Health Care- Resume and Application Skills.

10:00-10:50 a.m. Spomenka Biener, Talent Aquisition b.S., BJC Health Care- Interview Skills

11:00-11:50 a.m. Carrie DeLine CST, AA - What AST Can Do For You!

12:00-1:30 p.m. Lunch on your own

1:30-4:00 p.m. Scrub Bowl

4:00-4:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony Immediately Following Scrub Bowl

March 2, 2019

7:30-8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast – Meet the Candidates

8:00-8:30a.m. Business Meeting Session A

8:30-8:50 a.m. Voting

9:00-9:50a.m. Dr. Angel Stewert, MD -Pediatric Anesthesia

10:00-10:50a.m. Business Meeting Session B-Election results(possible re-vote)

11:00-12:50 p.m.           Lunch on Your Own

1:00-1:50 p.m. Dr. Mark Wakefield, MD -Kidney Transplantation

2:00-2:50 p.m. Lori Clark RN, Midwest Transplant Network -Organ Donation

 3:00-3:50 p.m. Dr. N. Scott LItofsky, MD -Craniotomy for Tumors                                                                    

4:00-4:50 p.m. Dr. Jeffrey Litt, MD -Skin Grafting in Burns

NOTE:  Please stay to vote if you are an active member of AST

March 3, 2019

8:00-8:10 a.m. Coffee/Donuts

8:10-8:50 a.m. Frank Baumstrark, BS Calvarial Vaults

9:00-9:50 a.m. Dr. Naveen Balasundaram, MD -Vascular Surgery

10:00-10:50 a.m.   Dr. Tabatha Gallaway, MD -ENT Surgery 

11:00-11:50 a.m.    Dr. Jeffrey Coughenour, MD -Trauma Surgery


1. Discuss new updates and transitions in the AAS program for Surgical Technology.

2. Discuss advances in Craniotomy Tumors.

3. Explain the innovative techniques for Trauma Surgery.

4. Discuss and explain Calvarial Vaults.