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AMDA's 2019 Annual Conference


TH1 - Clinical and Administrative Update on PALTC


Mar 7, 2019 8:00am ‐ Mar 7, 2019 11:30am


Credits: None available.

Standard: $20.00

Description

This session will update all practitioners on best practices in the clinical world that is unique to PALTC, and provide an administrative update stemming from the Mega Rule. Dr. Boettcher will review nursing home financing, billing, advanced care planning, transitions in care, and Medicare regulations with particular emphasis on Mega Rule changes. Dr. Jackson will review management of common geriatric syndromes, infection control and antibiotic stewardship, and medication management.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Explain Medicare regulations related to the Mega Rule.
  • List common geriatric syndromes in the PALTC setting.
  • Implement successful medication management strategies.
  • Describe palliative care, quality assurance, infection control, transitions in care and discharge planning, and other common PAC issues.

Credits Available: 3.50 CMD Management | 3.50 CME | 3.50 MOC

Speaker(s):

  • Iris Boettcher, MD, CMD, Division Chief, Geriatrics, Home Based Primary Care, Home and Community Services, Spectrum Health
  • Mark Jackson, MD, CMD, PACE North

Credits

  • 3.50 - Management
  • 3.50 - CME
  • 3.50 - MOC

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