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This session will consist of a moderator and panelists representing a skilled care provider, managed care organization (MCO) payer, physician group taking risk for use of high acuity services and, a provider of a clinical program, and services...
This program will outline the requirements and describe the integration of Medication Therapy Management (MTM) services into care planning of long-term care residents. Through collaboration, pharmacists, nurses, and physicians can improve care for...
Successful communication is key to interprofessional collaborative practice. This session will use an interactive workshop format to teach interprofessional communication skills and techniques for successful communication such as SBAR, call-out,...
This session will provide nursing home clinicians with the knowledge and skills for finding, downloading, installing, and using medical applications for smartphones and tablets.
Nearly every AMDA attendee has returned from the annual conference with one or more exciting new ideas to improve care and quality at their facility(s). And most all of us have had the deflating experience of being unable to implement these changes...
This full-day session will focus on the curricular underpinnings for post-acute and long-term care medicine. The role of simulation as an educational modality will be highlighted as will the use of components of the INTERACT program for...
Session Summary Non-Physician Practitioners (NPPs) have more than doubled in the last two decades, yet given the population surge of older adults they are still an underutilized resource in the skilled nursing facility and long-term care. The...
Introduction “Person-directed care” is a philosophy that encourages both older adults and their caregivers to express choice and practice self-determination in meaningful ways at every level of daily life. Values that are essential to this...
April 14, 2015
AMDA–The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine and the AMDA Foundation honored three medical directors at AMDA’s recent annual meeting.
October 7, 2015
Thomas Lawrence, MD, CMD, System Medical Director of Geriatric Medicine and Long Term Care, Main Line Health (MLH), has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM).