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 0.75 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 0.75 Management credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: AMDA's Public Policy Chair will present the top AMDA policy issues including updates on legislative advocacy, Drug Enforcement Agency actions concerning narcotics, updates to the State Operations Manual, and AMDA's forthcoming paper on the roles of the attending physician and advance practice nurse.
List the top AMDA policy issues in 2010
Discuss AMDA's advocacy on the Controlled Substances Act and with the role of the attending physician and advanced practice nurse.
Speakers(s): Eric Tangalos, MD, CMD; Charles Crecelius, MD, PhD, CMD
Disclosure(s): Charles A. Crecelius, MD, PhD, CMD has no disclosures to report. Eric Tangalos, MD, CMD - Omnicare: P&T committee chair; Novartis: Consultant; Eli Lilly and Company: Data Monitoring Board; Baxter and Elan: Investigator
MD, PhD, CMD,
Medical Director, Post Acute Care,
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