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 interactive session will focus on avoiding inappropriate hospitalizations and re-hospitalizations in the Medicare population through the implementation of system interventions that focus on staffing, clinical process and physician practices. The presenters will discuss the need for a systematic assessment to evaluate a facility’s current status in relation to the interventions presented and aid in identifying those that should be initiated within an organization. The presenters will also provide information on the use of tools such as dashboards for showing measureable indicators and a bulleted format summary of interventions.
Describe factors impacting the “Grey Digital Divide” as it applies to older adults in LTC.
Identify potential benefits and barriers to the use of Skype and You Tube in LTC settings.
Utilize audience interaction for problem-solving to augment knowledge and potential application of social media and Internet technologies in LTC settings.
Describe presenters 'Social Media Resource Tool Kit' and its potential applicability in the long term care milieu.