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Continuing Education

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AXIS Medical Education and the Healthcare Association of New York State. AXIS Medical Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education and the American Nurses Credentialing Center to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team and learners will receive 5.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education credits for learning and change.

Credit Designation for Physicians

AXIS Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit Designation for Nursing

AXIS Medical Education designates this continuing nursing education activity for 5.0 contact hours each.

Learners are advised that accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

Quality Professionals

This program has been approved by the National Association for Healthcare Quality for a maximum of 5.0 CPHQ continuing education credits for this event.

AXIS Contact Information

For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact AXIS at info@axismeded.org.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

AXIS Medical Education requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals and their spouse/life partner who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by AXIS for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this continuing education activity:

Name of FacultyReported Financial Relationship
Sharon Rikin, MD, MSNothing to disclose
Marina Landau, MPHNothing to disclose
Rushi Shah, PsyD, MBA, CHIENothing to disclose
Akash J. Shah, MDNothing to disclose
Brijen Shah, MDNothing to disclose
Robbie FreemanNothing to disclose
Carlos MacedaPending
Don BoyceNothing to disclose
Carleigh GustfasonPending
E. Kate Valcin, DNP, RN, CCRN-K, NEA-BC, CNLNothing to disclose
Bethany Rague, MS, RNNothing to disclose
Andrew KolbasovskyNothing to disclose
Pravin JadhavNothing to disclose
Jeremy Boal, MDNothing to disclose
Niyum GandhiNothing to disclose
Anthony Marinello, MD, PhDNothing to disclose
Ferdinand J. Venditti, Jr., MDNothing to disclose
Sharon Bestle, MSN, RNNothing to disclose
Kim KellerNothing to disclose
Shelcy KamrudNothing to disclose
Mary GhalyNothing to disclose
Brian L. GuzyNothing to disclose
Bridget SmithNothing to disclose
John ShookNothing to disclose

The planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this continuing education activity:

Name of Planner/Manager/ReviewerReported Financial Relationship
Allison Manny, CMPNothing to disclose
Ronald Viggiani, MDNothing to disclose
Holly M. Hampe, DSc, RN, MHA, MRMNothing to disclose
Dee Morgillo, MEd, MT (ASCP), CHCPNothing to disclose


Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Requirements for credit

  • Attend/participate in the educational activity and review all course materials.
  • Complete the CE Declaration form online by 11:59 p.m. ET on Nov. 23, 2020. Instructions will be provided. If you do not enter the online portal by the above date, you will not be able to retrieve your statement of participation.
  • Upon successful completion of the online form, your statement of completion will be presented to you to print.