Accreditation Statement: AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation Statement: AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ABPLM Designation Statement: This internet enduring material has been pre-approved by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) for a total of 3.5 clinical hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director (CMD) in post-acute and long-term care medicine. The CMD program is administered by the ABPLM. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit actually spent on the activity.
Session Description: This popular session from JAMDA leadership reviews topics identified by needs assessment with up to date management recommendations. This year’s topics include best practices in transitions of care; incorporating physical activity into residential care; managing hypotension in frail elders; non-pharmacological and pharmacological behavior management; reducing the progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD), and geriatric prescription and deprescription. The audience will appreciate the concise but detailed presentations.
Identify opportunities to reduce progression of CKD.
Choose appropriate patients for pharmacy reduction.
Apply best practices in transitions of care.
Speaker(s): Barbara J. Messinger-Rapport, MD, PhD, CMD Milta O. Little, DO, CMD John Morley, MB, BCh Julie Gammack, MD, CMD