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This session will focus on the collaborative and interdisciplinary nature of improving the quality of care and life for PALTC residents. It will feature presentations by the 2015 AMDA Foundation Quality Improvement (QI) award winners on topics...
This session will integrate state-of-the-art information regarding the need for and use of digital competence in PALTC manner in which this benefits the provider and stakeholders, suggestions for use in clinical settings, and hands-on experience for...
This session will review the positive outcomes of an effective advance care planning program across the long-term care continuum that leverages innovative and nationally recognized tools and resources. Participants will be able to employ new...
This session will present the significant issues involved with mood disorders in long-term care. We will discuss the prevalence, impact, differential diagnosis and the diagnostic pearls of mood disorders in late-life. There will be a short...
The Seniors Quality Leap Initiative (SQLI) is a collaborative established in 2011 of 12 long-term care facilities in Canada and the United States with the goals to improve quality of care and patient safety by sharing performance data and specific...
March 20, 2016
Dr. Steinberg writes about AMDA and the National Day of Recognition for Long-Term Care Physicians: I am blessed to have a job I love. Depending on what kind of mood I am in, I may tell people I am a SNFologist, a nursing home doctor, a...
NOTICE: AMDA’s physical office is closed due to COVID-19; therefore all hard copy product shipments are on hold. However, included electronic copies are available immediately upon purchase. We will update the website when shipping is available again...
This session will use an interactive workshop format to teach the reporting process of suspected elder mistreatment and neglect in a variety of clinical settings including community, residential care facilities (eg. ALF), and long-term care (LTC)...
February 2, 2016
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recently released their position statement, "Management of Diabetes in Long-Term Care and Skilled Nursing Facilities," and AMDA President Dr. Nsushira Pandya, MD, CMD, was a co-author. "This position statement...
AMDA Board of Directors President 2016-2017 Susan M. Levy, MD, CMD, AGSF, wants patients and their families to start asking their nursing homes and other facilities if their medical director is an AMDA Certified Medical Director (CMD). “It’s also...