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AMDA's 2016 Annual Conference


103 - Comparison of Alzheimer's and Dementia Care in the U.S. and Central and Eastern Europe: Interprofessional Perspectives and Best Practices


Mar 17, 2016 8:00am ‐ Mar 17, 2016 11:30am


Credits: None available.

Standard: $24.00

Description

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:
The global costs of dementia will exceed $700 billion dollars by 2020. There is much to be gained from a sharing of resources and professional expertise from an international perspective. This session brings together seven interprofessional academicians and practitioners from the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Lithuania, and the United States to discuss best practice models in dementia care in various care environments and outline ongoing challenges and new research initiatives shared from across the Atlantic.

Learning Objective(s):

  • Compare the interprofessional care delivery system for ADRD in Central Europe, Eastern Europe and the United States.
  • Discuss the best practices used in Central Europe, Eastern Europe and the United States for ADRD care within the interprofessional community environment.
  • Describe the unique challengers and common challenges in financing ADRD care in Central Europe, Eastern Europe and the United States.
  • Outline successful research initiatives in interprofessional care delivery for individuals with ADRD.
Speaker(s):
Cecilia Rokusek, EdD, MS, RDN
Naushira Pandya, MD, CMD
Agnes Egervari, MD
Rasa Ruseckiene, MD
Brigita Skela Savic, PhD, MSc
Katarzyna Wieczorowska-Tobis, MD, PhD
Iva Holmerov , MD, PhD

Disclosure(s):
None

Reference(s):
None
 

Speaker(s):

  • Cecilia Rokusek, EdD, MS, RD, Project Manager, NSU Institute for Disaster and Emergency Preparedness

Speaker(s):

Credits

  • 3.50 - Clinical
  • 3.50 - CME

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