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Long Term Care Medicine-2011


B51 - Interactive Workshop 1: Antithrombotic Therapy in Long Term Care


Mar 25, 2011 1:30pm ‐ Mar 25, 2011 3:00pm

Standard: $24.00

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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.

Learning Objectives(s):

  • 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.

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