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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2 days ago

Title: Optimizing Use of Gabapentin
Host: Arif Nazir, MD, CMD
Guests: Barbara Zarowitz, PharmD, MSW, BCPS, CGP
Recorded: Thursday, January 26, 2023
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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:
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Friday Jan 20, 2023

Topics: Telepsychiatry, light therapy for sleep, salt intake association with dementia, virtual interactions to combat depression.
Host:  Karl Steinberg MD, HMDC, CMD
Guests: Barbara Resnick (editor), Nady Pourat (author)
Recorded: January 13, 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:
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Friday Jan 06, 2023

In this episode, Dr. Karl Steinberg and Dr. Elizabeth Galik discuss our January-Februay issue.
Alcohol Use in Long-Term Care Communities: Juggling Choice and Safety
Clearing Up Misconceptions about Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in Long-Term Care
Dental Care in Older Adults: How to Resolve Barriers to Care and Promote Good Oral Hygiene
Facilitating Better Sleep — and How It Might Prevent Cognitive Decline
Host: Karl Steinberg, MD, HMDC, CMD
Guest(s): Elizabeth Galik, Ph.D., CRNP
Resources: Caring for the Ages
Recorded: December 27, 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:
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Tuesday Jan 03, 2023

Join special guest Dr. Swati Guar and your host, Dr. Diane Sanders-Cepeda, for this special episode of FMDA’s Journal Club, Winter is Coming – PALTC Preparedness for COVID's Next Surge.
This session focused on the following Learning Objectives:
Review the latest COVID projections, modeling for the upcoming months, and the impact on PALTC.
Explain the underutilization of bivalent boosters and Paxlovid in PALTC facilities and approaches that should be adopted for improvement.
Discuss the challenges, barriers, the ongoing threat of COVID, FLU, and RSV across our PALTC continuum.
Recorded: December 21, 2022
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:
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Wednesday Dec 28, 2022

Title: Roadmap to promoting healthcare in Assisted Living
Topics: This session will provide an in-depth discussion around the Expert Delphi Consensus Panel findings and recommendations into Health care in Assisted Living with consideration into the next steps and future guidance.
Host: Diane Sanders-Cepeda
Guests: Lindsay Schwartz, Sheryl Zimmerman, Doug Pace
Recorded: December 12, 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:
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Friday Dec 23, 2022

Topics: Deprescribing, infection control, osteoporosis treatment, and palliative care
Articles:
Kornholt et al: Scoping review of randomized trials with discontinuation of medicines in older adults
Crnich, et al: Reimagining Infection Control in U.S. Nursing Homes in the Era of COVID-19
Niznik et al: Controversies in Osteoporosis Treatment of Nursing Home Residents
Truchard et al: Wish to die among residents of Swiss long-term care facilities: A multi-site cross-sectional study
Host:  Karl Steinberg MD, HMDC, CMD
Guests: Philip Sloane MD, MPH; Mallory Brown, MD 
Recorded: December 12, 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:
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Thursday Dec 22, 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.

Wednesday Dec 14, 2022

Title: The Great Collaboration: PALTC Together
Topics: This session will provide insight into AMDA PALTC collaboration with GAPNA, AANP, ASCP, and AAPA to develop a COVID-19 Vaccination and Therapeutics in PALTC Toolkit
Host: Diane Sanders-Cepeda
Guests: Dr. Suzanne Gillespie, Jenny Kim, April Kapu
Recorded: November 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:
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Monday Dec 12, 2022

Topics: Nursing home staffing and resident outcomes; physical design of nursing homes; Vitamin B and dementia risk
Articles:
Chappel V, et al.  Association Between Long-Term Care Facility Staffing Levels and Antipsychotic Use in US Long-Term Care Facilities
Mukamel DB et al:  Associations Between Daily Nurse Staffing Levels and Daily Hospitalizations and ED Visits in Nursing Homes
Bourdon E, et al. Effect of the Physical Environment on Health and Well-Being of Nursing Homes Residents: A Scoping Review
Zhou J, et al. Association of Vitamin B Status with Risk of Dementia in Cohort Studies: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Host:  Karl Steinberg MD, HMDC, CMD
Guests: Philip Sloane MD, MPH; Mallory Brown, MD 
Recorded: November 30, 2022
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Tuesday Nov 29, 2022

In this episode, Dr. Karl Steinberg and Dr. Elizabeth Galik discuss our November-December issue, including the oral COVID-19 outpatient treatment known as Paxlovid, the role of professional social workers in the nursing home, the assessment and management of wandering and elopement in nursing homes, and what to do with spousal disagreements impact individuals, other patients, and staff.
Paxlovid: What Staff in Long-Term Care Should Know
Professional Social Workers in the Nursing Home
Assessment and Management of Wandering and Elopement in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care
When Sparring Spouses Need a Referee in Long-Term Care
Host: Karl Steinberg, MD, HMDC, CMD
Guest(s): Elizabeth Galik, Ph.D., CRNP
Resources: Caring for the Ages
Recorded: November 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:
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