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Position On Staffing Standards In Long Term Care

August 10, 2022

This updates HOD Resolution of 2000 and AMDA Staffing Statement of 2002

Abbreviations: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS)PractitionersCertified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Allied Health Professionals, Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician’s Assistant (PA), Physician


The primary focus of this statement is to:

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April 7, 2022
Contact: Ellen Mullally

Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine applauds the many recommendations included in yesterday’s National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Report, The National Imperative to Improve Nursing Home Quality: Honoring Our Commitment to Residents, Families and Staff.

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