Accredited Continuing Education

2023 UMA Annual Meeting
April 25-27, 2023
Embassy Suites Hotel
Boulder, CO
This educational activity is jointly provided by AXIS Medical Education UMA.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AXIS Medical Education and UMA.  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.

Social Workers
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, AXIS Medical Education is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. AXIS Medical Education maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive a maximum of 12.5 continuing education credits.

Long Term Care Administrators
This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 12.5 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS—Approval # 20240423-31.50-A90590-IN.

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.

The following faculty of the 2023 UMA Annual Meeting reported no relevant financial relationships or relationships they have with ineligible companies of any amount during the past 24 months:

Debbie Reed, PhDMatt Obert
Allison AsheDavid Mercugliano
Mary MeyerAlison Corter
Michelle HendersonRob Kerr
Nicole MaagPam Richmond
Jeremy KauffmanTim Johnson
Chris HeeterKitwana McTyer
Karen KagiyamaLaurie Anne (LA) Spagnola
Traci MontgomeryChristopher Ridenhour
Josh Carlson

The following directors, planners, managers, and reviewers of the 2023 UMA Annual Meeting reported no financial relationships they have with any ineligible company of any amount during the past 24 months:

Adalay WilsonJeff VanCamp
Andrew ApplegateMary Kemper
Cameron BishopAmanda Miller
Bill LoweDavid Rayha
Colleen Ryan MallonLois Mills
Karen KagiyamaMatt Obert
Cindy PylesJosh Singh
Nicole SmithEmily Robbearts

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 Form online by 11:59 PM, Eastern, May 26, 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. For NAB/NCERS requestors, you record will be uploaded to NABVerify within 30 days on conference conclusion.

CRFE Credits
CFRE credits have been approved for the UMA Annual Meeting. Click here for details and approved sessions.