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 1.0 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 1.0 credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: This session will present developments of a new AMDA Tool Kit for starting and maintaining ethics committees in long term care institutions.
Describe mission and possible composition of an ethics committee in long-term care
Discuss how to start and maintain function of an ethics committee in long-term care
Explain the procedures of the ethics committee and which resources can be used
Describe core competencies of ethics committee members and which forms can be used by the committee
Speakers(s): Ladislav Volicer, MD, PhD; M. Rosina Finley, MD, CMD; Peter Jaggard, MD, CMD; Jeffrey N. Nichols, MD
Disclosure(s): Ladislav Volicer, MD, PhD has no financial disclosures to report. M. Rosina Finley, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report. Peter Jaggard, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report. Jeffrey N. Nichols, MD has no financial disclosures to report.
MD, BSN, CMD,
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