Type of Continuing Education

  • CME: 1.5 
  • CHES: 1.5
  • MCHES: 1.5
  • PsyCE: 1.5

About this Activity

Self-paced, archived version of a live webinar.

This ACHA webinar was presented live on December 7, 2016.

If you receive continuing education credit for the live webinar, you are not eligible for additional credit for the archived webinar.

Important Dates

Released: December 7, 2016
Expires: December 7, 2018

ACHA Advocacy Series:
Post 2016 Election Update

Fees View Webinar and Handouts Instructions for Obtaining Credit

Program Information


In the fall of 2016, ACHA released an open letter to the next President of the United States of America detailing our leading college health policy priorities. To advance and protect our objectives ACHA will prepare our membership to effectively engage with the next presidential administration and the members of the 115th Congress. The first in an advocacy series, this webinar will provide the learner with an overview of:

  • ACHA policy priorities outlined in the open letter,
  • policy opportunities and challenges of a Trump administration,
  • congressional races relevant to our priorities, with a focus on the Senate; and 
  • ACHA Advocacy tools and resources
  • Q & A

Software support for this webinar series is made possible through the generous support of the American College Health Foundation

Intended Audience

  • Administrators
  • Advanced Practice Clinicians
  • Health Educators
  • Health Information Management Professionals
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Psychiatrists
  • Health Educators
  • Students

Learning Objectives

The participants should be able to:

  1. Discuss ACHA’s policy priorities.
  2. Identify limits/opportunities presented by a new congress and presidential administration.
  3. Identify key congressional leaders and federal agencies of jurisdiction on college health topics.
  4. Discuss how to utilize ACHA and general advocacy resources.


Jamie Davidson, PhD, FACHA
ACHA President
University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Devin Jopp, EdD
Chief Executive Officer
American College Health Association

Stephanie Maddin Smith, JD
Chief Advocacy Officer
American College Health Association

Randall Nuckolls, Jr., JD

ACHA Washington Counsel

Katie Vandenabeele, MBA
Chair, ACHA Student Health Insurance/Benefits Plan Coalition
Harvard University

Kim Webb, MEd
Co-Chair, ACHA Campus Safety Coalition; Co-Chair Creating Guidance for Addressing Sexual Assault Task Force; and Member-at-Large, ACHA Board
Washington University in St. Louis

Program Planning Committee

Resolution of Potential Conflicts of Interest — Program Planning Committee:
Program Planning Committee members have completed conflict of interest statements regarding relationships with commercial entities. Each of the Program Planning Committee members have reported no relevant financial conflicts of interest.

Stephanie Maddin Smith, JD
American College Health Association

Jamie Davidson, PhD, FACHA
University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Eleanor Davidson, MD
Case Western Reserve University

Kathy Saichuk, MA, MCHES
Louisiana State University


There is no fee for viewing the webinar.

There is a fee for each individual requesting continuing education credit. This is payable to ACHA and is required prior to receiving your CE certificate. This fee is non-refundable.

ACHA individual members at member institutions: FREE
ACHA individual members at a non-member institution: $15
Nonmembers: $25

View Webinar and Handouts

View Webinar
View the recorded webinar (.wmv format). Note that the file is 60mb and make a few moments to download.

View Presentation Materials
Download a copy of the presentation.

Instructions for Obtaining Credit

It is estimated that it will require 1-1/2 hours to view the webinar and complete the post-test and evaluation. (You will be asked to identify the type of credit you are requesting when you take the post-test.)

Step 1: View the archived webinar above.

Step 2: Complete the Post-test and Evaluation Form

Step 3: Purchase CE credit. Exception: ACHA individual members at member institutions receive free credit, so may skip this step. 

Statements and Disclosures


  • The American College Health Association (ACHA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    ACHA designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Sponsored by ACHA, a designated provider of continuing education content hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designed for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.5 total Category 1 continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level contact hours available are 1.5.

  • ACHA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. ACHA maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program has been awarded 1.5 hours of continuing education for psychologists.

Policy on Continuing Education Post-Tests

It is the policy of the American College Health Association that when a post-test is required upon completion of a continuing education activity, participants must receive a passing grade of 80%. If participants receive a grade lower than 80%, they will be given the opportunity to re-take the post-test one time. If they receive 80% or higher the second time, they will be awarded continuing education credits/contact hours for the activity. We encourage participants to complete the post-test and evaluation form immediately after viewing the download. Those with a passing grade of 80% on the post-test will receive their CE certificate electronically within two weeks.

Conflicts of Interest

A conflict of interest occurs when an individual has an opportunity to affect educational content about health-care products or services of a commercial company with which she/he has a financial relationship.

The planners and presenters of this activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this activity.

Off-Label Product Use

This educational activity does not include any unannounced information about off-label use of a product for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).