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 review different strategies on providing long-term care to the Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) resident. This includes medical interventions for problems not common to the long-term care environment such as frequent seizures, behavioral issues, weight issues and frequent emesis leading to a predisposition to aspiration pneumonia. It will also highlight strategies to improve the quality of care transitions into the long-term care environment and how to provide quality resident monitoring after the transition occurs.
Describe the difference between ICF-IID and ICF facilities.
Discuss the common quality measures used to monitor ICF-IID residents.
List the common medical and psychiatric problems common to the ICF-IID resident.
Prepare for transition of ICF-IID resident into the ICF facility.
Speaker(s): David V. Espino, MD
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