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 clinical 1.0 credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: The meet the expert breakfast session will focus on issues and trends pertaining to healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance among older adults in long term care settings. Dr. Kaye will review the epidemiology of challenging infections and pathogens in long term care and identify methods for management and control of these infections and pathogens.
Recognize problem pathogens and infections among older adults and in long term care settings.
Review trends in antimicrobial resistance on a global and national level.
Describe methods to identify and control multi-drug resistant pathogens among older adults and in long term care settings.
Identify challenges and opportunities in infection prevention among older adults and in long term care settings.