MACHA 2009: Climbing to New Heights in College Health


A printable PDF brochure of the preliminary program can be downloaded here.

Please note that we have waived any late registration fees
until the day of the meeting due to time contraints
on all of us due to pandemic influenza.


Discounted rooms are available for MACHA attendees
at Waterfront Place Hotel
at a rate of $129.00 per night.

You can click here to make a reservation at the group rate,
or contact the Waterfront Place Hotel directly by phone

at 866.STAY.WPH (toll-free) or 304.581.2807
and use group code MACHA.



OCTOBER 3, 2009.

Register before October 3
to take advantage of the discounted room rates.

Exhibitors, please access the required guidelines and agreements here,
and for questions or other information, please e-mail Dr. Nancy Codori.



CME Credits: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the American College Health Association and [insert name of non-accredited sponsor]. The American College Health Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians and takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity. The American College Health Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of  11.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.TM Physician should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Contact Hours (CH): This continuing education activity was approved by the American College Health Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. ACHA designates this educational activity for a maximum of 11.0 contact hours.

CE for Psychologists (PsyCE): This educational activity is co-sponsored by the American College Health Association and (sponsor's name). The American College Health Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The American College Health Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  ACHA has awarded this program 4.0 hours of continuing education for psychologists.
Psychologists must attend each session in its entirety in order to qualify for CE credit for that session.

CECH Contact Hours (CHES): The American College Health Association has been designated (MD#0011, Event #05016) as a provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing Inc. This educational activity has been awarded 10.0 category 1 continuing education contact hours.

Sessions approved for nursing contact hours within your educational activity are approved for a period of two years. This approval is granted with the condition that the presenter, the objectives, and content remain the same. If you should repeat any of the sessions approved for nursing contact hours, please submit post-meeting materials outlined on page 13 of the Approver Handbook for Planners and page 31 on the Forms (2007 Edition). As a reminder, those nurses earning contact hours at any of the approved sessions can only be awarded once within this two-year period.


Program Goals and Objectives

The 2009 annual meeting of the Mid-Atlantic College Health Association will:

  • Provide continuing education credits in the area of college health,
    focusing on new challenges (both physical and emotional) that are
    prevalent among college campuses and facing all disciplines of
    college health professionals.
  • Facilitate an environment where professional and personal relationships between college health professionals and students can thrive, by creating
    an environment with the common goal of educating and improving college student health care.
  • Enhance respect and understanding between the unique disciplines of college health professionals, with the intent of creating a more holistic approach to student health care.

Target Audience

“Climbing to New Heights in College Health” is targeted for nursing professionals, physicians, physician assistants, psychologists/psychiatrists, health educators, college health staff, and students working with the student population.

Anti-Discrimination Statement

MACHA guards against discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, age or disability in its education activities. Attendees with special needs should notify Nan Byrd, ( so that appropriate provisions can be made.



We cannot be responsible for any changes in the program
due to circumstances beyond our control.


"Education is not a preparation for life… education is life itself.” - John Dewey

Name Sales End Price
Registration Fee   Ended $125
Continuing Education Fee (ACHA Member)   Ended $25
Continuing Education Fee (Non-ACHA Member)   Ended $50
Student Registration   Ended Free

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