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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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Special Guests: Lynn D’Avico, PharmD, CPh; and Amina Dubuisson, DNP, MBA/HCM, RN, LNHA, CDP Hosted by: Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD Recorded: June 22, 2022 Join our host, Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD, as she welcomed special guests, Lynn D’Avico, PharmD, CPh, and Amina Dubuisson, DNP, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC, to this episode of FMDA’s Journal Club, Achieving Quality Now.  Our learning objectives for this session were: Analyze the evolving healthcare landscape and the impact on our PALTC facilities. Define the current state of our PALTC staffing challenges while discussing legislative initiatives that we are adopting in PALTC. Describe how we are approaching infection control and prevention while addressing increased antibiotic usage in many PALTC facilities. Revisit psychotropic stewardship and opioid use reduction efforts and explain what we are currently experiencing in our PALTC facilities. Provide insight on the work that we are doing to decrease preventable hospitalizations and readmissions.

Wednesday Jun 15, 2022

Host: Karl Steinberg, MD, HMDC, CMD Guest(s): Elizabeth Galik, Ph.D., CRNP Resources: Caring for the Ages Recorded: June 9, 2022 Available Credit: 0.25 CMD-Clinical

Wednesday Jun 15, 2022

Long COVID – Clinical Deep Dive Presenter: Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD Recorded: May 11, 2022 Let’s go down the rabbit hole and explore clinical cases, literature, and guidance while continuing the dialogue on the impact of Long COVID, aka. Post-Acute Sequala of COVID (PASC), across the PALTC continuum. Our learning objectives for this session were: Review current insight into the pathophysiology of Post-Acute Sequala of COVID and the duration of this condition. Evaluate the current literature and anecdotal knowledge around Post–Acute Sequala of COVID. Assess our ability to recognize and diagnosis this condition across the PALTC continuum. Discuss clinical interventions and medical management under investigation for Post-Acute Sequala of COVID. Create a dialogue around guidance and guidelines for the management of Post-Acute Sequala of COVID across the PALTC continuum.

Monday Jun 13, 2022

Special Guests: Kenneth Scheppke, MD, FAEMS, and Kimberly R. Smoak, MSH, QIDP Presenter: Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD Recorded: March 30, 2022 Join special guests, Kenneth Scheppke, MD, FAEMS, and Kimberly R. Smoak, MSH, QIDP, and our host Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD, for this episode of FMDA's Journal Club, Meeting the Current Clinical Challenges in PALTC. This session focused on the following Learning Objectives: Review President Biden’s nursing home policy, as laid out in the State of the Union, and varied responses from AMDA and other national organizations. Describe the staffing crisis across our PALTC continuum and the long-lasting impact to our PALTC infrastructure. Deliberate over current state of the state for the COVID pandemic and the preparedness required for an endemic response in PALTC. Discuss practical implications for second boosters and our current SNF vaccine policies as they stand today.

Friday Jun 10, 2022

Special Guests: Bernardo J. Reyes, MD, CMD, AGSF, and Shannu Satyavolu, MD Hosted by: Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD Recorded: February 23, 2022 Join special guests, Bernardo J. Reyes, MD, CMD, AGSF; Shannu Satyavolu, MD; and our host, Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD, for the next episode of FMDA's Journal Club, Cardiology Updates. Our learning objectives for this session were: Discuss the latest hot topics and clinical trends impacting the PALTC community. Deep dive into atrial fibrillation with the review of USPTSF recent screening for atrial fibrillation guidance. Describe the impact to of this atrial fibrillation guidance on the geriatric population. Define the practical implications for providers practicing across the PALTC continuum.

Friday Jun 03, 2022

Featuring Dr. Philip Sloane, Dr. Mallory BrownThis podcast will spotlight articles from the May, 2022 issue of JAMDA - the Journal of the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. Dr. Sloane is a family physician and geriatrician with a master's degree in public health. He is the Elizabeth and Oscar Goodwin distinguished professor of Family Medicine and Geriatrics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Co-director of the program on aging, disability, and long-term care, at the Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research Dr. Brown is also a family physician and geriatrician at the University of North Carolina, where she is an associate professor of family medicine and director of the residency training program. Recorded: May 25, 2022 Available Credit 0.25 CMD-Clinical

Tuesday May 17, 2022

Alex Bardakh, the Society’s director of public policy and advocacy, shares the latest news from the nation’s capital. Questions? Email Alex at abardakh@paltc.org No credit is available for this program.

Tuesday May 10, 2022

Host: Karl Steinberg, MD, HMDC, CMD Guest(s): Elizabeth Galik, Ph.D., CRNP In this episode: We discuss the nationwide workforce shortage in PALTC, along with some potential solutions to staffing shortages and ideas for attracting and maintaining competent, dedicated staff and clinicians Resources: Caring for the Ages Recorded: May 6, 2022 Available Credit: 0.25 CMD-Clinical

Monday Apr 25, 2022

This podcast will spotlight articles from the JAMDA April 2022 issue of JAMDA - The Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. Dr. Sloane is a family physician and geriatrician with a master's degree in public health. He is the Elizabeth and Oscar Goodwin distinguished professor of Family Medicine and Geriatrics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Co-director for the program on aging, disability, and long-term care, at the Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research Dr. Brown is also a family physician and geriatrician at the University of North Carolina, where she is an associate professor of family medicine and director of the residency training program. Host: Dr. Karl Steinberg.  Discussants:  Drs. Philip Sloane, Mallory Brown, and Sheryl Zimmerman. Recorded: April 15, 2022 Available Credit 0.25 CMD-Clinical

Wednesday Apr 13, 2022

Featuring: Dr. Katherine Evans & Hosted by Diane Sanders-Cepeda Discussion on Nursing leadership in the face of a staffing crisis with an In-depth discussion on collaboration, engagement, and strategy in PALTC. Recording Date: 3/30/22 Available Credit 0.25 CMD-Clinical

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