AMDCP Credit Designation: This session has been approved for a total of 1 Management 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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Presenter(s): Alan Abrams, MD, MPH;Virginia Cummings, MD Disclosure(s): Alan P. Abrams, MD, MPH is a Medical Director at Evercare/United Health. He is salaried and a stock holder. Virginia Cummings, MD receives and salary from Epoch Senior Living and Epoch Hospice.Dr. Cummings received a committee member stipend from BCBS of Massachusetts. Session Description: This session examines the role the medical director often plays as educator. Presenters discuss the long term care facility as a classroom for nursing staff, the opportunities and challenges of teaching medical students, residents, and geriatric fellows.This interactive session helps expand your perspective on providing learning opportunities for the entire interdisciplinary team. Learning Objectives:
Define the role of educator that medical directors play in nursingfacilities
Explain the learning possibilities afforded by the nursing facility setting
Describe the approaches to educating non-physicians, medicalstudents, residents, and fellows