UMA CME Programs

Collaboration, Innovation and Vision: Disrupting the status quo to deliver world-class care

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Activity Overview

Tampa General Hospital has a rich history of caring for the Tampa Bay community and beyond. As the area’s only Level I Trauma Center, one of four verified burn centers in Florida, one of the top transplant centers in the U.S., and the primary teaching hospital for the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, TGH is vital to the health of Tampa Bay. While this commitment has not wavered, the way in which it delivers care has. And with a bold new vision for the future, the next evolution is well underway. Through impactful partnerships, innovative technologies, team engagement, and cultural evolution, TGH continues to innovate – delivering the world-class quality and patient-centric care indicative of one of America’s Best.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Explain the need for a change in the way TGH and other healthcare providers deliver care
  • Illustrate one or more ways TGH and other healthcare providers have changed the way they deliver care in response to environmental factors
  • Hypothesize as to why partnerships and collaborations are so important to healthcare organizations today

Release date: 12/14/18
Expiration date: 12/14/21
Estimated time to complete: 1 hour

Target Audience

The educational design of this activity addresses the needs of healthcare providers and healthcare educators involved in the treatment of patients and the education of students who provide patient care.

Activity Fee

No Fee

Credits Available

Physicians: maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

This activity is provided by Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA).

Conflict of Interest

Ultimate Medical Academy 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 Ultimate Medical Academy 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 faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

John Couris, President and CEO, Tampa General Hospital – Nothing to disclose

The planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Rebecca Sarlo, PhD – Nothing to disclose

Leia Bell – Nothing to disclose

Accreditation Statement

Ultimate Medical Academy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UMA is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). UMA’s Continuing Medical Education programs are not included within the institution’s grant of accreditation from ABHES.

Credit Designation

Ultimate Medical Academy designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

UMA Contact Information

For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact UMA CME at 727-298-8685 or

Instructions to Receive Credit

For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board.

To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity online during the valid credit period that is noted above. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), you must complete an evaluation and earn a passing score of 60% or higher.

Follow these steps to earn CME credit:

  1. Read the target audience, learning objectives and faculty disclosures.
  2. Study the educational content online
  3. Online, choose the best answer to each post-test question. To receive a certificate, you must receive a passing score. We encourage you to complete the Activity Evaluation to provide feedback for future activities.

This activity was designed to be completed within the time designated; learners should claim only those credits that reflect the actual time spent in the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the enduring activity during the valid credit period that in noted above.

You may print the certificate, but you may not alter it. Credits will be archived for six years.

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. Ultimate Medical Academy does 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 any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.


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.