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 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 has been well-received each year 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.
Describe techniques for critiquing publications.
Speaker(s): Julie Gammack, MD, CMD; Elizabeth Galik, PhD, CRNP; Milta O. Little, DO, CMD; John Morley, MB BCH
Disclosure(s): Dr. Galik - Development of educational material- pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical: Novartis; Dr. Morley - Grant/Research Support: Cardiokine, Danone (Numico), Nestle (Purina) and Kemin Speaker's Bureau: Amgen, Mattern, and Healthspan. Consultant: Amgen, Cytokinetics, Edunn Biotec, Glaxo Smith Kline, Healthspan, Incyte, Lilly LCC, Mattern Pharmaceuticals; no disclosures for the others.
Reference(s): Full bibliography still to be determined based on relevant literature still to be published.