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Resolution B95 Becomes Policy 1995 The American Medical Directors Association resolves to pursue a clarification of benefits to be offered in long term care settings; and be it further RESOLVED, that the definition of terminal illness be...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution D97 Becomes Policy February 1997 The American Medical Directors Association recommends that each nursing facility should have available an ethics mechanism to assist medical directors, attending physicians, residents, families...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution E98 Becomes Policy March 1998 Ethical issues are part of everyday life in long term care settings. They include respecting individual rights and privacy in an institutional setting, issues of autonomy in states of dependency,...
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Resolution E02 Becomes Policy March 2002 AMDA resolves to support, as policy, that nursing facility residents be free from second-hand smoke.
Resolution and Position Statements
Position Statement M03 Becomes Policy March 2003 Lisa Boult, MD, CMD; Bruce Dentler, MD, CMD; Ladislav Volicer, MD, CMD; Sharon Mead, MD, CMD and Jonathan M. Evans, MD, CMD writing for the AMDA Ethics Committee. Summary: The primary goal...
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Position Statement E05 Becomes Policy March 2005 For the purposes of this statement, AMDA defines video surveillance as direct electronic visualization of a person or persons and/or events, either real time or for future review by any type...
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Policy G12 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine work with similarly concerned parties and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to address the apparent limitations of the recent Office of...
Resolution and Position Statements
Policy A-14 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, AMDA—Dedicated to Long-Term Care Medicine support treating e-cigarettes as tobacco products with the subsequent restrictions inherent with all tobacco products within post-acute and long-term care...
Medicare defines medical necessity as a determination that a service is reasonable and necessary for the diagnosis or treatment of illness or injury. However, the use of this term in health care settings is controversial and often confusing...
AMDA has created a revolutionary set of easy-to-implement tools, called the Assisted Living Series. The series is used to assist caregivers in keeping older adults in the comfort and support of their surroundings, extending their personal life...