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 3.5 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 3.5 Management credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: With the implementation of MDS 3.0, and the new Care Area Assessment (CAA), facilities will need to show they are using evidence-based and expert endorsed resources. Appendix C in the new MDS manual references the AMDA guidelines. This interactive workshop will familiarize the attendee with the MDS 3.0 Care Area Assessment process and then, using several AMDA guidelines, show how to use the guidelines as the care process for the CAA.
Describe the purpose and intent of the MDS 3.0 Care Area Triggers (CATs) and Care Area Assessments (CAAs)
Discuss the differences between the MDS 2.0 Resident Assessment Protocols (RAPs) and MDS 3.0 CAAs
Identify how to use the 4 stages of the care process within the AMDA CPGs to conduct a thorough assessment of the resident to meet CAA requirements
Design a plan for implementing strategies using AMDA’s evidence-based CPGs as the care planning process for working through a CAA
Speakers(s): Jackie Vance, RNC, CDONA/LTC; Christie L. Teigland, PhD