Continuing Education

Continuing education credit/contact hours for this event are provided by The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service and include the following:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Texas Medical Association (TMA) through the joint providership of The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service and The Immunization Partnership. The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is accredited by TMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education:
The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 12.75 contact hours of Continuing Nursing Education.

Social Workers:
The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service under sponsor number CS3065 has been approved by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (https://dshs.texas.gov/socialwork) to offer continuing education contact hours to social workers. The approved status of The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service expires annually on December 31. The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 12.75 contact hours of Continuing Social Work Education.

Registered Sanitarians:
The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is considered a sponsor of continuing education for Registered Sanitarians according to the Texas Administrative Code, Title 16, Part 4, Chapter 119, Subchapter D, Rule §119.27. The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 12.75 contact hours of Continuing Education.

Certified Health Education Specialists:
Sponsored by The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 12.75 total entry-level Category I contact education contact hours.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists:
The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is an approved provider (#1039) by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists to offer continuing education contact hours to Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 12.75 contact hours for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists.

Licensed Professional Counselors:
The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is an approved provider (#690) by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors to offer continuing education contact hours to Licensed Professional Counselors. The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 12.75 contact hours for Licensed Professional Counselors.

Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors:
Provider (Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service) approved by the TCBAP Standards Committee, Provider Number 2026-18, 12.75 hours general and 0 hours clinical supervision.  Expires annually on August 31.  Complaints about provider or workshop content may be directed to the TCBAP Standards Committee, 402 Ranch Road 620 S., Ste. 210, Austin, Texas  78734, Fax No. (888) 506-8123.

Licensed Psychologists:
The Texas Department of State Health Services is authorized by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists as a (c)(2)(A) provider of professional development hours for licensed psychologists. Per the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists Act and Rules, at least half (10) of the required 20 hours of professional development must be obtained by a provider listed in section (c)(2)(A). The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 12.75 contact hours for Licensed Psychologists.

Certificate of Attendance:
The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has designated 12.75 hours for attendance.