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 1.5 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 1.5 credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: This session presents 12-15 articles published in the past year which have the potential to impact the practice of medicine and the processes of care for frail elders in the continuum of care. All articles are chosen and critically appraised by experienced, multidisciplinary practitioners and educators. This presentation continues to be well-received each year by attendees and is often the site of spirited discussion.
Consider changes in your practice based on recent publications.
Identify publications that are controversial and may affect the direction of research.
Learn techniques of critiquing publications.
Speaker(s): Barbara Messinger-Rapport, MD, CMD, PhD; John E. Morley, MB, BCH; Elizabeth Galik, PhD, CRNP; Julie K. Gammack, MD, CMD
Disclosure(s): Dr. Galik - Development of educational material- pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical: Novartis; no disclosures for the others