The information provided in this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical/clinical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.
Contact Information: For questions about this CME activity contact AMDA’s Education Department at 410-740-9743 or at email@example.com
Each year, the Program Committee works to formulate a program that provides cutting-edge, evidence-based, unbiased education relevant to the spectrum of professionals in the LTC setting.
The following are global objectives that reflect the purpose of the overall program in terms of the knowledge, competencies and/or skills attendees may gain by participating in the activity. Note that due to varying needs, not all objectives will be relevant to each attendee.
Upon conclusion of participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
Session-specific objectives are made available to attendees prior to the start of individual sessions. These should be taken into account when evaluating individual sessions.
Instructions for Course Participation
Sponsored by the American Medical Directors Association (AMDA)
Release Date: 04/2010 Valid through: 04/2013
Click here for a list of Management and Clinical credit designations.
The American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Medical Directors Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of 103.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AMDA Certification Program (AMDCP) Credit Designation
This seminar has been approved for a total of 103.25 credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD). 76.75 credits have been designated as Management education credits and 26.5 hours have been designated as Clinical education credits. The AMDA CMD program is administered by the American Medical Directors Certification Program. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit actually spent on the activity.
ACCME STANDARDS FOR COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
As an ACCME accredited provider of CME, AMDA adheres to all elements of the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support℠. Individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity were required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest to AMDA. Disclosures were reviewed by the AMDA Education Department to identify any conflicts of interest and methods of conflict resolution were conducted for each of the identified conflicts. Individual presenter’s disclosures can be found within the CME information for each session.
2010 Planning Committee Members
Matthew S. Wayne, MD, CMD (2010 Program Chair)
Jeffrey Nichols, MD
David A. Brechtelsbauer, MD, CMD
Karl Steinberg, MD, CMD
Paul Drinka, MD, CMD, AGSF
Belinda A. Vicioso, MD, CMD
Thomas Rex Flygt, MD, CMD
Aida Wen, MD, CMD
Suzanne Gillespie, MD
Kristine M. Wilhelm, RN, BA, DON
Donald E. Golden, MD
Heidi K. White, MD, CMD
William N. Hovland, MD, CMD
Peter Winn, MD, CMD
Robin Kroft, PhD
Bonnie Wirfs, MD, CMD
Steven A Levenson, MD, CMD
According to AMDA and ACCME policy, all those in a position to control content are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships.
Heidi K. White, MD, CMD – Amgen: Principle Investigator; Merck: Co-investigator
Karl Steinberg, MD, CMD – Eli Lilly and Company, GlaxoSmithKline: Speakers’ Bureau; Barr, Sanofi Aventis, Pfizer Inc., Roche: Stockholder
Peter Winn, MD, CMD – Fountains: Monthly Stipend for Medical Director Role; Mercy Hospice: Monthly Stipend for Medical Director Role
All other Program Committee members actively involved in planning reported they have nothing relevant to disclose. Faculty disclosure information is provided with the individual session information for each session on the CME information page.
Medical Director, Attending Physician, Nurse (NP, DON, RN, CNA), Administrator, Consultant Pharmacist, Therapist