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 Internet Enduring Material 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 management 3.5 credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: This session will highlight the interplay of transitions of care among hospitals, emergency departments and nursing facilities. This intensive case-based program will showcase transitions between these three silos of service. The presenters (a hospitalist, an emergency medicine physician, a SNFologist, a DON and a consultant pharmacist) will present an “autopsy” of the transitions highlighted in the case, including what best practices and tools are available to assist in creating a better transition experience. The final portion of the intensive will be a panel representing various perspectives of the continuum of care responding to questions from the audience.
Discuss how to start or transition to a full time long term care practice.
Identify the various types of practice models and how to choose the one that's right for you based on overhead, income and job satisfaction.
Describe how to identify and implement systems in practices to increase profit, reduce overhead and improve efficiency, and identify those to avoid.
Identify strategies on how to market and expand their practice effectively.
Speaker(s): H. Edward Davidson, PharmD, MPH; Aysha Kuhlor, RN, BA, CDONA; William Jaquis, MD; James E. Lett, II, MD, CMD; Karl E. Steinberg, MD, CMD; Robert Young, MD, MPH