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2023 ISMA Conference
April 21-22 (Fort Dodge, IA)


Best Western -

Starlite Village


1518 3rd Ave NW, Fort Dodge IA 50501

P: 515-573-7177


Want to stay overnight?


Registration is now open!

Mail Form To:

Lillian Shillak, CMA (AAMA),
Area V Chapter, 1697 320th Street, Stratford IA 50249




The ISMA 2023 State Conference will be taking place on April 21-22, 2023.



Staying the night? Check out what Fort Dodge is best known for, whether it be dining or attractions. Have fun!

Conference Itinerary

2023 Conference Itinerary


11:30 - Pre-Conference ISMA Council Board Meeting

1:00 - 2:00 Rachael Ozborn, CMA (AAMA) “It's a choice to become a leader"

2:00 - 4:00 Dr. Colburn and Ashley Guerrero, RN, BSN “Otolaryngology, U of I”                          

4:00 - 5:00 Michael Schnurr, PAC “Vitals and how they may predict future health”                       

5:00 - 6:00 Lillian Shillak, CMA (AAMA) “Drug screen and BAT collection process”

6:30 - 7:00 Get together with new members/National Representative

7:00 - 10:00 Welcome Party and meal, Bingo (with prizes), Music & Cash Bar




7:00 - House of Delegates - arrive 15 minutes early to check in with credentials (Remember to bring AAMA certification card)

8:00 - 10:00 James R. Ginder, MS, NREMT, PI, CHES ®, NCEE, PAI “Vaping education” & “Parenting in the Cyber world” via Zoom                       10:00 - 11:00 Judith Nelson- " The Vital Importance of Vitals"                                

11:00 - 12:00 Analissa Kautza, ARNP “Removing The Stigma: Mental Health”                                               

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch meal & Installation of Officers

1:00 - 2:00 Jennifer Blomker, RN “Benefits of documentation long-term and clinical”

2:00 - 3:00 Joe Lock “Federally Qualified Health Centers:  A Focus on Underserved Populations” via Zoom

3:00 - 4:00 Will Sears “Cyber security”

4:00 - TBD

Post-Conference ISMA Council Board meeting following the CEU sessions


Paypal refunds subject to a $10 processing fee.


In order to earn CEU's please bring this form to the conference for proof of attendance:

Registration Deadline April 10, 2023
**Regardless of payment method: Please mail registrations to Lillian Shillak, CMA (AAMA),
Area V Chapter, 1697 320th Street, Stratford IA 50249 or email form
These are needed for name tags and general paperwork for National. I will need these prior to conference. Thank you.

Please make check out to “Area V Chapter” and send check to Lillian Shillak or pay via PayPal (QR code on form)

*I understand that by registering/attending this ISMA Event photos and videos will be taken and placed on ISMA's website and social media platforms. I understand that if I do not wish to have my photo or video used it is my responsibility to turn off video display or move out of the way of the photo.

Hotel Information

Best Western Starlite Village

1518 3rd Ave NW, Fort Dodge IA 50501


*Please reference room block for Iowa Society of Medical Assistants.
Deadline for the ISMA block of rooms discounted price is 4/7/2023.

Hote Info

Explore Fort Dodge

Planning on staying overnight? Check out the area! There are plenty of dining and hotel options in the proximity.

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