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AMDA's 2015 Annual Conference


B32 - Academic Detailing: Using Outreach Education to Improve Long-Term Care


Mar 20, 2015 11:00am ‐ Mar 20, 2015 12:00pm


Credits: None available.

Standard: $24.00

Description

Accreditation Statement: AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine designates this Internet Enduring Material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABPLM Designation Statement: This Internet Enduring Material has been pre-approved by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) for a total of 1 management hour toward certification as a Certified Medical Director (CMD) in post-acute and long-term care medicine. The CMD program is administered by the ABPLM.  Each physician should claim only those hours of credit actually spent on the activity.

Session Description:
This session will review the principles of academic detailing as an effective tool for improving clinical decision making within the long term care setting. It will examine case studies of organizations which have performed academic detailing in long-term care. It will identify the critical success factors for an effective academic detailing initiative.

Learning Objective(s):

  • Describe the conceptual framework of academic detailing
  • Describe the evidence supporting the effectiveness of academic detailing in improving clinical decision-making
  • Recognize programs that have used academic detailing in the long-term care to improve quality
  • Identify critical issues in developing academic detailing programs in the long-term care setting

Speaker(s):
Michael A. Fischer, MD, MS

Disclosure(s):
None

Reference(s):
Avorn J, Fischer MA. "Bench to behavior": translating comparative effectiveness research into improved clinical practice. Health Affairs 2010; 29 (10); 1891-1900. Fischer MA, Avorn J. Academic Detailing Can Play A Key Role In Assessing and Implementing Comparative Effectiveness Research Findings. Health Affairs 2012; 31 (10): 2206-12. Avorn J, Soumerai S, Everitt D, et al. A randomized trial of a program to reduce the use of psychoactive drugs in nursing homes. N Engl J Med 1992; 327: 168-73 O'Brien MA, Rogers S, Jamtvedt G, et al. Educational outreach visits: effects on professional practice and health care outcomes. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2007.

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