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Session Summary In 2012, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Innovation Center (CMMI), in partnership with the Medicare/Medicaid Coordination Office, funded a project in seven sites to improve the quality of care for residents in...
This session will present an overview of clinical care of the aging adult with developmental disabilities. The presenter will summarize the epidemiology of aging and developmental disability, propose a clinical approach to care tailored to this...
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...
This presentation will describe the seven elements of the Patient-Centered Medical Home model (PCMH) and how these elements parallel principals of care in the Nursing Home. Comparison and contrast will be presented by a family physician seeing...
February 22, 2016
AMDA Board of Directors member Karl Steinberg, MD, CMD, authors a blog on a new Dartmouth Atlas Project, "Our Parents, Ourselves," which discusses the aging population and its health concerns across the U.S., especially around end-of-life care. He...
February 24, 2016
Money might not guarantee happiness, but it could buy you physical health in older age, a study published in JAMDA reports. Dr Paul Gardiner, a Research Fellow with UQ's Centre for Research in Geriatric Medicine, looked at the relationship between...
February 15, 2016
Zachary Palace, MD, CMD, winner of the AMDA Foundation 2015 Quality Improvement Health Outcomes Award, talks about an innovative breakthrough technology that “invisibly” and accurately tracks patients with no wires. The solution aimed to assist...
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Introduction “Person-directed care” is a philosophy that encourages both older adults and their caregivers to express choice and practice self-determination in meaningful ways at every level of daily life. Values that are essential to this...
This program will present the tools necessary for implementing a successful antipsychotic reduction program. Non-pharmacological interventions are the mainstay of therapy, and a strategy of staff and family education, along with a willingness to try...
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...