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 management 1.0 credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: This session will provide a case-based discussion of patient centered management, logic and process of evaluation of common, but dangerous and complex problems in the nursing home in order to increase satisfaction and reduce risk. Presenters will review the common sources of risks, the important role of patient/family satisfaction in reducing litigation in the nursing home and provide different approaches to evaluating and managing complex risk management issues in your facility.
Recognize the common sources of risk, and the role of patient/family satisfaction in reducing litigation in the nursing home.
Describe the concept of patient centered evaluation and management, and the modifications necessary for use in long term care.
Discuss the logic and process of evaluation of dangerous and complex problems in order to increase satisfaction and reduce risk.
Develop your approach to evaluation and management of complex risk management issues in your facility.
Speakers(s): Bruce Robinson, MD, MPH, CMD
Disclosure(s): Bruce Robinson, MD, MPH, CMD has no financial disclosures to report.
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