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 Management credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: Collaboration between nurse practitioners and physicians has been shown to improve patient outcomes. Collaboration is an iterative process and is dependent upon a establishing a strong foundation from which both parties can develop mutual goals and agree to a common direction of the practice. This session is designed to help nurse practitioners and physicians design a collaborative practice agreement. The essential components of an agreement will be reviewed followed by small group sessions where the attendees will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of a variety of agreements.
Identify the essential components of an NP/MD collaborative practice agreement.
Recognize the strengths and weaknesses of 4-6 different collaborative agreements.
Develop the basic components of a collaborative practice agreement for a personal practice.
Speakers(s): Debra Bakerjian, PhD, RN, FNP; Charles A. Crecelius, MD, PhD, CMD; Mary Pat Rapp, PhD, RN; Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP; Karyn Leible, MD, CMD; Thomas V. Caprio, MD, MPH
Disclosure(s): Debra Bakerjian, PhD, RN, FNP has no financial disclosures to report. Thomas V. Caprio, MD, MPH has no financial disclosures to report. Karyn Leible, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report. Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP has no financial disclosures to report. Mary Pat Rapp, PhD, RN has no financial disclosures to report. Charles A. Crecelius, MD, PhD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report.