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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 session will present case scenarios of common clinical conditions and focus on practical management tools in the PA/LTC space in keeping with current clinical practice guidelines from various specialty organizations as they pertain to the older population. The controversies regarding implementation of published recommendations in this population will be discussed.
Discuss practical management of HTN, CHF and CKD/ESRD.
Explain evidence-based management of edema and electrolyte disturbances
Transition from acute to chronic management of COPD and Diabetes.
Describe the differential diagnosis and management of anemia and vitamin D deficiency.