Professional Development

Important Note: Per AHDI guidelines, those seeking CEC credit for the CMT will need to write a 300-word essay and keep these as their proof of attendance.


Problem Solving and Leadership Skills   Presenter: Diana Hurkens RN, MA, MHA

Being a leader means dealing with problems on a daily basis. Effective leaders learn how to develop problem solving skills that identify, strategize, and implement changes that will permanently resolve problems instead of letting them fester over time. Attendees will learn how effective leaders manage problems and move them towards positive resolution. CEC: 1 PD.

Facebook for the Professional   Presenter: Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F

Facebook is a tool that is a near necessity for a virtual workforce determined to network with other professionals, for businesses looking to market products and services to individuals, and for components to reach potential members. Learn how to use Facebook for personal, professional, and businesses purposes. CEC: 1 PD

LinkedIn for the Professional Presenter: Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F

Many MTs do not utilize the potential of LinkedIn to futher their professional horizons. More employers are using LinkedIn to staff qualified individuals. Businesses also have a tremendous opportunity to recruit as well as market their services. Learn how to use LinkedIn for professional and business purposes. CEC: 1 PD

The New Face of Social Media  Presenter:  Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F

Social media has many uses from personal to professional with a large grey area in between. This emerging communication tool is commonly misunderstood with many referencing the separation of professional from personal communication. This webinar will focus on new research in social media that not only recommends but shows how incorporating personal interaction into professional information is essential for capturing the upcoming youth. The information presented is critical for any component/national leader or business looking to step out and become effective uses of social media. CEC: 1 PD

Twitter for the Professional  Presenter:  Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F

Most MTs do not utilize the potential of social media except possibly for fun. Like the previous LinkedIn and Facebook webinars, this webinar will focus on the business/professional uses of Twitter. It will show how to join as well as how to use it for components, companies, and even personal-type business uses. CEC: 1 PD

Instant Messaging/Forums/Blogging  Presenter:  Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F

Communication is critical in a virtual workforce. Despite he many tools at their fingertips, many transcriptionists are uncomfortable using them. This webinar will introduce instant messaging, forum use, and blogging as tools for professionals to use to keep connected and network with each other. CEC: 1 PD

Advanced Resume Building    Presenter:   Chad Sines, MS, MBA, AHDI-F

Every professional knows they must have a current, professional-appearing resume. But do you know how to market your resume in a virtual environment? Companies like Pongo, Linkedin, Monster, etc, offer an excellent resource to potential employers but only if you know how to use them.  1 PD

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