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Resolution D94 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA work with the Drug Enforcement Administration to amend the Code of Federal Regulations to allow for pharmacy service providers to use medication orders from the patient’s chart in a place of an...
Resolution and Position Statements
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 H98-L Becomes Policy March 1998 AMDA resolves to bring this resolution to the American Medical Association's 1998 annual meeting. AMDA resolves to work with the Office of the Inspector General to better understand medication use in...
Resolution and Position Statements
RESOLUTION D07 BE IT RESOLVED, that the American Medical Directors Association request that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services amend the Medicare Conditions of Participation for hospitals to require a medication profile (that includes...
Resolution and Position Statements
Policy F-13 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine and its state affiliate chapters support and work with appropriate parties towards creating an exemption for physicians prescribing pain medication in nursing home...
Resolution and Position Statements
Policy C-14 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) initiate discussions with hospital and hospitalist organizations to make them aware of the need for appropriately written prescriptions for controlled...
Resolution and Position Statements
Policy H-14 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine support the autonomy of individual prescribers which allows medical treatment plans with potentially Beers Criteria inappropriate medications when benefits outweigh...
Resolution and Position Statements
Policy F10 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA confirm its support of American Medical Association policy D-360.993 entitled “Recognition of the ‘Nurse as Agent’ of the Prescriber in Long Term Care Settings” which states “Our AMA will urge the US...
Medication management is an important part of quality care in the post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) setting. Despite the best efforts of dedicated practitioners and interdisciplinary team leaders, however, it is difficult to eliminate medication...
Antithrombotic therapy represents the mainstay of treatment and preventive measures in patients with atherothrombotic diseases. Both the incidence and prevalence of these diseases increase with age. Patients residing in the post-acute and long-term...