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Synopsis of Federal Regulations in the Nursing Facility: Implications for Attending Physicians and Medical Directors is an indispensable resource tool for medical directors, attending physicians, and other post-acute and long-term care practitioners...
This session will identify the top survey TAGs over the past year and effective clinical strategies to address them. It will give practitioners and medical directors details about the specific aspects of care that get facilities cited, with actual...
This full-day session will focus on the curricular underpinnings for post-acute and long-term care medicine. The role of simulation as an educational modality will be highlighted as will the use of components of the INTERACT program for...
The #thickenedliquidchallenge emerged this Spring on social media, initiated by the GeriPal blog to raise awareness for patients who have swallowing difficulties. We challenge you to come to this session and take the #thickenedliquidchallenge and...
The 3Ds: Delirium, Dementia and Depression Pocket Guide As the population ages, many adults will suffer one or more of the 3Ds: Delirium, Dementia and Depression. At times, these symptoms overlap and occur simultaneously. Recognize the difference...
Session Summary In this session, sponsored by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM), board members will discuss oversight of the medical staff. Experienced Certified Medical Directors will describe the responsibility...
This session is based upon the White Paper being prepared by the AMDA Transitions of Care Committee on the role of dementia in increasing unnecessary hospital re-admissions and poorer outcomes for those residents. The role of the skilled nursing...
The use of social media in health care is a powerful emerging phenomenon. Use remains generally elusive among practitioners of post-acute and long-term care (PALTC). Despite this, there is still an ongoing online conversation regarding PALTC. In...
This session will discuss the concept of value based medicine (VBM), how the post-acute/long-term care (PALTC) practitioner will be affected by it, and how to utilize VBM to improve patient care. VBM initially was designed as an outpatient concept...
This session explores the care of the nursing home resident who elects the Medicare Hospice benefit. Participants will receive information about resources available to educate and train medical and entity staffs. Speakers: Alva S. Baker, III, MD,...