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IMPROVING OUTCOMES OF UTI TOOL KIT Implementing antibiotic stewardship programs in post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) settings is a major priority. This can be a daunting challenge, since many health care providers are uncertain where to start...
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,...
This session will discuss cutting-edge issues in infectious diseases as they pertain to older adults. Presenters will provide an overview of the nationwide catheter-associated urinary tract infection long-term care project (CAUTI-LTC) funded by the...
This presentation explores the care of two common problems encountered by the nursing home resident - urinary incontinence and constipation. The presenter will highlight behavioral (or non-pharmacological) approaches in management, primarily...
March 20, 2015
AMDA–The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine has released five additional medical tests and procedures that may be of questionable value to older Americans. The recommendations are issued to encourage discussion among physicians,...
March 22, 2015
AMDA — The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) is advising long-term caregivers against using indwelling urinary catheters to manage urinary incontinence — one of five common practices or tests that lack scientific evidence to...
Urinary incontinence is one of the most common conditions among residents of post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) facilities, affecting about 55% of all such residents. The prevalence of urinary incontinence increases with age. Women are affected...
July 18, 2014
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine recently submitted 21 Urinary Incontinence Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) Implementation Measures to the National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (NQMC) database. Quality...