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June 30, 2022
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join As diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) issues made headlines across the country in 2020, the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine was genuinely concerned. “We wondered how we could make a positive...
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June 22, 2022
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Peter Jaggard, MD, CMD, medical director of Westminster Place-Presbyterian Homes in Evanston, IL, is truly a physician in the mold of Dr. James Pattee, the father of AMDA’s Core Curriculum in Medical Direction. Dr...
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June 15, 2022
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Empowering and nurturing nurses to be team leaders is key to creating a culture that attracts and builds strong clinical teams; and this can’t wait. As Katherine Evans, DNP, said during a recent AMDA On-The-Go...
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June 8, 2022
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join “In long-term care facilities, 90% of residents have some hearing loss. This affects their health, quality of life, how they interact with staff, and much more,” says Kathryn Dowd, AuD. Yet, she notes, adequate...
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June 1, 2022
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join If you have an idea for a program session at AMDA’s PALTC23 Annual Conference—which is being held March 9-12 in Tampa, FL—Verna Sellers, MD, CMD, and her colleagues want to hear it by the July 19 deadline. “We want...
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May 26, 2022
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Allison Villegas, PA-C, is the first physician assistant (PA) on the AMDA Board, serving as a House of Delegates representative. Honored to have this distinction, she says, “I look forward to bringing a different...
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May 18, 2022
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Like other care settings, assisted living facilities (ALFs) have struggled mightily during the pandemic. Moving forward, there is much to learn from their challenges, their best practices and successes, and their...
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May 11, 2022
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join “Being on the AMDA board has been the opportunity of a lifetime,” says new Society Secretary Leslie Eber, MD, CMD, who is an attending physician and medical director in Colorado. “It has given me the opportunity to...
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May 4, 2022
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join When Michael Wasserman, MD, CMD, found out that he was the recipient of the 2022 William Dodd Founder’s Award for Distinguished Service, he felt the presence not only of Dr. Dodd but of his many colleagues. He says...
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April 27, 2022
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join What do your certified nursing assistants (CNAs) want you to know? This was the topic of a recent AMDA On-The-Go podcast. Guests Lori Porter, CEO and co-founder of the National Association of Health Care Assistants...