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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 1 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 1 clinical hour 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 review current knowledge and commonly used methodologies to determine medical prognosis for long-term care residents. Participants will also learn how to use this data to assist in the creation of clinical care plans and how to convey this information to other members of the care team, including residents and families.
Discuss the need to determine prognosis in long-term care.
Use at least three (3) validated tools for prognosis determination.
Describe strategies to present these prognostic determinations to residents, families, and other members of the IDCP team.
Speaker(s): Jeffrey N. Nichols, MD, CMD Anthony Lechich, MD, CMD