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 presents a method for creating an individualized goal-based plan of care. An explanation of how goals of care are determined and how that helps in the creation of a personalized plan of care will be provided. A scheme for delineating the various tasks and roles that each member of the interdisciplinary team can serve in creating an individualized plan will be reviewed. Finally, this method will be illustrated using several cases of diabetic residents with differing goal based plans of care using the AMDA Diabetes Management in the Long Term Care Setting Clinical Practice Guideline. At the end of the session, the participant will be able to illustrate goal-based plan of care development for his/her facility's interdisciplinary team.
Explain the factors that help to determine a resident's goals of care.
Teach the importance of resident's goals of care in creating an individualized plan of care.
Describe how the various members of the interdisciplinary team can contribute to the determination and implementation of goal base plan of care.
Explain how the AMDA Clinical Practice Guideline can support a variety of types of goal base plans of care.
Speakers(s): Dallas Nelson, MD, CMD; Thomas Caprio, MD
Disclosure(s): Dallas Nelson, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report. Thomas Caprio, MD has no financial disclosures to report.
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