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AMDA Long Term Care Medicine - 2012


B08 - A Medical Director's Approach to the Sub-Acute Resident


Mar 9, 2012 11:00am ‐ Mar 9, 2012 12:00pm

Standard: $24.00

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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.

Learning Objectives(s):

  • 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.

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