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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...
Resolution and Position Statements
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...
Resolution and Position Statements
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.,...
Resolution and Position Statements
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...
Resolution and Position Statements
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...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution A01 AMDA resolves to actively promote the formation of State Physician Advisory Boards to State Survey Agencies, which can respond to both local and national concerns. Their goals may include reviewing policy implementation, monitoring...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution C06 BE IT RESOLVED that AMDA urge Congress to reinstate funding for Title VII, sections 753 (a), (b), and (c), geriatric education programs, namely Geriatric Education Centers, Geriatric Training for Physicians, Dentists and Behavioral/...
For Kendra Sheppard, MD, MSPH, CMD, AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) is as important as a comfortable pair of shoes on a long walk or a good night’s sleep before a grueling trip. Her membership prepares her,...