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 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 Management credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: This session presents the elements for successful IDT collaboration. A literature review identified 42 specific questions/behaviors to rate the level of IDT collaboration. During the presentation these elements will be dissected and strategies for implementing change will be introduced.
List five elements of successful interdisciplinary collaboration.
Recognize three traits of successful interdisciplinary team members.
Implement threestrategies to effect positive interdisciplinary skills.
Model three different behaviors to positively effect the interdisciplinary team.
Speakers(s): Joshua J. Raymond, MD, MPH, CMD; William T. Swart, MD; Bennett S. Shenker, MD, MPH
Disclosure(s): Bennett S. Shenker, MD, MSPH has no disclosures to report. William T. Swart, Jr., MD has no disclosures to report. Joshua J. Raymond, MD, MPH, CMD has no disclosures to report.
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