AMDA's 2019 Annual Conference

FR8 - Breaking Science: Presentations from Leading Researchers in PALTC Medicine

Mar 8, 2019 11:00am ‐ Mar 8, 2019 12:00pm


The session will highlight the latest scientific evidence through a series of four 10-minute oral presentations from leading researchers in the field of PALTC medicine. These presentations will be followed by five minutes of questions and dialogue between the audience and speakers. Presenters were selected by the session moderators from the pool of poster submissions to the annual conference.


A Quality Improvement Project Using PAINAD to Improve Pain Management and Opioid Reduction in Persons with Dementia

  • Itode Vivian Ewa, MBBS, MMedEd

Impact of a Multifaceted Strategy to Reduce Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing for Uncomplicated Cystitis in Nursing Home Residents as Assessed Using the Medication Appropriateness Index

  • David Nace, MD, MPH, CMD

Measuring Pain in Aphasia: The Reliability and Validity of the PACSLAC-D Observational Scale

  • Hanneke Smaling, PhD

Point Prevalence and Characteristics of In-House Antimicrobial Use in Nursing Homes, New Haven and Hartford Counties, Connecticut, 2017

  • Krithika Srinivasan, MD'

Learning Objectives

  • Describe recent research studies conducted in PALTC settings.
  • Direct clarifying questions to researchers about studies performed in PALTC settings.
  • Disseminate research results and conclusions with peers in the PALTC field.
  • Apply latest research to learning and clinical care in the PALTC field.


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