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AMDA's 2016 Annual Conference


402a - General Session III - Anne Marie Filkin -- Palliative Care in the Mainstream: Stepping up to the Plate


Mar 20, 2016 8:30am ‐ Mar 20, 2016 11:00am


Credits: None available.

Standard: $20.00

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 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 management 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:
National and leading expert, Diane Meier, MD, will discuss the case for integrated geriatric and palliative care strategies as well as describe what works to improve quality care and reduce costs for vulnerable older adults. She will also address the questions of how to face outwards towards future needs of our patients, their families, policy makers, payers, and health system leadership.

Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP, is Director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC), a national organization devoted to increasing the number and quality of palliative care programs in the United States. Under her leadership the number of palliative care programs in U.S. hospitals has more than tripled in the last 10 years. She is also Co-Director of the Patty and Jay Baker National Palliative Care Center; Vice-Chair for Public Policy and Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine; Catherine Gaisman Professor of Medical Ethics; and was the founder and Director of the Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, 1997-2011, all at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.

Learning Objective(s):

  • Explain the case for integrated geriatric and palliative care strategies.
  • Identify strategies to improve quality and reduce costs for vulnerable old people.
  • Describe how to face outwards towards future needs of patients, their families, policy makers, payers, and health system leadership.
Speaker(s):
Diane E. Meier, MD

Disclosure(s):
None

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