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 2 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 2 Management credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: The Advancing Excellence in America's Nursing Home Campaign is in its third year and is launching a new set of campaign goals and a different methodology of measuring success. This session will recap the successes and challenges from the first phase (two years) of the campaign. The session will go on to describe the process of revising the eight original goals with an all volunteer steering committee representing 29 different national organizations. The second phase of the campaign will be discussed; description of the new campaign goals and the revised methodology for measuring both national and state goals. Specific states will be highlighted as exemplars of success and of challenges of the state local area networks of experts (LANEs). Lastly, three Commonwealth funded studies will be summarized to illustrate efforts to improve the success of the LANEs in supporting nursing homes to achieve excellence in eight specific goals.
Discuss the benefits of public/private partnership coalitions in quality improvement efforts in the nursing home.
Locate the new and revised campaign goals and nursing home resources on the website
Understand both national and state data and how the nursing homes can use data
Speakers(s): Debra Bakerjian, PhD, MSN, FNP; Stefan Gravenstein, MD, CMD; Carol Benner, MS
Disclosure(s): Debra Bakerjian, PhD, MSN, FNP has no disclosures to report. Stefan Gravenstein, MD, CMD has no disclosures to report. Carol Benner, MS has no disclosures to report.