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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...
AMDA has launched a Quality Prescribing Campaign in response to CMS's Call to Action: Raising Awareness for Reducing Adverse Events (ADE) in Nursing Homes. This session will focus on raising awareness specifically directed toward adverse drug events...
This session is mainly based on the new clinical practice guideline of heart failure in long-term care setting. It has three components. First, introduce the process of developing and grading clinical practice guideline in treating heart failure in...
The University of Louisville Department of Family Medicine and Geriatrics provides care and medical directors for multiple skilled facilities, intermediate care facilities, assisted living facilities, and personal care residents. One of our missions...
Two pieces from the Assisted Living Series: Medication Management Part I: Operations Level , and Medication Management Part II: For Caregivers . Hard Copy Electronic Copy Member $126 $100 Non-Member $169 $135 img { float: left; margin: 15px 20px...
Nursing home providers are under increasing pressure to avoid pharmacologic management of behavioral symptoms. This case-based webinar is designed to teach role play as technique for identifying etiology of behavioral symptoms among long-term care...
January 27, 2015
AMDA–The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has recommended sub-topics within three of the four previously identified areas of focus for the upcoming White House Conference on Aging
March 2, 2015
Diabetes affects as many as one-third of patients in long-term care; however, due to the wide range of comorbidities and individual medical goals among this population, a single, standard treatment approach is not always the best response.
April 21, 2015
Treating all elderly people in the U.S. with lipid-lowering drugs would result in 8 million additional statin users and prevent 68,000 deaths from coronary heart disease, assuming the treatment caused no harm, researchers reported.
April 24, 2015
The notion that a hospital remains the safest place for old patients dies hard. Many families still believe their aging relatives belong in a hospital when they’re ailing. But 20-plus years of research have documented the risks of hospitalization...