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 0.5 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 0.5 Management credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
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.
A panel of presenters will present the findings from an AMDA survey on physician practice and its policy implications.
Obtain an updated national prevalence estimate and demographic profile of physicians practicing in nursing homes
Identify facilitators and barriers to physician engagement in nursing home practice
Discuss how survey results may inform legislative, funding, and other policy recommendations relevant to nursing home care
Speakers(s): Paul Katz, MD, CMD; Thomas Caprio, MD; Jurgis Karuza, PhD
Disclosure(s): Jurgis Karuza, PhD has no disclosures to report. Thomas Caprio, MD has no disclosures to report. Paul Katz, MD, CMD has no disclosures to report.