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: AMDA partnered with the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation’s Choosing Wisely® campaign to encourage conversations between physicians, patients, and other health care stakeholders about medical tests. Participants of the Choosing Wisely® campaign develop and release lists of five tests or procedures in their specialties that may be unnecessary and could be harmful. AMDA staff and Clinical Practice Committee members will walk session attendees through the development, research, and vetting stages of the Choosing Wisely® list development, the impact and reaction to AMDA’s list, and how to utilize the Choosing Wisely® list in your practice.
Review the purpose of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation's Choosing Wisely Campaign.
Identify the five items identified by AMDA as tests or procedures that should not be performed.
Explain the rationale behind the five identified items.
Discuss how to apply these five elements of discussion as practice model improvement.
Speaker(s): Jacqueline F. Vance, RN-C, BSN; William Smucker, MD, CMD; Naushira Pandya, MD, CMD; David A. Nace, MD, MPH, CMD
MD, MPH, CMD,
Associate Professor of Medicine & Director of Long-Term Care,
University of Pittsburgh