AMDCP Credit Designation: This session has been approved for a total of 1.5 Clinical credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
The American Medical Directors Association designates this educational activity fora maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Presenter(s): Matthew Wayne, MD, CMD Disclosure(s): Matthew Wayne, MD, CMD has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Session Description: This session uses an interactive case based format to assess and review the current literature on the risks and benefits of pharmacotherapy when used to manage hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes mellitus, congestive heart failure and osteoporosis in the nursing home resident. Learning Objectives:
Review the appropriate steps of medication management in the nursinghome resident
Discuss current literature regarding common medical illnesses in thenursing home resident
Develop an appropriate plan of care for each case based on theresidents disease, current quality of life and estimated life expectancy