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AMDA's 2016 Annual Conference


216 - Sexuality and Dementia: Successfully Navigating Clinical and Legal Pitfalls


Mar 18, 2016 1:30pm ‐ Mar 18, 2016 3:00pm


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 1.5 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 1.5 management 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 explore the delicate balance between respecting resident rights and safety with respect to cognitively impaired residents (e.g., dementia, Alzheimer’s disease) who are or chose to be sexually active.

Learning Objective(s):

  • Identify the clinical and legal risks associated with cognitively impaired residents who are sexually active.
  • Implement useful strategies geared at protecting resident's right and resident safety, while avoiding legal liability.
  • Appreciate "lessons learned" based on actual civil and criminal cases involving sexual issues and residents with dementia.
  • Develop appropriate policies and procedures that can help medical directors, attending physicians and facilities avoid legal liability.
Speaker(s):
Patricia Bach, PsyD, MS, RN
Alan Horowitz, JD, RN
Peter Jaggard, MD, CMD
Lindsey R. Neal, MD, CMD

Disclosure(s):
None

Reference(s):
None

Speaker(s):

Credits

  • 1.50 - Management
  • 1.50 - CME

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