Networking with the Locals: Panel Discussion featuring Local Chapter Leaders

July 12, 2023

This activity will present and provide healthcare executives with information about benefits of being involved with their Local Chapters. 

Target Audience

Healthcare Executives

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Explain local chapter structure, purpose, and committee opportunities
  2. Identify how many Face-to-Face credits a local chapter can provide annual on topics covered in the Board of Governor’s exam
  3. Compare and contrast the cost of obtaining Face-to-Face credits from ACHE Congress and a local chapter
  4. Describe how volunteering on the membership and advancement committee can improve your knowledge of recruitment and retention approaches and techniques.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACHE
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
07/12/2023 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
07/12/2023 - 1:00pm CDT


Lora L Johnson, MBA, BSN, RN, CMRP, FAHRMM
AVP, Supply Chain Services
Vizient Inc.

Ryan Grueber, MHA, RRT, FACHE
Director, Data Application & Insights
Vizient Inc.

Aalia Khawaja, MPH, FACHE
Diversity and Inclusion Director

Amy Richards, FACHE
Vice president
Center for Advanced Analytics & Informatics
Vizient Inc.


Planning committee

Brook DesRivieres, PharmD, MS, FACHE 
Pharmacy Executive IV 
Vizient Inc. 


Identification, Mitigation, and Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

As an accredited provider of continuing education, Vizient, Inc. is dedicated to ensuring this activity presents learners with only accurate, balanced, scientifically justified recommendations, and is free from promotion, marketing, and commercial bias. In accordance with The Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all planners, faculty, and others in control of the educational content have disclosed the absence or existence of all financial relationships (of any dollar amount) with ineligible companies within the past 24 months.

It is Vizient’s policy that owners and employees of ineligible companies, and any individuals who refuse to disclose the absence or existence of financial relationships with any ineligible companies are disqualified from participating as planners or faculty.


Disclosure of Financial Relationships:

Absence of Relevant Financial Relationships

Vizient, Inc., Jointly Accredited for Interprofessional Continuing Education, defines companies to be ineligible as those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

An individual is considered to have a relevant financial relationship if the educational content an individual can control is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company.

No one in a position to control the content of this educational activity have relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.


Statement of content validity

Vizient, Inc. educational activities are intended to assist healthcare teams advance their professional responsibilities in accordance with the definition of continuing education. It is the policy of Vizient, Inc. to review and ensure that all content and recommendations for patient care within accredited CE is evidenced-based, based on current science and clinical reasoning while ensuring the content is fair and balanced. All recommendations must conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, analysis, and interpretation. Vizient, Inc. does not permit accredited continuing education if it advocates for unscientific approaches to diagnosis or therapy, or if the education promotes recommendations, treatment, or manners of practicing healthcare that are determined to have risks or dangers that outweigh the benefits or are known to be ineffective in the treatment of patients.

Disclaimer: The education provided through this activity is for continuing education purposes only. The views and opinions expressed in this activity are those of the faculty/presenters and do not necessarily reflect the views of Vizient, Inc.

Accreditation/Designation Statement(s):


By attending the Networking with the Locals: Panel Discussion featuring Local Chapter Leaders offered by Vizient, Inc., participants may earn up to 1.0 ACHE Qualified Education Hours toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation.

All attendees must self-report their attendance in order for this credit to be applied toward their advancement or recertification as Fellows of ACHE.



Vizient, Inc. will award all other healthcare professionals who successfully complete the activity a Certificate of Participation.   Various state license boards and credentialing bodies accept certificates of participation from accredited CE activities to meet CE requirements for license renewals and re- certification. It is the responsibility of the participant to contact their state licensing board and/or certifying body for verification on credit eligibility reciprocity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACHE
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
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