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: Following a popular AGS format, expert clinicians will discuss the latest information on the acute management of four common noninfectious urgencies (hypertension, hyponatermia, head truma, and gout) in the nursing home.
Discuss clinical impact/outcomes related to hypertension.
Identify clinical factors that increase the risk for development of hyponatremia.
Discuss clinical impact/outcomes related to head trauma.
Develop a strategy for treating older gout patients.