The Society supports the entire interdisciplinary team and provides educational activities to be of value to the following post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) professionals:
Mental Health Professional
Nurse (DON, RN, LPN)
Practitioner (APN, PA)
Social Worker/Case Manager
Other Specialty Consultants
The overall goal of this program is to enhance participants’ knowledge and competencies by providing the latest developments and tools available to improve the delivery of quality care in PALTC medicine.
Upon conclusion of participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
Analyze available data to improve process and promote quality improvement in PALTC.
Discuss clinical advances and new research findings relevant to PALTC medicine.
Enhance skills and abilities to collaborate with and/or lead the PALTC interdisciplinary team.
Foster creativity and innovation in PALTC.
Gain new perspectives on relevant aspects of fiscal issues, health care policy, payment models, risk management and
the Society’s policy priorities.
Implement Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) in the PALTC setting.
Implement strategies for effective communication with patients, families and care teams.
Incorporate and refine skills attitudes and knowledge to improve leadership effectiveness within a health care
organization or facility.
Integrate knowledge and skills in assessment and management of ethical challenges and dilemmas in PALTC.
Integrate knowledge and skills gained to enhance the effectiveness and quality of medical direction in nursing facilities.
Utilize available data, tools, and emerging technologies to inform decisions about clinical care and/or medical direction.
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.