The Society supports the entire interdisciplinary team and provides educational activities to be of value to the following post-acute and long-term care (PA/LTC) professionals:
Nurse (DON, RN, LPN)
Practitioner (APN, PA)
Upon conclusion of participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
Analyze available data to improve process and promote quality improvement in PA/LTC.
Apply knowledge and skills gained to enhance the effectiveness and quality of medical direction in nursing facilities.
Discuss clinical advances and new research findings relevant to PA/LTC medicine.
Implement Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) in the PA/LTC setting.
Utilize available data, tools, and emerging technologies to inform decisions about clinical care and/or medical direction.
Implement strategies for effective communication with patients, families and care teams.
Enhance skills and abilities to collaborate with and/or lead the PA/LTC interdisciplinary team.
Gain new perspectives on relevant aspects of fiscal issues, health care policy, payment models, risk management and the Society’s policy priorities.
Establish a network with active members of the Society and the PA/LTC medical community.
Whether you are seeking the latest clinical developments in PA/LTC medicine, best practices in medical direction, or policy and regulatory updates, you will find educational sessions that meet your unique professional development needs. The Society has identified several sessions and arranged them according to conference tracks to better assist you in your onsite planning. For a complete list of sessions highlighted for each of the following tracks, please click here.
Advanced Practice Provider
Health Policy and Practice Advancement
Mind, Mood, and Behavior Care
Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement
To view the 2017 education sessions, please click here.
Learner Assurance Statement and the Society Policy on Disclosure and Resolution of Conflict of Interest
It is the Society’s policy that all those in a position to directly control CME content, such as, planning committees, faculty, and authors, disclose any relationships with commercial entities upon nomination or invitation for participation. Disclosure documents are reviewed in advance for potential conflicts of interest. If conflicts are identified, they are resolved prior to confirmation of participation to ensure participation and/or presentation is non-biased/ promotional, evidence-based and scientifically sound. Only those participants who had no conflict of interest or who agreed to an identified resolution process prior to their participation are involved in this CME activity.