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This session will focus on the collaborative and interdisciplinary nature of improving the quality of care and life for PA/LTC residents. It will feature presentations by the 2015 AMDA Foundation Quality Improvement (QI) award winners on topics...
The Seniors Quality Leap Initiative (SQLI) is a collaborative established in 2011 of 12 long-term care facilities in Canada and the United States with the goals to improve quality of care and patient safety by sharing performance data and specific...
This session presents 12-15 articles published in the past year which have the potential to impact the practice of medicine and the processes of care for frail elders in the continuum of care. All articles are chosen and critically appraised by...
This session will integrate state-of-the-art information regarding the need for and use of digital competence in PA/LTC manner in which this benefits the provider and stakeholders, suggestions for use in clinical settings, and hands-on experience...
This session will review the positive outcomes of an effective advance care planning program across the long-term care continuum that leverages innovative and nationally recognized tools and resources. Participants will be able to employ new...
Individualized music is defined as music which has been integrated into the person's life and is based on personal preference. Personalized music is proving itself as a way to generate a variety of therapeutic outcomes in long-term care,...
March 20, 2016
Dr. Steinberg writes about AMDA and the National Day of Recognition for Long-Term Care Physicians: I am blessed to have a job I love. Depending on what kind of mood I am in, I may tell people I am a SNFologist, a nursing home doctor, a...
This book addresses current issues surrounding hospital readmissions and the practice of post-acute and long-term care (PA/LTC). Thoroughly updated, the Second Edition of this practical pocket guide presents new regulations governing these services...
This session will use an interactive workshop format to teach the reporting process of suspected elder mistreatment and neglect in a variety of clinical settings including community, residential care facilities (eg. ALF), and long-term care (LTC)...
February 2, 2016
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recently released their position statement, "Management of Diabetes in Long-Term Care and Skilled Nursing Facilities," and AMDA President Dr. Nsushira Pandya, MD, CMD, was a co-author. "This position statement...