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January 20, 2022
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join “It’s easy to lose sleep about something that is going on with family members,” said Moderator Richard Juman, PsyD, at the beginning of Self-Compassion and Emotional Resilience for Working with Families. In this...
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January 14, 2022
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join At a time when health-care professionals are facing unprecedented challenges, empathy is essential but sometimes hard to muster. François Beausoleil, a veteran Cirque de Soleil musician who teaches/coaches...
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January 6, 2022
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join There has been a great deal of talk about staffing levels in nursing homes and other settings, as well as much confusion and controversy. If you ask 10 different people about this issue, you might get 10 different...
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December 22, 2021
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Earlier this year, AMDA was approved for funding through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop and implement strategies to increase vaccination rates among...
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December 17, 2021
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Rollin Wright, MD, chair of AMDA’s Annual Conference Program Planning Subcommittee, could offer dozens of reasons why everyone should attend PALTC22 in Baltimore, MD, or digitally March 10-13, 2022. Here are five:...
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December 8, 2021
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join AMDA created Healing Together—including resources and webinars—to address the grief and trauma we’re all feeling in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Richard Juman, MD, opened the most recent webinar in the series...
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December 1, 2021
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join The opportunity to broadly share best practices while receiving validation for hard work is the rare kind of win-win recipients of the Choosing Wisely ® Champion award get. As 2021 Award Winner Sabine von Preyss-...
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November 18, 2021
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join There are many reasons to be an AMDA member—discounts on the Annual Conference, free webinars, the clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) and other tools, advocacy and public policy activities, and on and on. However...
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November 10, 2021
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join An article in The New York Times (NYT) from September contained some alarming reports about antipsychotic medication use in nursing homes. A recent AMDA On-The-Go podcast, Another Reflection on Antipsychotic Use in...
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November 3, 2021
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join While post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) practitioners are still wrestling with COVID and bracing for flu season, other issues—such as pain management—require their attention. An AMDA webinar on November 10— No...