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: This session presents 10-15 articles published in the past year that have the potential to change practice, initiate a new standard, alter the current standard, or provide a new approach to managing a current problem. The entire continuum of care is considered, including elders at home at risk for functional decline, those in assisted living, and those in nursing facilities
Consider changes in your practice based on recent publications.
Identify publications that are controversial and may affect the direction of research.
Learn techniques of critiquing publications.
Speakers(s): Barbara Messinger-Rapport, MD, CMD; John Morley, MB BCH; Julie Gammack, MD, CMD; Mary Pat Rapp, PhD, RN; David R. Thomas, MD, CMD
Disclosure(s): Barbara Messinger-Rapport, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report. David R. Thomas, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report. Mary Pat Rapp, PhD, RN has no financial disclosures to report. Julie K. Gammack, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report. John E. Morley, MB BCH has no financial disclosures to report.