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 a history of the culture change movement in the long term care environment. It will point out the difference between programmatic changes and true changes in behaviors and philosophy that identify a home on a culture change journey. The role of the medical director in a homes culture change journey will be discussed as well as strategies for the successful implementation of person-centered care.
Define the concept of Person Centered Care.
Explain the functions and tasks for a Medical Director in a Person -Centered Care Long Term Care Setting.
Describe the culture of primary care physicians which provide a challenge to a Medical Director in a Person-Centered Care Setting.
Describe strategies that support effective Medical Director leadership in a Person-Centered Care setting.
Speakers(s): Matthew S. Wayne, MD, CMD (Moderator); Jay P. Slotkin, MD, MPH, CMD; James R. Thomason, Med, NHA; Karyn Leible, MD, CMD
Disclosure(s): Matthew S. Wayne, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report. Karyn Leible, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report. Jay P. Slotkin, MD, MPH, CMD has no financial disclosures to report. James R. Thomason, MEd, NHA has no financial disclosures to report.