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Long Term Care Medicine-2010


A37 - Transitions of Care: Effective Implementation of Clinical Practice Guidelines


Mar 11, 2010 1:30pm ‐ Mar 11, 2010 5:00pm

Standard: $24.00

Description

Accreditation
The American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement:
The American Medical Directors Association designates
this educational activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMDCP Credit Designation:
This session has been approved for a total of 3.5 Management credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).

Session Description:
In this session, AMDA's long awaited public access electronic version Transitions of Care in the Long Term Care Continuum CPG will be displayed and faculty will demonstrate its use. The accomplishments of AMDA members in transitions of care in their local settings will be highlighted. The panel will discuss the nuts and bolts of the victories and how the overarching principles of the CPGs applied. Panel members will also demonstrate successful projects on improving care transitions.

Learning Objectives(s):

  • Explore the new AMDA Clinical Practice Guidelines for Transitions of Care in the Long term Care Continuum.
  • Impact care transitions in their own communities by learning how medical directors and other practitioners from around the country effected positive change in care transitions.
  • Utilize tools, focusing on the Interact II, to improve care transitions and reduce unnecessary hospital admissions and readmissions.


Speakers(s):
James E. Lett, MD, CMD; Jonathan Musher, MD, CMD; Cornelius J. Foley, MD; Joseph Ouslander, MD; Jo Ann Fisher, MSN, FNP-C; Alice Bonner PhD, RN; John H. Potomski, DO, CMD

Disclosure(s):
Alice Bonner PhD, RN has no disclosures to report.
Jo Ann Fisher, MSN, FNP-C has no disclosures to report.
Cornelius J. Foley, MD has no disclosures to report.
James E. Lett, MD, CMD has no disclosures to report.
Jonathan Musher, MD, CMD has no disclosures to report.
Joseph Ouslander, MD has no disclosures to report.
John H. Potomski, DO, CMD has no disclosures to report.

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