JOTG | February, 2021

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



Recorded on 2/15/2021

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FMDA | COVID-19 Impact: Vaccines and Variants

Presenter: Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD

Our learning objectives for this session are:
1. Review current state and national trends
2. Provide clinical updates regarding vaccination distribution and administration
3. Discuss our current understanding around COVID-19 variants and the impact they are having on COVID-19 treatments and vaccine effectiveness
4. Discuss vaccine confidence and strategies to target vaccine hesitancy among residents, staff, and the greater population

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Recorded On: 2/10/2021

Available Credit: 0.25 CMD-Clinical


AOTG | Doctors Without Borders

Interview with Marina Novack, RN, BSN, MSN, CRNA, who has worked with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), since 2013 and is now the long-term care project coordinator for MSF-USA.


Recorded on 2/05/2021

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FMDA | COVID-19 Impact - Skin Manifestation

Special Guest: Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, CWS, FAAWC

Presenter: Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD

Join special guest, Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, CWS, FAAWC, and our host, Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD, for this episode of FMDA's Journal Club, COVID-19 Impact: Skin Manifestation.

Our learning objectives for this session were:

1.      Call for action for specific COVID-19 skin related education;

2.      Propagate awareness of COVID-19 skin manifestations in the medical and lay communities;

3.      ICD-10 code for COVID-19 skin manifestations for proper reporting to CMS;

4.      Collect meaningful numbers of specific skin manifestations of silent COVID-19 from the long-term care setting.


Recording Date:  January 27, 2021

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Caring On-The-Go | January/February 2021

Interview with Dr. Beth Galik, Editor-in-Chief, "Caring for the Ages".

Elizabeth Galik is a Professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing. She received a BSN from the University of Pennsylvania, an MSN from Villanova University, a post-master's Adult Nurse Practitioner Certificate from Johns Hopkins University, and a PhD from the University of Maryland. Her research interest is in developing and testing interventions to improve functional performance, physical activity, and quality of life among older adults with dementia.


Recorded on 1/20/2021

Available Credit: 0.25 CMD-Clinical

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 | January 2021

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


Recorded on 12/13/2021

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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.




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.


Available Credit = 0.25 CMD-Clinical


AMDA-On-The-Hill Volume XVIII

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Recorded: 12/20/2020

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