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Transition of Care Management

Know-it-All™ in the PALTC & Assisted Living Settings Series

AMDA’s Know-It-AllTM system is designed to maximize quality care and avoid unnecessary emergency room visits and hospitalizations. Users of the system also state that it enhances teamwork and mutual respect, and the resident ultimately benefits. In short everyone on the team has to be educated, involved, a...
Transition of Care Management

Know-It-All™ When You’re Called Diagnosing System

A one-of-a-kind, 200-plus page guide on change of conditions for attending practitioners. Content is organized alphabetically by condition and includes the specific data they should be receiving from the nurse, suggested geriatric diagnoses related to the information given, what the follow-up should be for...
Assisted Living Series

Medication Management Part II: For Caregivers

This guide will help caregivers learn skills and steps that can be used to better manage residents' medications. Caregivers will be able to talk about medications with their residents, family members, and primary care practioners. Learning how to manage medications can

Multidisciplinary Medication Management Manual

Medication management is an important part of quality care in the post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) setting. Despite the best efforts of dedicated practitioners and interdisciplinary team leaders, however, it is difficult to eliminate medication errors and adverse drug events. Medication errors endange...
Long Term Care Information Series

Oral Health in the Long-Term Care Setting

A wealth of epidemiological evidence demonstrates that the oral health status of post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) patients is poor and that the oral care provided in the PALTC setting can be greatly improved. An equally abundant body of evidence supports the view that diseases of the oral cavity contr...
Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG)

Osteoporosis and Fracture Prevention CPG

The aging process, the postmenopausal state, low calcium intake, lack of physical activity, and other risk factors predispose the elderly to low bone mass. Most elderly nursing facility patients have age-related changes in bones, resulting in a lower than normal bone mass. This tool will guide the physicia...
Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG)

Pain Management 2021 CPG

This package includes the Pain Management Clinical Practice Guideline, and the Pain Management Pocket Guide. The CPG provides a foundation for a systematic approach to the recognition, assessment, treatment and monitoring of pain in PALTC care patients. It addresses common questions related to pain mana...
CPG Implementation Series

Pain Management CPG, Implementation Manual, PM Pocket Guide

This implementation manual delineates a systematic, well-planned implementation process for implementing the Pain Management Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG). It is designed to assist physicians, nurses and advanced practitioners to support evidence-based clinical and management decision-making. It is int...
CPG Teachling Slides

Pain Management in the PALTC Setting Teaching for CNAs

These teaching slides on Pain Management emphasizes how the CNA is often the first member of the IDT to recognize a patient in pain. With an easy to understand methods that are utilized by nursing staff of recognition, assessment, treatment and monitoring, the CNA can utilize the different pain scales to h...