Continuing Education


THA 2023 Annual Conference and Expo

Feb. 14-15, 2023

Hilton Austin Hotel

500 E. 4th St. 
Austin, TX 78701

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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Learning Objectives

  • Discuss specific examples of value-based arrangements including the potential benefits and challenges for each.
  • Discuss how some providers are transforming fee-for-service or outcome-based payment models to value-based arrangements and their motivation for doing so.
  • Identify the various health care employment law updates that have been made over the last year.
  • Identify the compliance risks associated with these employment law updates.
  • Discuss the health care political landscape.
  • Identify the latest rule changes that have a significant impact on the health care workforce.
  • Identify current state trends in pediatric behavioral health needs.
  • Examine the impact that the pandemic has had on pediatric behavioral health patients.
  • Define the cost of incidents of violence versus the cost of workplace violence prevention against health care workers.
  • Discuss how resilience practices can be incorporated in a recruitment and retention plan.
  • Identify the three scientific takeaways of resiliency.
  • Describe how the elements of resiliency play out within your role as a front line leader.
  • Summarize best practices of applying resilience principles.
  • Identify the pitfalls and solutions of managing stress as a frontline leader.

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

Credit Designation for Physicians
AXIS Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.75 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 2.25 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.

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
The Texas Hospital Association is authorized to award 3.5 (pre-conference Rural Health Care Workshop) and 5.75 (THA 2023 Annual Conference and Expo)hours of pre-approved ACHE Qualified Education credit (non-ACHE) for this program toward advancement or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in this program wishing to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit should indicate their attendance when submitting application to the American College of Healthcare Executives for advancement or recertification.

ACHE Face-to-Face Education
The sessions Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Improving the Health Status of Your Community have been developed and is presented locally by the Central Texas Chapter of ACHE. 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 eh 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 4.2 (pre-conference Rural Health Care Workshop) and 5.7 (THA 2023 Annual Conference and Expo) contact hours.

Certified Healthcare Trustees Education
The Texas Healthcare Trustees designates this continuing certified healthcare trustee education activity for up to 3.5 (per-conference Rural Health Care Workshop) and 5.75 (THA 2023 Annual Conference and Expo) contact hours. For more information about the CHT program, please contact THT at 512-465-1071

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 t 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 financial relationships or relationships they have with ineligible companies of any amount during the past 24 months.

Name of Faculty or PresenterReported Financial Relationship
Cindi Baldi, Ph.D.Nothing to Disclose
Mike DunningNothing to Disclose
Marni Elyse Axelrad, Ph.D.Nothing to Disclose
Jessica KnudsenNothing 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 March 15, 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.

AXIS Contact Information 
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