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AMDA Long Term Care Medicine - 2014


314 - Capacity for Decision Making and Use of Advance Directives


Mar 1, 2014 2:30pm ‐ Mar 1, 2014 3:30pm

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 clinical 1.0 credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).

Session Description:
Clinicians have an ethical obligation to understand the concept of decision making capacity and the ability to conduct a basic assessment. This session will discuss common misconceptions related to decision making capacity, potential errors in the clinical assessment and suggest methods to incorporate the use of written advance directives.

Learning Objective(s):

  • Identify basics for capacity assessment.
  • Assist and support the patient's right to make autonomous choices about their health care.
  • Identify benefits and risks of the major classes of osteoporosis pharmacotherapies in long term care residents.
  • Discuss the role of calcium and vitamin D in fall and fracture prevention in long term care.

Speaker(s):
Timothy L. Takacs, JD; Barbara B. McGinnis, RN, MSN, JD

Disclosure(s):
None

Reference(s):
Erica Wood, and Jane Tilly November 14, 2012 Legal Issues and Alzheimer's Webinar Series; Working with People with Dementia and Assessing Client Capacity National Center for Ethics in Health Care, September 2002. Ten Myths adbout Decision Making Capacity; a report by the National Ethics Commitee of the Veterans Health ADministration Assessment of older adults with diminshed capacity: a Handbook for Lawyers. American Bar Association and American Psychologocial Association

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