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Resolution and Position Statements
Policy F-13 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine and its state affiliate chapters support and work with appropriate parties towards creating an exemption for physicians prescribing pain medication in nursing home...
Resolution and Position Statements
Policy I-13 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine Board of Directors create a task force to develop a social media policy relevant to long term care.
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 facilities;...
Resolution and Position Statements
Policy C-14 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) initiate discussions with hospital and hospitalist organizations to make them aware of the need for appropriately written prescriptions for controlled...
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Policy D-14 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine and its state chapters promote the Physician's Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Paradigm by supporting education about, dissemination and appropriate...
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Policy E-14 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine investigate the current availability of and work with appropriate stakeholders to help develop ideal bidirectional electronic message and document exchanges (i.e.,...
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Policy F-14 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) work with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and other stakeholders to address the issue of appropriate use of Quality Indicators in the...
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Policy G-14 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine develop mechanisms to create, aggregate and promote easy access to existing and new practical tools for use in the post-acute and long-term care continuum.
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Policy H-14 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine support the autonomy of individual prescribers which allows medical treatment plans with potentially Beers Criteria inappropriate medications when benefits outweigh...
Resolution and Position Statements
Policy F10 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA confirm its support of American Medical Association policy D-360.993 entitled “Recognition of the ‘Nurse as Agent’ of the Prescriber in Long Term Care Settings” which states “Our AMA will urge the US...