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This session will present Emotional Intelligence (EI) as a tool for improving team performance, and interprofessional collaborative practice behaviors. Discussion of EI will enable the professional to integrate behaviors into their daily routine,...
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...
Regulations require each nursing facility to have a Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI)Program. Successful programs include the involvement of every member of the interdisciplinary team (IDT). The medical director is responsible for...
AMDA has launched a Quality Prescribing Campaign in response to CMS's Call to Action: Raising Awareness for Reducing Adverse Events (ADE) in Nursing Homes. This session will focus on raising awareness specifically directed toward adverse drug events...
This session will explore the issues of safely reducing hospitalizations and infections, specifically Clostridium difficile (C. diff) using case studies. We'll walk through the Advancing Excellence Circle of Success (a quality improvement model) and...
AMDA’s Know-It-All TM system is designed to maximize quality care and avoid unnecessary emergency room visits and hospitalizations. Users of the system also state that it enhances teamwork and mutual respect, and the resident ultimately benefits. In...
A one-of-a-kind, 200-plus page guide on change of conditions for attending practitioners. Content is organized alphabetically by condition and includes the specific data they should be receiving from the nurse, suggested geriatric diagnoses related...
A series of data collection cards intended to help nursing staff physically evaluate patients and collect relevant medical history and related medical record data before notifying a practitioner about a resident’s change in condition. This allows...
Medication management is an important part of quality care in the post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) setting. Despite the best efforts of dedicated practitioners and interdisciplinary team leaders, however, it is difficult to eliminate medication...