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 management 1.5 credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: As persons with criminal/correctional histories enter long term care, we are in the position of managing the complex interaction of patient rights, the duty to protect our residents, the risk of criminal or exploitative behavior by residents, potentially troublesome visitors (e.g., gang members), expressive and potentially offensive behavior, and the need to provide quality care. This session will discuss concerns, methods of assessment, and ways to manage residents with criminal/correctional histories in long term care.
Review relevant correctional systems and terminology.
Examine the balance of patient rights and risks to safety.
Discuss when to restrict rights and try other means to manage inappropriate behavior.
Describe the role of the medical director in managing patients with criminal/correctional histories.
Speakers(s): Robert M. Gibson, PhD, JD; Rebecca Ferrini, MD, MPH, CMD
Disclosure(s): Robert M. Gibson, PhD, JD has no financial disclosures to report. Rebecca Ferrini, MD, MPH, CMD has no financial disclosures to report.
References(s): CALTCM/AMDA Resolution, E-11 (2011): ADDRESSING AN EXPECTED INCREASE IN LONG-TERM CARE CONTINUUM (LTCC) RESIDENTS WITH CRIMINAL/CORRECTIONAL HISTORIES Beck, Allen J., & Harrison Paige M., Prisoners in 2000, August 2001 (Report No. NCJ188207). Retrieved from Bureau of Justice Statistics: http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/content/pub/pdf/p00.pdf Beck, Allen J., & Harrison Paige M., Prisoners in 2005, November 2006 (Report No. NCJ215092). Retrieved from Bureau of Justice Statistics: http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/content/pub/pdf/p05.pdf
MD, MPH, CMD,
County of San Diego, Health and Human Services, Edgemoor DP SNF