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Resolution G17 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED , that AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long Term Medicine adopt as policy the following: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain...
February 19, 2017
In March, an influential group of medical providers, AMDA — The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, will tackle the issue at its annual conference. Cari Levy, the group’s vice president, will offer a “Marijuana 101” lesson on the...
June 13, 2016
Pain should be removed as a "fifth vital sign" and management of pain should not be used in official quality measures, delegates testified Sunday at the American Medical Association's (AMA) annual meeting here.
This is Domain IV of V of AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine's Competencies Curriculum for Attending Physicians Practicing in Post-Acute and Long Term Care . See below for information on content included in Domain IV,...
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 will present succinct overviews of practical approaches to communication, advance care planning, and assessment and control of pain and other distressing symptoms experienced by patients in post-acute and long-term care. This session...
This session will give medical practitioners and the interdisciplinary team (IDT) the knowledge to understand and address the challenges of pain control in transitions from the acute care settings. Presenters will discuss how to optimize and...
June 19, 2014
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine recently submitted 22 Pain Management Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) Implementation Measures to the National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (NQMC) database. Quality...