AMDA ON-THE-GO

Explore the field of post-acute and long-term care, with expert interviews, journal article reviews, innovations news, and more. Statements made by guests on this podcast are their own opinions and are not necessarily the positions of the Society. Speakers’ appearance on the program does not imply an endorsement of them, their views, or any entity they represent.

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6 days ago

Join panelists Eduardo Diaz, MD; Amina Dubuisson, DNP, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC; Karen Goldsmith, Esq.; Gregory A. Sullivan, MD; and your host, Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD; for this special episode of FMDA’s Journal Club, Best Practices for Applying the Baker Act in SNFs. Our learning objectives for this session were: Describe the nuances and complexities around Baker Acts in PALTC facilities. Define the roles that we play in executing Baker Acts in our PALTC facilities. Address the challenges that PALTC facilities and providers face with Baker Acting residents. Review legal and regulatory updates and challenges surrounding Baker Acts. Discuss the appropriate assessment and evaluation that should be conducted prior to initiating a Baker Act. Recorded: September 21, 2022 Panelists: Eduardo Diaz, MD; Amina Dubuisson, DNP, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC; Karen Goldsmith, Esq.; Gregory A. Sullivan, MD Hosted by: Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD   Available Credit: The American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) issues CMD credits for AMDA On-The-Go and affiliate podcast episodes as follows: Claim CMD Credit

Friday Sep 23, 2022

Alex Bardakh, the Society’s director of public policy and advocacy, shares the latest news from the nation’s capital. Resources - Tell Your Members of Congress to Support the Nursing Home Disclosure Act - Nursing homes would report medical director data to CMS under new bill - CMS Returning to Certain Pre-COVID-19 Policies in Long-term Care and Other Facilities - CMS Clarifies Use of Telehealth After Waivers Lifted  -AMDA On-The-Go: Boosters, Vaccines and More--COVID Update Questions? Email Alex at abardakh@paltc.org No credit is available for this program.

Wednesday Sep 21, 2022

Join special guest, Leonard R. Hock Jr., DO, MACOI, CMD, and our host, Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD, for this episode of FMDA's Journal Club, Resident Wishes: DNR, POLST, Advanced Care Planning, and More. Our learning objectives for this session were: Discuss current approaches to advance care planning. Revisit the value and limitations of do-not-resituate (DNR) orders. Describe the opportunities and challenges for Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) in Florida. Discuss the future state of advance care planning, palliative, and hospice care delivery. Recorded: August 31, 2022 Special Guest: Leonard R. Hock Jr., DO, MACOI, CMD Hosted by: Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD Available Credit: The American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) issues CMD credits for AMDA On-The-Go and affiliate podcast episodes as follows: Claim CMD Credit

Tuesday Sep 13, 2022

Title: “State Advocacy: Partnering with the State Medical Society” Jay Slotkin. MD, MPH, CMD is a board certified internist, geriatrician and certified medical director with over 40 years of clinical experience practicing as a medical director and attending physician in nursing homes and rehabilitation centers. He received his medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY and completed his residency training at George Washington University in Washington, DC. Following his residency training, he completed an MPH in Health Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before settling down in private practice on Long Island, NY. He has worked in many leadership roles including as President of the Medical Staff at Eastern Long Island Hospital. He has been a long-standing member of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) and has served as the Chair of the LTC Subcommittee since 2018. He is past president of the New York State Medical Directors Association (NYMDA) and serves as an active member of the policy committee. He is presently consulting with an ACO on how to collaborate with nursing homes and remains actively involved in education with medical students, residents, physician assistants and nurse practitioners as Clinical Associate Professor in Medicine at SUNY, Stony Brook, NY. Recording Date: August 11, 2022 Host: Carl J. “Christian” Bergman, MD, CMDGuest: Jay P Slotkin, MD, MPH, CMDState: New YorkAffiliation: New York State Medical Directors Association Available Credit: The American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) issues CMD credits for AMDA On-The-Go and affiliate podcast episodes as follows: Claim CMD Credit

Thursday Sep 08, 2022

Host:  Karl Steinberg MD, HMDC, CMD Guests: Philip Sloane MD, MPH; Mallory Brown, MD  Topics: Care of medical emergencies in older persons; CPR in the nursing home; and virtual versus face-to-face interactions References: Optimal Emergency Department Care Practices for Persons Living With Dementia: A Scoping Review Telemedicine for Older Adult Nursing Home Residents to Avoid Emergency Department Visits: The Experience of the NHTeleED Project in Maryland Comparing Virtual to In-Person Delivery of Continuing Medical Education in Dementia Care: Which Is Preferred? Nursing Home Versus Community Resuscitation After Cardiac Arrest: Comparative Outcomes and Risk Factors Available Credit: The American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) issues CMD credits for AMDA On-The-Go and affiliate podcast episodes as follows: Claim CMD Credit

Wednesday Aug 31, 2022

Jane Winston, MD, AAFP, CMD is a native of Wahpeton ND, and a graduate of the University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine and Health Sciences.  She completed an internship at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis MN, a family medicine residency program at the UND Family Practice Center in Fargo ND, and a geriatric fellowship at Sun Health/St. Joseph’s in Phoenix AZ. Dr. Winston is Board Certified in Family Medicine and holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatric Medicine.  She is a Certified Medical Director, and a Clinical Assistant Professor in Geriatrics and Family and Community Medicine at UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Winston retired from her geriatric medicine practice at Sanford Health in Fargo in 2020 just before the Covid-19 pandemic began.  As an advocate for age-friendly care for older adults, she volunteered and served on the North Dakota Medical Association Covid-19 Physician Advisory Group and the American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) Covid-19 State Task Force. In 2021 she was appointed to the AMDA State-Based Policy & Advocacy Subcommittee.  She is also a member of the Maricopa County Department of Public Health Medical Reserve Corp and serves as a volunteer vaccinator. She and her husband reside in Fargo ND and enjoy time away in the winter in Arizona. She has 3 stepdaughters and 4 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  Dr. Winston also enjoys reading, cooking, walking, yoga, and traveling. Recording Date: July 26, 2022 Host: Carl J. “Christian” Bergman, MD, CMD Guest: Jane Winston, M.D., A.A.F.P., C.M.D State: North Dakota Affiliation: North Central Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine Available Credit: The American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) issues CMD credits for AMDA On-The-Go and affiliate podcast episodes as follows: Claim CMD Credit

Wednesday Aug 31, 2022

August-September 2022 In this episode Karl Steinberg and Elizabeth Galik discuss the unfolding research on long COVID in older adults and long-term care residents, a model for behavioral health integration, human-animal interactions and intergenerational programs in nursing homes, and the link between breakfast protein quality and sarcopenia. Christine Kilgore, “Long COVID: The Pandemic’s Undocumented Long-Term Sequelae:” https://bit.ly/3psgEul Leah Watson, “Behavioral Health Integration and Training – A Model to Extend the Reach of Psychiatry:” https://bit.ly/3A31Ffb Elizabeth Galik, “Human-Animal Interaction and Intergenerational Programs: Little Moments of Joy Can Transform the Day:” https://bit.ly/3CdARvo Milta Little, “Higher Breakfast Protein Quality Is Associated with Reduced Incidence of Sarcopenia:” https://bit.ly/3AsoFpt   Host: Karl Steinberg, MD, HMDC, CMD Guest(s): Elizabeth Galik, Ph.D., CRNP Resources: Caring for the Ages Recorded: August 9, 2022 Available Credit: The American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) issues CMD credits for AMDA On-The-Go and affiliate podcast episodes as follows: Claim CMD Credit  

Thursday Jul 28, 2022

This podcast will spotlight articles from the July 2022 issue of JAMDA. JAMDA is the official journal of AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. Host:  Karl Steinberg MD, HMDC, CMD Guests: Philip Sloane MD, MPH; Mallory Brown, MD  References: Estabrooks, C.A., PhD, et. al., “A Matter of Life and Death: Managing Psychological Trauma in Care Homes”, JAMDA, July/2022. Lu, MPH, et. al., “Sleep Duration and Disability-Free Life Expectancy Among Japanese Older Adults: The Ohsaki Cohort 2006 Study”, JAMDA, July/2022. Holmes, A.L., LLB, BBiomedSci, et. al., “Integrity in Guardianship and Decision-Making: Applying the Will and Preferences Paradigm”, JAMDA, July/2022. Maffett, A.J., PhD, et. al., “Emotional Dysregulation and Workplace Satisfaction and Direct Care Worker Burnout and Abuse Risk”, JAMDA, July/2022. Recorded: July 18, 2022 Available Credit: The American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) issues CMD credits for AMDA On-The-Go and affiliate podcast episodes as follows: Claim CMD Credit

Monday Jul 25, 2022

Title: “The The Story Behind AB749”  Our Guest Michael R. Wasserman, MD, CMD is a geriatrician who has devoted his career to serving the needs of older adults. He has been a tireless advocate for vulnerable older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic, with multiple peer-reviewed publications and television appearances. He served as a member of the National Academy of Science’s “A Framework for Equitable Allocation of Vaccine for the Novel Coronavirus” Committee and was a member of California’s Community Vaccine Advisory Committee. He is Editor-in-Chief of Springer’s upcoming textbook, Geriatric Medicine: A Person-Centered Evidence-Based Approach. Recording Date: July 5, 2022 Host: Carl J. “Christian” Bergman, MD, CMDGuest: Michael R. Wasserman, MD, CMDState: CaliforniaAffiliation: CALTCM Available Credit: The American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) issues CMD credits for AMDA On-The-Go and affiliate podcast episodes as follows: Claim CMD Credit

Thursday Jul 21, 2022

We review and discuss all things new around COVID vaccinations and boosters, while addressing the questions that are often asked by PALTC clinicians and staff. In addition we tackle the ongoing challenge of vaccine & booster hesitancy and apathy. Featuring: With Swati Gaur, MD, and Leslie Eber, MD. Hosted by Diane Sanders-Cepeda Recording Date: 7/1/22 Available Credit 0.25 CMD-Clinical

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