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 provide an overview of evidence-based, best practice ethical approaches in caring for diverse populations. Comprehensive and healthcare literacy models of care will be presented in audience participatory, long term care, case-based vignettes. In addition, participants will be provided ethical pearls and culturally-identified characteristics that can be utilized in approaching complex medical decision making in diverse populations.
Describe a medical cultural anthropoloical comprehensive model of care for diverse populations.
Discuss key ethical principles and virtues for caring for diverse populations.
Identify characteristics of ethnic Hispanic elders in addressing and approaching poor healthcare literacy.
Describe culturally-identified characteristics in preventing pitfalls in providing person-centered care when caring for diverse populations.
Speakers(s): M. Rosina Finley, MD, CMD; David V. Espino, MD; Cesar Garcia, MD
Disclosure(s): M. Rosina Finley, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report. David V. Espino, MD has no financial disclosures to report. Cesar Garcia, MD has no financial disclosures to report.
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