Accreditation The American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Designation Statement: The American Medical Directors Association designates this educational 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.
AMDCP Credit Designation: This session has been approved for a total of clinical 3.5 credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: This popular session by four experienced speakers from Cleveland Clinic and St. Louis University present an intensive session on updates in treating chronic disease in frail elders in the continuum of care, including during transitions from one setting to another.
Identify opportunities to adapt disease management guidelines to frail elders.
Account for patient-centered goals and geriatric syndromes.
List opportunities to improve transitions between different settings of care.
Speaker(s): Julie K. Gammack, MD, CMD; Barbara Messinger-Rapport, MD, CMD, PhD; John E. Morley, MB, BCH; David R. Thomas, MD, CMD