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 1.0 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 management 1.0 credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: This session will discuss two innovative philosophies of care that introduce alternatives to how care is usually provided in long term care settings. These innovative approaches, Function Focused Care and The Volunteer Kibbutz, focus on optimizing resident outcomes in terms of function, physical activity, mood, and resident behavior. In addition to theoretical background and evidence of beneficial outcomes, implementation materials and steps for how to integrate these philosophies of care into real world settings will be provided to participants.
Describe two innovative philosophies of care developed for long term care settings: Function Focused Care approaches; and The Volunteer Kibbutz Approach.
State the benefits to implement of function focused care and the volunteer approach for residents and staff.
Describe the step approach to implementation of function focused care and the volunteer kibbutz approach in long term care settings.
Speaker(s): Elizabeth Galik, PhD, CRNP; Barbara Resnick, PhD, ANP
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