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 will provide a comparison between the United States and Canadian long term care systems that highlights different models of care and impact on quality. New policies from the World health Organization germane to nursing home care will be reviewed and novel international approaches to care and care improvement will be explored.
Compare and contrast long term care delivery models in both the United States and Canada.
Describe the World Health Organization international policy agenda for nursing homes highlighting resident rights, professional competencies and research priorities.
Describe the CoP (Community of Practice) care improvement model, focusing on the implementation of novel partnerships between practitioners, older people and families and the applicability of CoP to long term care practice.
Speakers(s): Paul R. Katz, MD, CMD; John E. Morley, MB BCH; Debbie Tolson, JD; Jurgis Karuza, PhD
Disclosure(s): Paul R. Katz, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report. Jurgis Karuza, PhD has no financial disclosures to report. Debbie Tolson, JD has no financial disclosures to report. John E. Morley, MB BCH has no financial disclosures to report.