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THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medical Association (PALTmed), encourages and facilitates clinicians to play an active role in educating and training facility staff and leadership regarding standardization of visual inspection practices with reference to terms and technique of skin assessment and ensure consistency among various clinical assessments. The Society should provide them tools to teach the standardized process and incorporate evaluation of facility practices. The role of the clinician in their educational sessions should include, but not limited to, identifying, and minimizing the knowledge gap and inclusivity in regard to representation of diverse skin tone.


Note: Effective August 13, 2024, AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is now Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medical Association (PALTmed).