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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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Monday Aug 30, 2021

Hosted by: Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD Join our host, Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD, for this Special Edition of FMDA's Journal Club, COVID-19 Call to Action. Our learning objectives for this session were: 1. Address current state of the state, hotspots, and trends with COVID-19 infections across the country. 2. Describe the differences in infection rates seen with the Delta variant and discuss which other variants have been identified. 3. Analyze current staff vaccination rates and review FMDA’s SNF Staff Vaccine Confidence Initiative progress in tackling vaccine hesitancy. 4. Examine monoclonal antibody updated guidance and review the challenges of using this treatment in PALTC settings. 5. Review current guidance on administering 3rd shots of mRNA vaccines for immunocompromised patients and define who the “immunocompromised” are. Click here to access the PowerPoint Slides Recorded: August 19, 2021 Available Credit 0.25 CMD-Clinical

Saturday Aug 28, 2021

Featuring Dr. Philip Sloane, Dr. Mallory BrownThis podcast will spotlight articles from the September, 2021 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 for the program on aging, disability, and long-term care, at the Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services ResearchDr. Brown is also a family physician and geriatrician at University of North Carolina, where she is an associate professor of family medicine and director of the residency training program.   References: Woolford, M., BHSc; et. al., "Resident-to-Resident Elder Mistreatment in Residential Aged Care Services", JAMDA, September/2021. Mukamel, D., PhD.; et. al., "Families' and Residents' Perspectives of the Quality of Nursing Home Care: Implications for Composite Quality Measures", JAMDA, September/2021. Hickman, S., PhD., et. al., "POLST Is More Than a Code Status Order Form: Suggestions for Appropriate POLST Use in Long-Term Care", JAMDA, September/2021. Schumacher, R., MD; et. al., "Appropriateness of Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Transfer: A Multicenter Study of Medicare ACO Beneficiaries", JAMDA, September/2021. Recorded: August 20, 2021 Available Credit 0.25 CMD-Clinical

Thursday Aug 26, 2021

Dr. Swati Gaur is a provider with New Horizons Limestone who specializes in Geriatric Medicine. She earned her medical degree from Ghandi Medical College. Dr. Gaur is board certified in Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Guar is currently chair AMDA's Infection advisory Committee (IAC).             Recorded: August 19, 2021 Available Credit 0.25 CMD-Clinical

Monday Aug 09, 2021

Presenters:Travis Neill PA-C, Assistant Medical Director with Vivage Senior LivingClay Watson MD, Infectious Disease Physician and Regional Medical Director with OptumGreg Gahm MD, Chief Medical Officer and multi-facility medical director with Vivage Senior Living Colorado Journal Club this month will be conducted by Dr. Clay Watson presenting an update on treatment of Covid followed by Travis Neill updating us in regard to the recently approved Alzheimers Drug, Aducanumab. Aducanumab Statement Aducanumab Word document MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY UPDATE 7/23/21 Word document No More Bam Bam Abs 6/21 Word document Omnicare Monoclonal Antibody Update Word document Rx Mgmt of Nonhosp Adults w COVID Word document   Recorded: August 5, 2021 Available Credit 0.25 CMD-Clinical

Wednesday Aug 04, 2021

With Elizabeth Galik, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP, Editor-in-Chief of CARING References: Caring for the Ages Recorded: 8/2/2021 Available Credit 0.25 CMD-Clinical

Saturday Jul 31, 2021

Special Guests: Leslie Eber, MD, CMD, and Sing Palat, MD, CMD Hosted by: Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD Our learning objectives for this session were: 1. Provide an overview of current state of the state with discussion of clinical trends and metrics. 2. Discuss current surges in COVID cases across the country and breakthrough cases of COVID in vaccinated populations. 3. Describe SNF preparedness in tackling this current COVID surge and enhanced protocols developed to combat the rise in cases associated with Delta Variant. 4. Review the ongoing challenge of staff vaccinations and approaches to addressing vaccine apathy and hesitancy. Recorded: July 28, 2021 Click here to access the Powerpoint slides Available Credit 0.25 CMD-Clinical

Thursday Jul 29, 2021

Featuring Dr. Philip Sloane, Dr. Mallory BrownThis podcast will spotlight articles from the July, 2021 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 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 University of North Carolina, where she is an associate professor of family medicine and director of the residency training program. References: Richards, K., PhD, RN; et. al., "Nighttime Agitation in Persons with Dementia as a Manifestation of Restless Legs Syndrome", JAMDA, July/2021. den Brok, M., MD.; et. al., "Antihypertensive Medication Classes and the Risk of Dementia: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis", JAMDA, July/2021. Kang, B., PhD., et. al., "Rejection of Care and Aggression among Older Veterans with Dementia: The Influence of Background Factors and Interpersonal Triggers", JAMDA, July/2021. Jia, F., PhD; et. al., "Subjective Cognitive Decline, Cognitive Reserve Indicators, and the Incidence of Dementia", JAMDA, July/2021. Recorded: July 28, 2021 Available Credit: 0.25 CMD-Clinical

Friday Jul 23, 2021

Questions? Email Alex at abardakh@paltc.org   References: COVID-19 Resource Page 2022 Physician Fee Schedule Makes Cuts to Nursing Home Codes, Changes to Telehealth Hospitals, Nursing Homes, and Other Healthcare Facilities Should Require COVID-19 Vaccinations for Employees Drive to Deprescribe Healing Together

Thursday Jul 01, 2021

Hosted By: Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD Our learning objectives for this session were: Describe the chronic symptoms experienced by many COVID-19 survivors. Analyze the current literature and review pathophysiology proposed to be associated with this condition. Review clinical approaches being utilized to treat and provide rehabilitation to patients experiencing chronic COVID-19 symptoms. Discuss the impact of persistent COVID-19 symptoms on our recovering residents in PALTC. Recorded: June 23, 2021 Click here to access the PowerPoint Slides Available Credit:  0.25 CMD-Clinical

Friday Jun 25, 2021

Dr. Lea Watson covers two drugs, Nuplazid and the new one  approved by the FDA, Aducanumab. Followed by Dr. Sing Palat, CMD and new President of CMDA who discusses the use of oxygen with nocturnal hypoxemia in COPD. Recording Date: 5/6/2021 Available Credit 0.25 CMD-Clinical

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