Accreditation & Recognitions

AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine prides itself on being a provider of post-acute and long-term care (PA/LTC) advocacy, education, resources, and tools, while remaining transparent and keeping the patients' and providers' best interests in mind. 

Continuing Education

Physician CME
AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education credit for all educational programs.

In 2016, the Society received accreditation with commendation from ACCME, a designation awarded to organizations that demonstrate compliance in all criteria and accreditation policies. ACCME commended the Society for meeting all accreditation requirements, and for demonstrating that it is a learning organization and a change agent for physicians and the patients it serves. In addition, the Society demonstrates an engagement with its environment in support of physician learning and change that is a part of a system for quality improvement.

Other Credits
Through partnerships with other organizations, the Society offers American Academy of Family Physicians prescribed credits, nursing contact hours, and continuing education hours for administrators for some educational programs.

Joint Providership
The Society partners with State Chapters and other organizations to provide CME and CMD (Certified Medical Director) credits for their educational programs. Contact education@paltc.org for an application.

Nonprofit Accountability

CMSS Code for Interactions with Companies
In 2013, the Society and The Foundation for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine signed onto the Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS) Code for Interactions with Companies. The voluntary code is designed to ensure that societies' interactions with companies in the for-profit sector are independent and transparent and advance medical care for the benefit of patients and the population. For more information, click here

   Gold Guidestar
In 2017 AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine achieved the Gold GuideStar Nonprofit participation level, a leading symbol of nonprofit transparency and accountability presented by Guidestar, the world's largest source of nonprofit information. For more information, click here.

 

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