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July 15, 2016
According to a survey conducted by the AMDA - the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, only about a quarter of assisted-living facilities have policies on intimacy and sexual behavior in place.
June 29, 2016
The long-term care population has grown more diverse in age and ethnicity over recent decades, according to new research published in JAMDA: The Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.
This session will address several hidden dangers of dementia in the nursing home setting including smoking, dysphagia, and use of antipsychotic medications. We will discuss available assessment tools and risk stratification methods, which are...
The Seniors Quality Leap Initiative (SQLI) is a collaborative established in 2011 of 12 long-term care facilities in Canada and the United States with the goals to improve quality of care and patient safety by sharing performance data and specific...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution J-16 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED , that AMDA-The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine create a White Paper to address policies around the provision of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in nursing homes and education...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution H-16 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED , that AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine recognize and support the important role that family caregivers play; AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED , that AMDA support policies and...
NOTICE: AMDA’s physical office is closed due to COVID-19; therefore all hard copy product shipments are on hold. However, included electronic copies are available immediately upon purchase. We will update the website when shipping is available again...
This session will identify key components of an effective patient safety program in long-term and post-acute care, both generally and specifically for medical directors and the interdisciplinary team. It will discuss the use of trigger tools and...
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...
This presentation will describe the seven elements of the Patient-Centered Medical Home model (PCMH) and how these elements parallel principals of care in the Nursing Home. Comparison and contrast will be presented by a family physician seeing...