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This webinar includes information associated with new evidence based findings around falls and falls prevention interventions. Additionally, this webinar delineates the ways in which to effectively implement the AMDA Falls Clinical Practice...
This presentation explores the care of two common problems encountered by the nursing home resident - urinary incontinence and constipation. The presenter will highlight behavioral (or non-pharmacological) approaches in management, primarily...
This implementation manual delineates a systematic, well-planned implementation process for implementing the AMDA Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) for Heart Failure. It is designed to assist physicians, nurses, and advanced practitioners to support...
This implementation manual delineates a systematic, well-planned implementation process for implementing the Pain Management Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG). It is designed to assist physicians, nurses and advanced practitioners to support...
Urinary incontinence is one of the most common conditions among residents of post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) facilities, affecting about 55% of all such residents. The prevalence of urinary incontinence increases with age. Women are affected...
Transitions of care involves the movement of a patient between care settings and the transfer of information with them to facilitate a seamless continuum of care and to enable patients’ wishes to be followed - no matter where in the continuum of...
Survivors of an acute stroke who are transferred to a PALTC facility need a multidisciplinary assessment and treatment plan that lowers risk for post-stroke complications, helps to optimize physical and cognitive function, and reduces the risk of...
Sleep problems are common among residents of post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) facilities. Data suggests that age-related sleep changes, medical conditions common among older people, medications that affect sleep, substance use, and factors...
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...
Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a progressive, degenerative neurologic disorder. Although there is no known cure for PD, treatment can often prolong the patient’s life, improve mobility and function, and enhance dignity and quality of life. Early...