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 provide an evidence-based approach to the importance of combining both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic approaches to management of pain in the long term care continuum. Presenters will discuss the importance of pain, spirituality, and human connection in both rehabilitation and end-of-life care within the long term care continuum.
Present a current evidence-based update to pharmacologic advances and standards in pain management.
Evaluate current evidence-based information on complementary (non-pharmacologic) interventions for pain management both in rehabilitation and end-of-life care.
Explore the opportunity to maximize patient outcomes using a combination of conventional and complementary techniques to relieve pain.
Speakers(s): Harold B. Bob, MD, CMD; Charles A. Crecelius, MD, CMD, PhD; F. Michael Gloth III, MD
Disclosure(s): Harold B. Bob, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report. Charles A. Crecelius, MD, CMD, PhD has no financial disclosures to report. F. Michael Gloth III, MD has no financial disclosures to report.
References(s): Current literature search will be updated prior to presentation.