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 give an update to the Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) for falls in the long term care setting - 2011 and focus in particular on recent changes in evaluation, management, and monitoring of the fall risk resident in the long term care setting.
Explain appropriate recognition and evaluation of the fall risk resident in the long term care setting.
Discuss the non-pharmacological interdisciplinary management of the fall risk resident in the long term care setting.
Discuss pharmacological management options if any for the fall risk long term care resident.
Describe specific principles relative to monitoring and reevaluation of the fall risk resident in the long term care setting.
Speakers(s): Charles A. Cefalu, MD, MS; Barbara Resnick, PhD, ANP
Disclosure(s): Charles A. Cefalu, MD, MS - Boehringer Ingelheim: Speaker's Bureau. Barbara Resnick, PhD, ANP has no financial disclosures to report.
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