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Resolution D97 Becomes Policy February 1997 The American Medical Directors Association recommends that each nursing facility should have available an ethics mechanism to assist medical directors, attending physicians, residents, families and...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution H97 Becomes Policy February 1997 AMDA resolves to actively support the responsibility of the LTC physician to decline, when appropriate, adjunctive treatments and services in the facility without recrimination.
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Resolution L97 Becomes Policy September 1998 AMDA resolves that managed care organizations covering patient stays in long term care facilities, including subacute care admissions, should coordinate with the facility access for their patients to...
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Resolution A98 Becomes Policy March 1998 AMDA resolves to work to promulgate clinical practice guidelines for pain control in long term care; and through the AMDA Foundation support education and research in pain management in long term care...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution B98 Becomes Policy March 1998 RESOLVED: That AMDA recommend a quality of care standard for those who provide medical services and consultation to residents of skilled and intermediate long term care facilities, to provide legible copies...
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Resolution E98 Becomes Policy March 1998 Ethical issues are part of everyday life in long term care settings. They include respecting individual rights and privacy in an institutional setting, issues of autonomy in states of dependency, informed...
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Resolution E02 Becomes Policy March 2002 AMDA resolves to support, as policy, that nursing facility residents be free from second-hand smoke.
Resolution and Position Statements
Policy F12 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA-Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine refer to its Public Policy Committee the changes to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Face-to-Face Requirements for Home Care Certification to be...
Resolution and Position Statements
Policy A-14 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, AMDA—Dedicated to Long-Term Care Medicine support treating e-cigarettes as tobacco products with the subsequent restrictions inherent with all tobacco products within post-acute and long-term care facilities;...
Small changes may go unnoticed unless the caregiver knows what to look for and what to report. This knowledge can help the primary care practitioner take better care of the older adult. Missing small changes and not reporting them may cause problems...