Fitchburg: Ayla Rivera, Certificate in Medical Assisting
; Daniel Comeau, Certificate in Culinary Arts; Sasha Johnson*, Certificate in Medical Assisting
; Janice Kennefick**, Certificate in Medical Assisting
; Beatrice LeBlanc, Associates in Science in Medical Assisting
; Felicia Levesque*, Certificate in Medical Assisting
; Sashay Montero, Certificate in Medical Assisting
; Sahira Santiago, Certificate in Medical Assisting
; Jelissa Vicioso*, Certificate in Medical Assisting
She has been active as an advocate for dental assisting
legislation and has spoken at open hearings regarding this type of legislation on several occasions in Rhode Island.
A variety of "indirect" activities have been found to constitute aiding and assisting
; thus, Sec.
The first set of rehabilitation interventions in the proposed typology (see Figure 1) refers to rehabilitation procedures geared toward assisting
the client in (re) integrating into his or her community (including the home environment), through the provision of appropriate physical-skills-oriented services directed at the person himself or herself.
Baldwinville: Gretchen Kulczyk *, Certificate in Medical Assisting
This level of moderately complex tasks would require fewer than two years of full time or up to four years of part time dental assisting
experience or up to 12 months of formal (ADA accredited and ADAA approved) education or training in order to perform this level of tasks.
During the spring of his final year, he was placed in a part-time supported employment position at an automobile dealership, where he worked 15 hours a week assisting
with the dealer preparation of new cars and cleaning and polishing used cars.
Auburn: Elizabeth Edmonds, Associate in Science in Office Administration: Legal; Ruth Kaseta **, Associate in Science in Medical Assisting
; Aaron Voisine *, Culinary Arts Certificate.
I wanted to learn more about dental assisting
and patient care, so I enrolled in a formal education program in Dental Assisting
in 1991 at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
An additional benefit is increased efficiency in staffing, i.e., while the caregiver is assisting
a resident with his bathing, dressing and so on, he or she may also be able to perform other duties, rather than having to call someone to dust off a countertop or clean a bathroom.
Auburn: Debbie Bourassa**, Medical Office; Karen Coffey-Doherty*, Emergency Medical Technician; Kathleen Demas**, Associate in Science in Medical Assisting
; Brenda Grady*, Associate in Science in Office Administration: Medical; Brittany Grady, Culinary Arts; Tamari Malpass*, Associate in Science in Medical Assisting
; Erin Perkins*, Associate in Science in Medical Assisting
The awards ceremonies at the First House of Delegates were opened by then-president Kay Mosley, CDA, who explained that the ADAA Distinguished Corporate Award is presented annually to an individual from a dental or dental-related company who has, through personal and professional efforts, enhanced the dental assisting
profession as well as our association.