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Resolution and Position Statements
Statement H02 Becomes Policy March 2002 Summary The primary focus of this statement is to: Expand upon AMDA's 2000 position on minimum staffing standards in nursing homes (AMDA House of Delegates Resolution A00); Affirm the value of direct...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution N02 Becomes Policy March 2002 AMDA resolves to support the California Medical Association's resolution at the AMA House of Delegates promoting geriatrics CME training for physicians caring for the elderly in long term care facilities.
Resolution and Position Statements
Position Statement G03 Becomes Policy March 2003 The American Medical Directors Association is the professional association of medical directors and physicians practicing in the long term care continuum, dedicated to excellence in patient care by...
Resolution and Position Statements
Position Statement H03 Becomes Policy March 2003 The American Medical Directors Association has demonstrated a longstanding concern to improve the quality of End of Life care in our nation's skilled nursing facilities and throughout long-term care...
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 of this...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution A04 Becomes Policy January 2004 BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA's Board of Directors commission a White Paper on the Ethical and Professional Responsibilities of the Long Term Care Physician Providing Expert Witness; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution B04 Becomes Policy March 2005 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, AMDA encourage the adoption of the Centers for Disease Control guidelines on the use of alcohol-based hand rubs in long term care settings.
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution C04 Becomes Policy March 2004 BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA consider the creation of a subsection for PACE primary care. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the AMDA Board of Directors submit a request to the American Medical Directors Certification...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution B05 Becomes Policy March 2005 THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that at the annual House of Delegates meeting, under the agenda item OLD BUSINESS, a report shall be given by the Chair of the House of Delegates discussing the status of...
Resolution and Position Statements
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 of device...