REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for the Michigan Society for Post-Acute and Long Term Care Medicine (MiMDA) annual long term care educational conference. See links below for additional information.

DATES: October 11-12, 2019, Friday evening and Saturday.
HOW TO REGISTER: On line with a credit card at www.signmeup.com/132212.
WHERE: Great Wolf Lodge, 3575 N. US 31 South, Traverse City, MI 49584.
The application for CME/CMD credit has been submitted and is pending approval.
NHA Credit Statement: Pending approval
PROGRAM AGENDA: Click Here

Topics and Objectives: (sampling):

• State Surveyor Process – Updates to Regulations as it Relates to SNFs

• Management of Behavioral & Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD) – Providers Perspective

• Geriatric Deprescribing: 2019 Beers Criteria and More

• Infection Control & Antibiotic Stewardship – McGeer’s Criteria

• Assessing Patients (& families) for Decision Making Capacity – Autonomy vs. Safety (from SAR to Home)

• The Interface Between PDPM & the Medical Staff

HOTEL RESERVATIONS: BOOK NOW, ROOMS ARE ONLY BEING HELD UNTIL September 17, 2019.
HOTEL ROOMS: We recommend you reserve your room for Friday, October 11 and/or Saturday, October 12, as soon as possible. Great Wolf Lodge has a wonderful waterpark for kids of all ages and a limited number of rooms are being held at the special rate of $150 (plus taxes).

You can reserve your hotel room now by calling the Central Reservations Department for GWL at 1-866-962-9653. Be sure to mention our group block name, 1910MiMDA. Each individual has up to 72 hours prior to arrival date to cancel (with a $40 cancellation rate per room). All room rates and taxes will be paid by the individual, not by the group.

IF YOU PREFER TO PAY BY CHECK, download Mail In Registration Form here and follow directions for mailing a check and the form to the Michigan Society - MiMDA.

TARGET AUDIENCE: This conference brings together medical directors, attending physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, administrators and others who care for older adults in Michigan's nursing facilities and other long term care settings. It is an excellent opportunity to gain new information, network with other providers, and greet colleagues from around the state. We hope you will join us!

Questions? Email us at michiganmda@gmail.com or call 517-449-7384.

Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AMDA-The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine and (name of nonaccredited provider). The AMDA-Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians This live activity is approved for a maximum of 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CMD Credit Statement: This live activity has been pre-approved by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) for a total of 6.25 management hours and 3 clinical 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.