Long-Term Care

Long-Term Care Competency List and Guidance Released

MDS 3.0 Insider, October 25, 2013

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AMDA-Dedicated to Long-Term Care has released final competencies for attending physicians in long-term care, according to a recent press release. The competencies are used with an evidence-based framework for “the unique set of knowledge and skills necessary to facilitate quality outcomes in this setting.”

The competencies address five areas: foundation (ethics, professionalism, and communication), medical care delivery process, systems, medical knowledge, and personal quality assurance and performance improvement. The development of competencies began in 2011.

To read more about these competencies, visit the AMDA website.



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