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 1.5 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 1.5 Clinical credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: Antithrombotic therapy can produce both meaningful cardiovascular prevention and serious adverse effects. Case discussions will highlight key information that can inform evidence-based shared decision-making.
Encourage evidence-based, shared decision-making with patients and caregivers when prescribing antithrombotic medications.
Provide data-based decision tools that provide objective facts about pros and cons of antithrombotic therapy.
Review policies, procedures and protocols that can improve safety and adequacy of antithrombotic therapy.
Review the role of new antithrombotic agents for LTC patients.
Speakers(s): William D. Smucker, MD, CMD
Disclosure(s): William D. Smucker, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report.