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: This session will discuss innovative practices from three leading long term care providers throughout North America. The leading practices focus on novel approaches to medication administration, medication reconciliation and restorative exercise for frail nursing home residents. Process design, implementation and outcome measurement will be explored to provide the underpinnings for replication.
Describe the rationale and implementation processes for three novel care programs targeting frail nursing home residents.
Explain the selection process of outcome measurements for the selected care programs and implications for quality improvement.
Compare and contrast the challenges/barriers to the introduction of new clinical programs in both Canada and the United States.
Speakers(s): Paul R. Katz, MD, CMD; Heather Mak, RN; Andrew Pigou, MBA; Robert Schrieber, MD, CMD
Disclosure(s): Paul R. Katz, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report.
Chair Department of Geriatrics,
Florida State University, College of Medicine