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: Project Re-Engineered Discharge has been shown nationally to reduce hospitalizations by taking information from the electronic medical record and converting it to language geared toward patients and families. In this way, patients and families have increased engagement and understanding of their diagnoses, medications, and follow-up appointments thereby lowering hospital utilization. The experience of implementing this program on a skilled nursing unit will be discussed.
Discuss the national scope of rehospitalization issues in subacute care.
Provide an overview of evidence-based models to reduce hospitalizations with a focus on Project RED.
Describe project RED implementation on a skilled nursing unit.
Disclosure(s): Randi Berkowitz, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report. Claudemay Berger, RN, BSN, CRRN has no financial disclosures to report. Robert Schreiber, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report. Zachary Fang has no financial disclosures to report.
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