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February 13, 2017
Based on a number of queries from the field regarding the application of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) pneumococcal vaccination recommendations, AMDA-The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has...
February 3, 2017
Streptococcus pneumoniae persists as a major health threat to long-term care residents despite nation-wide efforts to encourage vaccinations, according to AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.
February 2, 2017
Despite broad-scale efforts to encourage vaccinations and preventive measures, streptococcus pneumoniae continues to pose a serious health threat in the U.S., particularly among adults 65 years and older, and others with specific risk factors. A new...
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,...
Caring for older adults with suspected infections presents challenges for post-acute/long-term care (PALTC) providers. This session will provide an update on management of positive urine cultures, pneumonia and C. difficile infections in PALTC...
Take the lead in initiating and implementing activities to address and prevent influenza and pneumococcal disease in LTC facilities. With this tool kit, you’ll: Learn how to boost vaccination compliance among both residents and staff; Find out what...