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AMDA's 2015 Annual Conference


C56 - Be the Change! Skills for Becoming a Change Agent in your Facility


Mar 21, 2015 4:00pm ‐ Mar 21, 2015 5:30pm


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 1.5 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 1.5 management hours 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:
Nearly every AMDA attendee has returned from the annual conference with one or more exciting new ideas to improve care and quality at their facility(s). And most all of us have had the deflating experience of being unable to implement these changes. Such experiences raise the questions "How do I build the case for change, convince others, find allies, overcome resistance, and hang onto gains"? Accordingly, this session introduces skills needed to lead change, drawing on the 8-stage model of change pioneered by John Cotter of the Harvard Business School and other resources. The session begins with an overview view of the Change Process according to Cotter's model. The majority of the session, however, will be devoted to application of these concepts through various interactive learning strategies. There is also time dedicated for attendees to seek suggestions from faculty and the audience regarding change leadership challenges they are encountering. Due to the highly interactive nature of this presentation, attendance is limited.

Learning Objective(s):

  • Articulate the steps in the process of Change.
  • Apply these concepts using Interactive Learning.
  • Discuss challenges, opportunities, and insights regarding change leadership in one's own facility(s).

Speaker(s):
Daniel Bluestein, MD, MS, CMD
Patricia L. Bach, PsyD, MS, RN

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