Continuing Education


2023 THA Quality and Behavioral Health Conference

Oct. 12-13, 2023

Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center

1101 Woodlawn Avenue 
Georgetown, TX 78628

This educational activity is jointly provided by AXIS Medical Education and the Texas Hospital Association Foundation.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of administrators, directors
of nursing and nursing staff, quality improvement professionals, social work directors,
directors of behavioral and clinical services, managed care staff, compliance care staff, psychiatrists and

Click here to view schedule of events and learning objectives.

Continuing Education

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AXIS Medical Education and Texas Hospital Association. AXIS Medical Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 8.5 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

Credit Designation for Physicians
AXIS Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.5 (4.25 for virtual conference) 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 8.5 (4.25 for virtual conference) contact hours each.

ACHE Qualified Education
By attending the Quality and Behavioral Health Conference offered by Texas Hospital Association participants may earn up to 8.5 (4.25 for virtual conference) ACHE Qualified Education Hours toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation.

Continuing Education Public Accountancy CPE
The Texas Hospital Association has registered with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy as a CPE sponsor. This registration does not constitute an endorsement by the board as to the quality of the program. This course may be submitted to the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy for up to 6.6 (3.0 for virtual conference) 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.

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

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

AXIS Medical Education requires faculty, instructors, authors, planners, directors, managers, peer reviewers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all personal financial relationships they may have in the past 24 months 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 financial relationships are identified and mitigated prior to initiation of the planning phase for an activity. 

 AXIS has mitigated and disclosed to learners all relevant financial relationships 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 financial relationships or relationships they have with ineligible companies of any amount during the past 24 months.

Name of Faculty or PresenterReported Financial Relationship
Sara GonzálezNothing to Disclose
Carrie KrollNothing to Disclose
Laura Dixon, J.D., RN, CPHRMNothing to Disclose
Mandy Westerman, LCSWNothing to Disclose
Alison Mohr-Bohlware, LMSWNothing to Disclose
Laura Stone, M.D.Nothing to Disclose
Susan GreenwoodNothing to Disclose
Laura Pressler, RNPending
Amy DraperNothing to Disclose
Justin Burton, MBA, RN, CPPS, CPHQ, NE-BCNothing to Disclose
Laurel Williams, D.O.Nothing to Disclose
Gloria Dunn, M.D.Nothing to Disclose
Marni Elyse Axelrad, Ph.D.Nothing to Disclose
Jessica KnudsenNothing to Disclose
Shane GrivichNothing to Disclose
Katherine Sanchez, Ph.D., LCSWResearch grant: NovoNordisk
Amer Kaissi, Ph.D.Nothing to Disclose

The directors, planners, managers, and reviewers reported the following financial relationships they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this continuing education activity during the past 24 months:

Name of Planner/ManagerReported Financial Relationship
Jessie Mundfrom, MEdNothing to disclose
Lindsay ThompsonNothing to disclose
Ronald Viggiani, MDNothing to disclose
Holly M. Hampe, D.Sc., 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.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Americans With Disabilities Act

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, we will make every reasonable effort to accommodate your request. For any special requests, please contact Texas Hospital Association at 512-465-1000 or before the meeting dates.

Requirements for credit:

  • Attend/participate in the educational activity and review all course materials.
  • Complete the CE Declaration form online by 11:59 pm ET November 13, 2023. 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.