IMDA Quarterly Education Session

  • Thu, November 05, 2020
  • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • via Zoom


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IMDA Quarterly Education Session

Thursday, November 5, 2020, 6:30-7:30 PM

FREE Virtual Session

OPTIMISTIC and Beyond:

Moving Research Forward in the Era of COVID-19

Speaker: Kathleen Unroe, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, IU School of Medicine; Investigator, IU Center for Aging Research and Regenstrief Institute,  OPTIMISTIC Project Director

OPTIMISTIC is a CMS Center for Innovation demonstration project. The OPTIMISTIC model of care embeds a collaborative clinical team in nursing facilities to optimize chronic disease management, reduce unnecessary hospitalizations, and help residents develop and meet their goals of care.

Zoom Meeting ID: 846 5487 3034, Password: IMDA

Meeting Link

Learning Objectives: At the end of the session, the participants will be able to describe findings from the OPTIMISTIC clinical demonstration project, identify key challenges of nursing home care which can be addressed by research, and describe the impact of the pandemic on shifting research strategies and priorities.

Accreditation StatementIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Indiana University School of Medicine and IMDA- The Indiana Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. Indiana University School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians: Indiana University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure SummaryIndiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) policy ensures that those who have influenced the content of a CE activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that IUSM may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. All educational programs sponsored by Indiana University School of Medicine must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. There are no relevant financial relationships with a commercial interest for anyone who was in control of the content of this activity. Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.

CMD: This live activity has been pre-approved by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) for a total of 1 management credit 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. 

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