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 program will feature person directed care and the culture change that is necessary to educate not only residents, family, and staff but to transform an environment. The charitable foundation that supports Samaritan Bethany, Inc. not only believes in the principles of resident centered care but are committed to an entirely new facility that would build a model of caring from the ground up. This is a multidisciplinary presentation that documents that journey.
Describe resident centered care.
Implement programs that create culture change.
Evaluate new models in long term care that foster person directed care.
Develop policies and procedures that support the interdisciplinary team for resident centered care.
Speakers(s): Eric Tangalos, MD, CMD; Susan Knutson, NHA; Julie Quast, RN
Disclosure(s): Eric Tangalos, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report. Susan Knutson, NHA has no financial disclosures to report. Julie Quast, RN has no financial disclosures to report.
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