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AMDA Long Term Care Medicine - 2012


B13 - Interactive Workshop 2: Managing Difficult Cases in Long Term Care


Mar 9, 2012 1:30pm ‐ Mar 9, 2012 3:00pm

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 1.5 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 clinical 1.5 credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).

Session Description:
This session will provide four difficult clinical scenarios commonly encountered in long term care patients with a review of the pathophysiology and differential diagnosis, followed by an interactive approach to determine the appropriate management.

Learning Objectives(s):

  • Identify the causes of refractory edema and formulate a management plan
  • Discuss the significance of extreme leukocytosis as well as a systematic and cost-effective investigation and treatment strategy.
  • Explain the pathophysiology of heart failure complicated by renal insufficiency in patients who appear to be deteriorating despite appropriate therapy.
  • Differentiate cholinergic and serotonergic syndromes bases on clinical manifestations and contributing factors, and discuss management of these conditions.


Speakers(s):
Naushira Pandya, MD, CMD; Meenakshi Patel, MD, CMD

Disclosure(s):
Naushira Pandya, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report. Meenakshi Patel, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report.

Speaker(s):

  • Naushira Pandya, MD, CMD, FACP
  • Meenakshi Patel, MD, MMM, CMD, Assoc., Prof., Dept of Geriatrics, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

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