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February 13, 2017
Based on a number of queries from the field regarding the application of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) pneumococcal vaccination recommendations, AMDA-The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has...
February 3, 2017
Streptococcus pneumoniae persists as a major health threat to long-term care residents despite nation-wide efforts to encourage vaccinations, according to AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.
February 2, 2017
Despite broad-scale efforts to encourage vaccinations and preventive measures, streptococcus pneumoniae continues to pose a serious health threat in the U.S., particularly among adults 65 years and older, and others with specific risk factors. A new...
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,...
Caring for older adults with suspected infections presents challenges for post-acute/long-term care (PA/LTC) providers. This session will provide an update on management of positive urine cultures, pneumonia and C. difficile infections in PA/LTC...
Take the lead in initiating and implementing activities to address and prevent influenza and pneumococcal disease in LTC facilities. With this tool kit, you’ll: Learn how to boost vaccination compliance among both residents and staff; Find out what...