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 1.0 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 1.0 Management credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: This session will discuss the literature and practical experience in improving patient safety during transitions between long term care and hospital.
Discuss the background of the current challenge of total provider transitions during changes in location of care.
Review the literature that describes transition patterns and challenges.
Create a priority list of needed changes to improve transitions in your own system.
Prepare to act in your system to improve safety during movement of patients between hospital and nursing home.
Speakers(s): Bruce Robinson, MD, MPH, CMD; Hae-Kyoung Christina Park, MD
Disclosure(s): Hae-Kyoung Christina Park, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report. Bruce Robinson, MD, MPH, CMD has no financial disclosures to report.