Continuing Education Credits

This educational activity is jointly provided by AXIS Medical Education and HANYS.

Continuing education accreditation statement

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.

Credit designation for nursing

AXIS Medical Education designates this continuing nursing education activity for 13.5 contact hours.

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 13.5 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 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.

All faculty of the conference reported no 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 Faculty or Presenter Reported Financial Relationship
Nancy Landor, RN, MS, CPHQ Nothing to disclose
Kathleen Rauch, RN, MSHQS, BSN, CPHQ Nothing to disclose
Sarah Duvall, MPH, CPHQ Nothing to disclose
Cathleen Wright, DNS, RN Nothing to disclose
Erin Gretzinger Nothing to disclose
Mark Jarrett, MD, MBA Nothing to disclose
Hilary S. Jalon, MS Nothing to disclose
Jeremy Segall, MA, RDT, LCAT Nothing to disclose
Robert Panzer, MD Board Member/Trustee: IPRO, Inc.
Martha J. Radford, MD, FACC, FAHA Nothing to disclose
Anna Gaeta, RN, BSN, MS, CPHQ, CPPS Nothing to disclose

The planners and managers, Vicki Charbonneau; Kathy Rauch RN, MSHQS, BSN, CPHQ; Erin Gretzinger; Holly M. Hampe, DSc, RN, MHA, MRM; and Dee Morgillo, MEd, MT(ASCP), CHCP, reported no financial relationships or relationships they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this continuing education activity.


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 this educational activity and review all course materials.

  • The CNE/CPHQ Attestation portal will activate at the conclusion of the program on March 31, 2020.
  • Complete the CE Attestation form online by 11:59 p.m. ET April 30, 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.