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 1.0 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 challenges associated with medication management in older adults with multiple chronic conditions and present solutions to common medication-related problems.
Describe medication challenges associated with caring for complex older adults.
Discuss problems associated with the prescribing cascade.
Identify barriers of care perceived by patients and caregivers.
List reasons why clinical practice guidelines may be inappropriate for older adults.
Speaker(s): Jeffrey C. Delafuente, MS, FCCP, FASCP