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 highlight important changes in the Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) for stroke in the long term care setting 2010. Presentations will focus on the epidemiology of stroke, risk factors specific to the long term care setting, and the evaluation and management of high risk stroke patients in the long term care setting.
List the risk factors for stroke in the long term care setting.
Discuss the evaluation of the high risk stroke patient or patient with stroke.
Explain how to manage the high risk stroke patient or stroke patient in the long term care setting.
Monitor the 'at risk' for or stroke patient in the long term care setting.
Speakers(s): Charles A. Cefalu, MD, MS; William D. Smucker, MD, CMD
Disclosure(s): Charles A. Cefalu, MD, MS Boehringer Ingelheim: Speaker's Bureau. William D. Smucker, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report.
References(s): See Stroke Clinical Practice Guidelines in the LTC Setting 2010 List of References-published in 2011