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Position Statement H03 Becomes Policy March 2003 The American Medical Directors Association has demonstrated a longstanding concern to improve the quality of End of Life care in our nation's skilled nursing facilities and throughout long-term care...
Position Statement M03 Becomes Policy March 2003 Lisa Boult, MD, CMD; Bruce Dentler, MD, CMD; Ladislav Volicer, MD, CMD; Sharon Mead, MD, CMD and Jonathan M. Evans, MD, CMD writing for the AMDA Ethics Committee. Summary: The primary goal of this...
Resolution B04 Becomes Policy March 2005 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, AMDA encourage the adoption of the Centers for Disease Control guidelines on the use of alcohol-based hand rubs in long term care settings.
Position Statement E05 Becomes Policy March 2005 For the purposes of this statement, AMDA defines video surveillance as direct electronic visualization of a person or persons and/or events, either real time or for future review by any type of device...
Resolution B06 Becomes Policy March 2006 BE IT RESOLVED that AMDA support the mission and purpose of the White House Conference on Aging; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that AMDA specifically endorse the following WHCoA resolutions as highly relevant in...
Policy D12 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the House of Delegates and Board of Directors recognize James Pattee, MD, CMD, for his key contributions to AMDA-Dedicated to Long-Term Care Medicine and his unwavering dedication and support of its mission...
Policy G12 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine work with similarly concerned parties and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to address the apparent limitations of the recent Office of Inspector...
Policy B-13 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine advocate to the American Medical Association encouraging them to explore strategies for how to best improve access to, and the availability of, high-quality...
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...