Accredited Continuing Education

2024 UMA Annual Meeting
April 30 – May 2, 2024
Hyatt Regency Hotel
Greenville, SC
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 9.5 continuing education credits.

Long Term Care Administrators and Social Workers
This event has been approved for 12.5 CEU hours for administrators by the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Board and 9.5 hours for social workers by the Association of Social Worker Board. Attendees wishing to claim continuing education credits, please click here for information on the CEU portal.

Fundraising and Development Professionals
The UMA Annual Meeting has been approved for 15 continuing education points with Certified Fund Raising Executive International. Click here for information on claiming those credits.

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 following faculty of the 2024 UMA Annual Meeting reported no relevant financial relationships or relationships they have with ineligible companies of any amount during the past 24 months:

Lydia NguyenAllison Ashe
Karen KagiyamaLori Gonzales
Matthew KimmonsJamie Riojas
Tim FolkNickaila Sandate
Shayla HigginbothamJeffrey Bormaster
Kelli MichaudMichelle Henderson
Christina LennonMissi Latter
Nicole Maag

The following directors, planners, managers, and reviewers of the 2024 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 BishopPaige Hall
Bill LoweDavid Rayha
Colleen Ryan MallonLaurie Ann “LA” Spagnola
Karen KagiyamaMatt Obert
Cindy PylesAlishia Stevenson
Amor Del RosarioEmily 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, June 2, 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. For NAB/NCERS requestors, you record will be uploaded to NABVerify within 30 days on conference conclusion.