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: Sub-acute residents present special challenges to the medical director of a SNF, particularly in the responsibility to coordinate care. This session will present a clinical and systems-based approach to issues in the management of sub-acute patients. Specific cases will be used to facilitate discussion and model policies will be presented.
Explain three challenges to the medical director in the coordination of care for sub-acute residents.
Describe where potential risks to the resident or the facility might occur.
Identify three systems to put in place to avoid or minimize potential issues in the coordination of care for sub-acute residents.
Speakers(s): Jeffrey N. Nichols, MD
Disclosure(s): Jeffrey N. Nichols, MD has no financial disclosures to report.