AMDA ON-THE-GO

FMDA COVID-19 Impact: Today & Tomorrow

Join our host, Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD, for FMDA's first Journal Club session of 2021, COVID-19 Impact: Today & Tomorrow.

Our learning objectives for this session were:

    1. Provide an in-depth State of the State for COVID-19 impact in the US and in Florida
    2. Review rates of infection and strategies around identifying the new variant strain of COVID-19
    3. Discuss Florida’s vaccination strategy and goals for achieving vaccination targets
    4. Review the challenges we have seen around vaccine aversion and the ongoing opportunity to build vaccine confidence
    5. Provide insight into the healthcare disparities seen within our nursing facilities and geriatric populations as it relates to COVID-19 infection rates and outcomes

 

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Recorded on 1/13/2021

Available Credit 0.25 CMD-Clinical

JAMDA On-The-Go | 12/13/2021

Dr. Philip Sloane, Dr. Mallory Brown, Editors of JAMDA, and special guest, Dr. Joshua Nisnik.

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Recorded on 1/13/2021

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CMDA | MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY TREATMENTS

Dr. Eric France, Chief Medical Officer of CDPHE will give an overview of Bamlinivimab and Regeneron, including operation Warp Speed’s new program Speed to shunt a large number of doses to LTC pharmacies for use in LTC, what the data shows so far about when to use it on whom, a high level overview of what is involved and hopefully we will have information available about where this could be accessed.  We intend to have input from Omnicare and Vivage to augment this presentation as well.

 

 

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https://covid19.colorado.gov/for-coloradans/wellness/covid-19-treatments

 https://www.ascp.com/page/mab?_zs=LXU1e1&_zl=51QJ7

Recording Date: 1/1/2021

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JAMDA On-The-Go | December 2020

Dr. Philip Sloane and Dr. Mallory Brown, Editors of JAMDA.

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Available Credit = 0.25 CMD-Clinical

 

AMDA-On-The-Hill Volume XVIII

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Recorded: 12/20/2020

FMDA | Building Vaccine Confidence

Presenter: Leslie Beth Eber, MD CMD

Host: Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD

Recorded: December 16, 2020

 

Join special guest, Leslie Eber, MD, CMD, and our host, Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD, for FMDA's last Journal Club session of 2020, COVID-19 Impact: Building Vaccine Confidence.

Our learning objectives for this session were:

  1. Discuss what we need to do to build Vaccine Confidence across the PALTC continuum, and review current strategies and guidance
  2. Provide an update around current vaccinations, Emergency Use Authorizations, and our next steps regarding vaccine distributions
  3. Review what we know now after initial vaccine administration in other countries
  4. Review the Vaccine pipeline and new updates regarding current and emerging therapeutics.
  5. Discuss the State and Federal Vaccination distribution plans and phases and how it impacts PALTC clinical providers

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 Recorded: 12/16/2020
Available Credit: 0.25 CMD-Clinical

FMDA | COVID-19 Impact: Headwinds

Presenter: Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD

This episode describes current clinical trends and the differences that we are seeing with this current surge in cases, discusses recent clinical updates and relevant literature regarding vaccinations and monoclonal antibodies, reviews what we now know about COVID-19, it's manifestations, and the impact that we are seeing months later, and discusses ongoing facility preparedness, immunity, and revisits the plans to distribute the vaccine in our facilities.

Recording Date: 12/02/2020

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CMDA | Covid-19 Vaccine Overview

Dr. Gregory Gahm provides an overview of the rapidly evolving Covid vaccine situation and provide a summary of current data about the first 2 vaccines.

Recorded: 12/3/2020

Available Credit: 0.25 CMD-Clinical

FMDA | COVID-19 Impact: Navigating the Potholes

Join special guest, Alfonso Gonzalez-Rodriguez, MD, as he joins our host, Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD, for this episode of FMDA’s Journal Club, COVID-19 Impact: Navigating the Potholes.

This episode reviews the latest stats and trends impacting our facilities during this pandemic, provides clinical updates and reviews relevant clinical literature, discusses operationalizing state and national guidance in our facilities, addresses the changes to our clinical providers workflow, and describes solutions and strategies implemented by our clinicians on the front lines.

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Recording Date:  11/04/2020

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AOTG: State Chapter Involvement & Engagement

Eber,%20Leslie%20-%20Photo%202-2019.pngLeslie Eber, MD., CMD, is the co-investigator for 2 CCTSI community engagement grants entitled “The Colorado Long Term Care Research Partnership: A Community Partnership and Research Collaboration to Promote Health for Residents of Long Term Care Communities.” She is co–founder of the Long Term Care Stakeholder Advisory Board which evaluates and helps engage long term care communities in research. Dr. Eber is the current President of the Colorado Medical Directors Association.
She currently practices with Rocky Mountain Senior Care. With Rocky Mountain Senior Care their healing approach is to treat the “whole” person.  This means that, in addition to offering state of the art medical interventions appropriate to each individual, they embrace and honor all aspects of our patients – function, cognition, beliefs, emotions, spiritual and family relationships.  

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Recorded On: 11/23/2020

Available Credit: 0.25 CMD-Clinical

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