Accredited Continuing Education

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AXIS Medical Education and Healthcare Association of New York State. AXIS Medical Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, 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 3.25 Interprofessional Continuing Education credit for learning and change.

Credit Designation for Physicians

AXIS Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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 a maximum of 3.25 contact hour. 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 3.25 CPHQ continuing education credits for this event.

AXIS Contact Information

For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact AXIS at

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

AXIS Medical Education requires faculty, instructors, authors, planners, directors, managers, reviewers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all real or apparent conflicts of interest they may have with ineligible companies. An ineligible entity is any organization whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. All relevant conflicts of interest are identified and mitigated prior to initiation of the planning phase for an activity.

AXIS has mitigated and disclosed to learners all relevant conflicts of interest disclosed by staff, planners, faculty/authors, peer reviewers or others in control of content for this activity. Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone bias in any presentation but is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation or activity. Disclosure information for faculty, authors, course directors, planners, peer reviewers and/or relevant staff is provided with this activity.

The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships or relationships they have with ineligible companies of any amount during the past 24 months:

Name of Faculty/Presenter Reported Financial Relationship
Mohammed Al-Mashraie, PhD Nothing to disclose
Mahmoud Aldyab, MD Nothing to disclose
Michele Baker, MS, RN, CNL, NEA-BC, CCRN-K Nothing to disclose
Natalie Bergstrom, BA Nothing to disclose
Christopher Chang, MS Nothing to disclose
KC Clevenger, PhD, BSN, MSN, BC-PNP Nothing to disclose
Steven Corey, RN, MS Nothing to disclose
James Desemone, MD, FACP, CPE Nothing to disclose
Kristen Evans, RN, CPAN/CAPA Nothing to disclose
Nicholas Fodera, ME Nothing to disclose
Allan Frankel, MD Nothing to disclose
Diana Grillo Nothing to disclose
Shelcy Kamrud, MBA Nothing to disclose
Kim Keller Nothing to disclose
David Lent, DNP, RN, CNL, NEA-BC, CCRN-K, PCCN-K Nothing to disclose
Heidi Leonard, BSN, RN, CAPA/CPAN Nothing to disclose
Lisa J. Massarweh, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, CPHQ, CCRN-K Nothing to disclose
Beth Oliver, DNP, RN Nothing to disclose
Nicole Porto Nothing to disclose
Shria Raghunathan, MHA Nothing to disclose
Omar Tageldin, MD, MBBCh Nothing to disclose
E. Kate Valcin, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CNL, CCRN Nothing to disclose
Courtney B. Vose, DNP, MBA, RN, APRN, NEA-BC Nothing to disclose
Sang Won Yoon, PhD Nothing to disclose

The following directors, planners, managers and reviewers reported no financial relationships they have with any ineligible company of any amount during the past 24 months:

Name of Directors, Planners, Managers and Reviewers
Robert Gollhofer, MD
Holly M. Hampe, DSc, RN, MHA, MRM, CPHQ
John Lanphere, MBA
Allison Manny, CMP
Dee Morgillo, MEd, MT(ASCP), CHCP
Srikanth Poranki, PhD
Ronald Viggiani, MD
Don Wiesenforth, MBA
Lucy Xenophon, MD, MPH


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 Attestation/Evaluation form online by 11:59 p.m. ET on the dates listed below. Instructions will be provided. If you do not complete the online evaluation by these dates, you will not be able to get CME/CE credit for this event.
  • Upon successful completion of the online form, your statement of completion will be presented to you to print.
Activity Date Portal Expiration Date Total Hours by Profession
    Physician: CME Nursing: CNE Quality: CPHQ
Nov. 5, 2021 Dec. 5, 2021 0.75 0.75 0.75
Nov. 15, 2021 Dec. 15, 2021 0.75 0.75 0.75
Dec. 3, 2021 Jan. 3, 2022 0.75 0.75 0.75
Dec. 17, 2021 Jan. 17, 2022 0 0 1.0
Jan. 7, 2022 * Feb. 7, 2022 0 1.0 0

*Jan. 7 program has been postponed to a later date to be determined.