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AMDA's 2015 Annual Conference


B36 - Providing High-Quality Health Care to the Aging Adult with Developmental Disability


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 clinical 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 present an overview of clinical care of the aging adult with developmental disabilities. The presenter will summarize the epidemiology of aging and developmental disability, propose a clinical approach to care tailored to this population, and provide concrete strategies to prevent and avoid common clinical errors made with this population.

Learning Objective(s):

  • Summarize existing knowledge about the aging trajectory in persons with developmental disabilities
  • Organize a clinical approach tailored to elders with developmental disabilities
  • Avoid common clinical errors made in caring for elders with developmental disabilities

Speaker(s):
Carl V. Tyler, MD, MS, CMD

Disclosure(s):
None

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