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AMDA Long Term Care Medicine - 2014


227 - The ICF-IID Experience: Issues in the Long-Term Care of Intellectually Developmentally Disabled Adults


Feb 28, 2014 4:00pm ‐ Feb 28, 2014 5:00pm

Standard: $24.00

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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.

Learning Objective(s):

  • 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

Disclosure(s):
None

Reference(s):
Kapell D, Nightingale B, Rodriguez A, Lee JH, Zigman WB,Nicole Schupf N. Prevalence of Chronic Medical Conditions in Adults With Mental Retardation: Comparison With the General Population. Mental Retardation. 1998; 36(4), 269-279.Ouellette-Kuntz, H. Understanding Health Disparities and Inequities Faced by Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2005; 18: 113–121Krahn, G. L., Hammond, L. and Turner, A. A cascade of disparities: Health and health care access for people with intellectual disabilities. Ment. Retard. Dev. Disabil. Res. Rev., 2006; 12: 70–82.

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