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Policy I-13 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine Board of Directors create a task force to develop a social media policy relevant to long term care.
Policy A-14 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, AMDA—Dedicated to Long-Term Care Medicine support treating e-cigarettes as tobacco products with the subsequent restrictions inherent with all tobacco products within post-acute and long-term care facilities;...
Policy D-14 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine and its state chapters promote the Physician's Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Paradigm by supporting education about, dissemination and appropriate...
Policy F-14 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) work with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and other stakeholders to address the issue of appropriate use of Quality Indicators in the...
Policy G-14 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine develop mechanisms to create, aggregate and promote easy access to existing and new practical tools for use in the post-acute and long-term care continuum.
Policy H-14 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine support the autonomy of individual prescribers which allows medical treatment plans with potentially Beers Criteria inappropriate medications when benefits outweigh...
Policy F10 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA confirm its support of American Medical Association policy D-360.993 entitled “Recognition of the ‘Nurse as Agent’ of the Prescriber in Long Term Care Settings” which states “Our AMA will urge the US...
Resolution A01 AMDA resolves to actively promote the formation of State Physician Advisory Boards to State Survey Agencies, which can respond to both local and national concerns. Their goals may include reviewing policy implementation, monitoring...
Resolution C06 BE IT RESOLVED that AMDA urge Congress to reinstate funding for Title VII, sections 753 (a), (b), and (c), geriatric education programs, namely Geriatric Education Centers, Geriatric Training for Physicians, Dentists and Behavioral/...
For Kendra Sheppard, MD, MSPH, CMD, AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) is as important as a comfortable pair of shoes on a long walk or a good night’s sleep before a grueling trip. Her membership prepares her,...