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Resolution I17 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED , that AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, due to foreseeable unintended litigation and regulatory consequences, oppose the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel recommended change...
March 21, 2017
While medical directors have overall responsibility for resident care in nursing facilities, their roles are inevitably intertwined with survey findings and any ensuing legal actions, whether from CMS or collateral legal quarters. Additionally, both...
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,...
This session will review the newly released Clinical Practice Guidelines for Pressure Ulcers. Topics will include prevention, treatment, nutritional aspects of care, and risk management.
This session will present a current overview of pressure ulcer care in the elderly across the continuum of care. The current nomenclature will be reviewed. Prevention and treatment modalities (offloading, dressings, surfaces) will be proposed...
The presentation will provide an innovative approach to using adverse events and the evaluation of them using root cause analysis, to optimize function and physical activity among residents, minimize the risk of delirium through mobilization, and...
Newly updated, the Pressure Ulcers and Other Wounds CPG now includes information regarding arterial and venous ulcers, in addition to pressure ulcers, as well as the new NPUAP staging terminology. Pressure ulcers and other wounds remain a major...
Policy B10 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA establish a position paper in regards to stage 3 or 4 pressure ulcers and death associated with falls preventability in the long-term care setting; AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that AMDA recommend to...