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Explore the field of post-acute and long-term care, with expert interviews, journal article reviews, innovations news, and more.

AMDA ON-THE-GO Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine

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Explore the field of post-acute and long-term care, with expert interviews, journal article reviews, innovations news, and more.

    JAMDA On-The-Go | September 2020

    JAMDA On-The-Go | September 2020

    Dr. Philip Sloane and Dr. Mallory Brown, Editors of JAMDA.
    References:
    "Preventive Antibiotic Use in Nursing Homes: A Not Uncommon Reason for Antibiotic Overprescribing", Philip D. Sloane MD, MPHa,b,*, Meera Tandan PhD a, Sheryl Zimmerman PhD, JAMDA, 9/2020.
    "Challenges in Tracking and Reporting Antibiotic Use in Long-Term Care" – by H. Edward Davidson PharmD, MPH and Robin L.P. Jump MD, PhD. JAMDA, 9/2020.
    "Leadership, Staff Empowerment, and the Retention of Nursing Assistants: Findings from a Survey of U.S. Nursing Homes." Authors: Clara Berridge PhD, MSWa, Julie Lima PhD, MPH, Margot Schwartz MPH, Christine Bishop PhD, Susan C. Miller PhD., JAMDA, 9/2020.
    "Number of Pregnancies and Trajectory of Frailty Index: English Longitudinal Study of Ageing", Authors: Gotaro Kojima PhD, Kohei Ogawa MD, PhD, Steve Iliffe FRCGP, Yu Taniguchi PhD, and Kate Walters PhD., JAMDA, 9/2020.
    Recorded on: 9/16/2020
    Available Credit: 0.25 CMD-Clinical

    • 26 min
    FMDA | Creating and Managing a COVID-19 Designated Unit

    FMDA | Creating and Managing a COVID-19 Designated Unit

    Special Guests: Connie Cheren, RN, MSW, LeadingAge Florida Clinical and Compliance Specialist; Dr. Karl Dhana, SVP Medical Affairs;  Robert Morin, Director of Facilities; Carmen Shell, SVP Health Center; and Stephen Shell, Risk Manager
    Host: Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD
    Special guests Connie Cheren, RN, MSW, LeadingAge Florida Clinical and Compliance Specialist; Dr. Karl Dhana, SVP Medical Affairs; Robert Morin, Director of Facilities; Carmen Shell, SVP Health Center; and Stephen Shell, Risk Manager, joined Dr. Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD, for this edition of FMDA's Journal Club.
    This session addressed: the steps to take when starting or improving a COVID-19 unit; identifying the major infection control, operational, and staffing features that should be included in the planning process; learning about initiatives to avoid staff burnout, stress, and fear of contracting the virus; identifying ways to use PPE more efficiently without compromising the safety of staff; and how the medical director can support the COVID-19 care team.
    Recorded: September 9, 2020
    Click here to view the September 9, 2020 Edition of the Journal Club
    Available Credit: 0.25 CMD-Clinical

    • 50 min
    Influenza Vaccination Fact Sheets

    Influenza Vaccination Fact Sheets

    Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP is a Professor in the Department of Organizational Systems and Adult Health at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, co-directs the Biology and Behavior Across the Lifespan Research Center of Excellence, holds the Sonya Ziporkin Gershowitz Chair in Gerontology, and does clinical work at Roland Park Place. Her research program is focused on optimizing function and physical activity and other health promoting behaviors among older adults and testing implementation of interventions in real world settings.  Dr. Resnick has over 250 published articles, numerous chapters in nursing and medical textbooks, and books on Restorative Care and Resilience. She is the editor of Geriatric Nursing, an associate editor and on editorial board for numerous journals.  She has held leadership positions in multiple organizations including Presidency of the American Geriatrics Society and the Gerontological Society of America and has been recognized for numerous national awards.  
    References:
    Flu Fact Sheets
    National Adult Vaccination Program Newsletters
    Recording Date: 8/27/2020
    Available Credit: 0.25 CMD-Clinical

    • 31 min
    JAMDA ON-THE-GO | AUGUST 2020

    JAMDA ON-THE-GO | AUGUST 2020

    Dr. Philip Sloane and Dr. Mallory Brown, Editors of JAMDA.
    References:
    James Alvin Low, et. al., "The Nuts and Bolts of Utilizing Telemedicine in Nursing Homes", JAMDA, 8/2020.
    Laura Fanning, et. al., "Safety and Effectiveness of Direct Oral Anticoagulants vs Warfarin in People With Atrial Fibrillation and Dementia", JAMDA, 8/2020.
    Zakia B. Shariff, et. al., "Does the Formulation of Oral Solid Dosage Forms Affect Acceptance and Adherence in Older Patients? A Mixed Methods Systematic Review", JAMDA 8/2020.
    Morgan J. Katz, et. al., "Respiratory Practices in the Long-term Care Setting: A Human Factors–Based Risk Analysis", JAMDA, 8/2020.
    Christine D. Jones, et. al., “What Would It Take to Transform Post-Acute Care?” 2019 Conference Proceedings on Re-envisioning Post-Acute Care, JAMDA, 8/2020.
    Available Credit:0.25 CMD-Clinical

    • 41 min
    AMDA ON-THE-HILL | COVID - 19 UPDATE | VOLUME XVI

    AMDA ON-THE-HILL | COVID - 19 UPDATE | VOLUME XVI

    Questions? Email Alex at abardakh@paltc.org
    References:
    AMDA Opposed to Cuts to SNF Visits in Proposed CY2021 Physician Fee Schedule – Will be Catastrophic to PALTC Practices and Cause Severe Shortage in Access to Care for America’s Seniors
     AMDA COVID-19 Page 
    David A. Nace Appointed to CMS Coronavirus Commission for Safety and Quality in Nursing Homes
    AMDA Telehealth Page
    CMS Issues Proposed Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Proposed Rules; Changes to Telehealth Services Included
    Senate Leadership Introduces New COVID Relief Package; Includes Nursing Home Support

    • 11 min
    FMDA | Pharmaceutical Updates and Emerging Research

    FMDA | Pharmaceutical Updates and Emerging Research

    Special guest Dana Saffel, PharmD, DPh, CGP, FASCP, joins host Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD, for the this edition of FMDA’s Journal Club. This session examines: emerging pharmaceutical research regarding treatments and vaccinations, current medications being utilized for the management of COVID-19 both in acute and subacute settings, compassionate medication use including how to address conflicting research, and insights into how we should be working with consultant pharmacists in our facilities.
    Click here to access the PowerPoint Slides
    Recording Date: 08/12/2020
    Available Credit: 0.25 CMD-Clinical

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