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 program will create the foundation for, as well as provide tools and resources for collaborative practice for medication management. Tips will be provided for successful implementation and for medical directors to set the tone and lead the team to achieve optimal drug therapy outcomes.
Provide examples of the evidence supporting collaboration among multidisciplinary care teams in medication management.
Select approaches for implementing collaborative practice for medication management in long term care settings.
Outline models of collaborative practice for medication management and state-specific requirements with regard to medications
Choose strategies for fostering successful multidisciplinary care teams to engage in collaborative practice for medication management in long term care.
Speakers(s): Barbara J. Zarowitz, PharmD; Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP; Eric Tangalos, MD, CMD; Steven Handler, MD, PhD, CMD
Disclosure(s): Barbara J. Zarowitz, PharmD - Omnicare, Inc: Employer/Stock holder; Sanofi-Aventis: Health Technology Council Steven M. Handler, MD, CMD, PhD has no financial disclosures to report. Eric Tangalos, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report. Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP has no financial disclosures to report.