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 1.5 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 1.5 Management credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: This panel of 2009 finalists for the Medical Director of the Year award will discuss the different ways that they have found success within their own facilities to help bring about positive results. Panelists will call on their own experiences in helping to improve patient care, impacting quality indicator profiles, educating facility staff, educating attending physicians, assisting in the survey process. The panel will offer a candid discussion of what works and what doesn't. Overcoming common obstacles that get in the way of successful medical direction will be addressed. Click Here For Control Chart Template
Speakers(s): Rebecca Ferrini, MD, MPH, CMD and panel
Disclosure(s): Rebecca Ferrini, MD, MPH, CMD has no disclosures to report. Sabine von Preyss-Friedman, MD, CMD has no disclosures to report. Noel A. DeBacker, MD, CMD has no disclosures to report.