Continuing Education


THA 2024 Annual Conference

Feb. 15-16, 2024

Hyatt Regency Dallas

300 Reunion Boulevard
Dallas, Texas, United States, 75207

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 hospital executives, physicians, nurses, and other members of the healthcare team.

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Continuing Education

Credit Designation for Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE)
The Texas Hospital Association has registered with the Texas State Board of Legal Specialization to meet the requirements of the continuing professional education rules covering maintenance of attendance records, retention or program outlines, qualifications of instructors, program content, physical facilities and length of class hours. This registration agreement does not constitute an endorsement by the board as to the quality of the program or its contribution to the professional competence of the licensee.

ACHE Qualified Education
By attending the Texas Hospital Association 2024 Annual Conference offered by Texas Hospital Association participants may earn up to 2.5 (pre-conference Cybersecurity Workshop), 3.0 (pre-conference Rural Health Care Workshop) and 9.5 (THA 2024 Annual Conference) ACHE Qualified Education Hours toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation.

ACHE Face-to-Face Education
The session “Financial Management for Health System Leaders” has been developed by ACHE and is presented locally as an ACHE Choice Program. The American College of Healthcare Executives has awarded 3.0 ACHE Face-to-Face Education Credits to this program.
Participants seeking ACHE Face-to-Face Education credit MUST sign-in at the CE tables located outside the doors immediately prior to the start of the session.

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 2.4 (pre-conference Cybersecurity Workshop), 1.2 (pre-conference Rural Health Care Workshop) and 8.4 (THA 2024 Annual Conference) contact hours.

Certified Healthcare Trustees Education
The Texas Healthcare Trustees designates this continuing certified healthcare trustee education activity for up to 2.5 (pre-conference Cybersecurity Workshop), 3.0 (per-conference Rural Health Care Workshop) and 9.5 (THA 2024 Annual Conference) contact hours. For more information about the CHT program, please contact THT at 512-465-1071

Physician and Nursing Accredited Continuing Education


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 3.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

Credit Designation for Physicians
AXIS Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 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 3.0 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.

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
Jeff Frey, MCS, Ph.D., MBANothing to disclose
Natasha Benatti, Psy.D.Nothing to disclose
Amy Felker, LMSWNothing to disclose
Jessica George, Ph.D.Nothing to disclose
Annie Lewis O’Connor, Ph.D., NP-BC, MPH, MSN, FAANNothing to disclose
Tegan Henke, MS, MFTNothing to disclose
Zelia BaughNothing to disclose
Amanda SchwengNothing to disclose
Shanan Sims, RNNothing to disclose

The directors, planners, managers, reviewers, and relevant staff 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
Lindsay ThompsonNothing to disclose
Jessie Mundfrom, M.Ed.Nothing to disclose
Ronald Viggiani, MDNothing to disclose
Dee Morgillo, M.Ed., CHCPNothing to disclose
Holly Hampe, D.Sc., RN, MHA, MRMNothing 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.


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.


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 [email protected] before the meeting dates.

Requirements for credit:

  • Attend/participate in the educational activity and review all course materials.
  • Complete the CME/CE Declaration form online by 11:59 pm ET March 16, 2024. 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.

AXIS Contact Information 
For information about the accreditation of this program please contact AXIS at [email protected].