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2020 Midwinter Conference

Jan. 25, 2020
Birmingham Marriott
3590 Grandview Pkwy
Birmingham, AL 35243

Individual Membership and Conference Registration

The ALMDA Room Block Rate is $139. Reserve a room by calling (888) 426-5171.
Room cutoff is Jan. 3, 2020.

Hotel Registration.

Conference Agenda

Learning Objectives:
Discuss the five most common problems in an aging patient – Sleep, falls, bladder issues, delirium and walking.
Describe the rules and regulations of the new Patient Driven Payment Model to ensure adequate reimbursements from CMS.
Recognize the signs and symptoms of dementia in the long-term care patient.
Demonstrate the ability to submit a death certificate electronically through the AL-EDRS.
Describe the importance of correct, complete, specific diagnosis documentation and coding for the ICD-10-CM.
Analyze new literature on the treatment of long term care and geriatric patients.

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 the Alabama Medical Directors Association. AMDA-The 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 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The ALMDA 2020 Mid-Winter Conference has been designated for 2.5 management and 2.5 clinical credits.

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 2.5 management hours and 2.5 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.

Certificate Statement for American Academy of Family Physicians
This Live activity, Alabama Medical Directors Association 2020 MidWinter Conference, with a beginning date of 01/25/2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 5.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Certificate Statement for Alabama Board of Nursing
Credit established for physicians is accepted for continuing education nursing credits by the Alabama Board of Nursing without conversion.

Certificate Statement for Nursing Home Administrators
The Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators has reviewed
and approved the seminar entitled “ALMDA 2020 Mid Winter Conference” for 5 hours of continuing education credit for licensed nursing home administrators in the State of Alabama.

Exhibitors Please Join Us!

The Alabama Medical Directors Association depends on the support of vendors that exhibit their products/services at our meetings. The Association leadership is extremely grateful for the companies who support our conference. This support allows us to continue our educational offerings to our members and attendees.

Exhibitors Information


2020 Mid Winter Conference Agenda (Presentations will be available soon. Click on topic to download presentation prior to the conference. Handouts will not be provided.)

Saturday, January 25

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Meeting of the ALMDA Board of Directors, ALNHA’s executives, ALAA executives and the ADPH Medical Director Advisory Committee
8:00 a.m. – 8:55 a.m.
Registration; Strolling Breakfast with Exhibitors
9:00 a.m. – 9:05 a.m.
9:05 a.m. – 9:35 a.m.
Keeping Twinkles in your Wrinkles: Five Common Problems in Aging
Robert Webb, MD, Medical Director, Lauderdale Christian Nursing Home
9:35 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.
The Patient Driven Payment Model
Don Maples, CPA, Partner, Carr, Riggs & Ingram
10:35 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Break with Exhibitors
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Behavior Evaluation and Management of Dementia
Charles Nevels, MD, Psychiatric Private Practice
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Lunch with Exhibitors
12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
ALMDA membership meeting
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Electronic Death Registration for Medical Certifiers
Cherry Davenport, MPH, Manager, Electronic Vital Events and Registration System, Center for Health Statistics and State Registry
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Coding ICD-10 Codes for Nursing Homes
Kim Huey, CPC, President, KGG Coding and Reimbursement Consulting, LLC
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Literature Updates on Geriatrics
Soojung Samantha Lee, MD, Geriatrics Fellow, University of Alabama - Birmingham
3:30 p.m.

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AMDA Webinars
Part I of the Core Curriculum is now available as an internet enduring material, and offers learners 16 CME/CMD credits. For more information, please go to http://www.paltc.org/core-curriculum-medical-direction-post-acute-and-long-term-care.

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