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AMDA Long Term Care Medicine - 2012


B28 - Hot Off the Press: Research in Long Term Care Medicine Developed by the American Geriatrics Society


Mar 9, 2012 3:30pm ‐ Mar 9, 2012 5:00pm

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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 feature encore presentations of the latest in long term care medicine research presented at the most recent AGS Annual Scientific Meeting. Randomized Trial of a Decision Aid for Feeding Options in Advanced Dementia Anthony J. Caprio, MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill A National Study of Feeding Tube Use and Potentially Preventable Emergency Department Visits by Nursing Home Residents Caroline E. Stephens, PhD, MSN, APRN, BC, San Francisco VA Medical Center/UCSF Delirium during Acute Illness (AI) in Nursing Home Residents Kenneth S. Boockvar, MD, MS, James J. Peters VA Medical Center

Learning Objectives(s):


  • Explain how use of a decision aid can help to improve the quality of decision-making about feeding options in advanced dementia.
  • Discuss whether nursing home residents with feeding tubes are more likely to have potentially preventable ED visits.
  • Describe how risk factors for delirium, as well as prevention and treatment strategies for delirium in the nursing home setting may differ from that in other settings.


Speakers(s):
Belinda Vicioso, MD, CMD; Anthony J. Caprio, MD; Caroline E. Stephens, PhD, MSN, APRN, BC; Kenneth S. Boockvar, MD, MS

Disclosure(s):
Belinda Vicioso, MD, CMD; Anthony J. Caprio, MD; Caroline E. Stephens, PhD, MSN, APRN, BC has no financial disclosures to report. Kenneth S. Boockvar, MD, MS has no financial disclosures to report.

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