Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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A team of nationally recognized long-term care researchers from Brown University led by Stefan Gravenstein, MD, MPH, CMD, in collaboration with Insight Therapeutics, is conducting a study on COPD in nursing facilities. The study hopes to collect...
The complete set of pocket guides describes the critical decision points in the management of common conditions found in the PALTC population and incorporates current information and best practices for use by practitioners in a convenient and easy...
New COPD Pocket Guide The sooner patients are identified as having chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the better. So why not provide practitioners with a quick and easy tool to recognize these individuals at admission? That was the...
The COPD Management Pocket Guide provides a quick reference to the recognition, assessment, treatment, and monitoring of COPD, with information adapted from the GOLD initiative for chronic obstructive lung disease. The pocket guide also includes an...
This package includes the COPD Management Clinical Practice Guideline, and the COPD Management Pocket Guide. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is currently the third leading cause of death in the United States. COPD caused an estimated...
December 15, 2016
--Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Sunovion) announced today a collaboration with AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, the only medical specialty society representing the community of over 50,000 medical directors, physicians...
This is Domain IV of V of AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine's Competencies Curriculum for Attending Physicians Practicing in Post-Acute and Long Term Care . See below for information on content included in Domain IV,...
Chronic conditions such as diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and heart failure are prevalent in the PALTC setting. This workshop will discuss the recently updated clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) developed to improve the...
This program will outline the requirements and describe the integration of Medication Therapy Management (MTM) services into care planning of long-term care residents. Through collaboration, pharmacists, nurses, and physicians can improve care for...