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 1.0 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 1.0 Management credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: Laguna Honda, California's largest long term care facility, relocated in the fall of 2010 to the first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified nursing facility in the nation. This move ushers in an era of patient centered care. The new Laguna Honda is dedicated to fostering community integration, independence and choice for San Francisco's safety net population. This session will examine ways in which hospital design can foster culture change and concepts of independence and choice for patients, and how the environment can contribute to successful patient outcomes.
Define culture change in long term care.
Examine ways in which hospital design can foster culture change and concepts of independence and choice for patients, and how the built environment can contribute to successful patient outcomes.
Identify ways in which internal changes such as consistent staffing patterns, individualized activities and choices in meal and medication times, combined with environmental changes, can help patients achieve their highest level of independence.
Describe Laguna Honda's specialized programs including an HIV/AIDS skilled nursing program, in house hospice and palliative care program, monolingual Chinese and Spanish care programs, among others.
Speakers(s): Colleen Nicole Riley, MD
Disclosure(s): Colleen Nicole Riley, MD has no financial disclosures to report.