Upcoming Events

 

Mid Winter Conference

January 26, 2019
Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel

2019 Mid Winter Conference Agenda
ALMDA Poster Content criteria
ALMDA 2019 Mid Winter Poster Presentation

Register and Pay Your 2019 Dues Online
NOTE! Pre-registration ends Monday, Jan. 21.

Print 2019 ALMDA Individual Membership and Conference Registration form
Print 2019 ALMDA Facility Membership and Conference Registration form

Accommodations:

For hotel reservations at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel, call (800) 233-1234 and ask for the Alabama Medical Directors Association Room Block. Rate for Friday, Jan. 25, is $139. Room cutoff is Jan. 4, 2018.


Learning Objectives
- Recognize the importance of immunizations and notifiable disease procedures.
- Apply physician resident-in-training updates in the care given to the geriatric population.
- Identify appropriate techniques to reduce or eliminate inappropriate use of psychotropic medications in nursing home residents.
- Identify the key demographic and clinical predictors of severe exacerbations of COPD and readmissions
- Describe novel approaches to prevent COPD readmissions post-hosptial discharge.

Continuing Medical Education
CME/CMD
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AMDA-The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine and the Alabama Medical Directors Association. AMDA-The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This live activity is approved for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The program has been designated for 5 clinical credits.

American Adademy of Family Physicians
This Live Activity, Alabama Medical Directors Association 2019 Mid-Winter Conference, with a beginning date of 01/26/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 5.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Alabama Board of Nursing
Credit established for physicians is accepted for continuing education nursing credits by the Alabama Board of Nursing without conversion.

Nursing Home Administrators
The Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators has reviewed and approved the seminar entitled “ALMDA 2019 Mid Winter Conference” for 5 hours of continuing education credit for licensed nursing home administrators in the State of Alabama.

Conference Presentations

Saturday, January 26

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Meeting of the ALMDA Board of Directors, ALNHA’s executives, ALAA executives and the ADPH Medical Director Advisory Committee

8:00 a.m. – 8:55 a.m.
Registration; Strolling Breakfast with Exhibitors and Poster Viewing

9:00 a.m. – 9:05 a.m.
Welcome
Sally Ebaugh, MD, CMD, President

9:05 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.
Update on Immunizations and Notifiable Diseases
Burnestine Taylor, MD, Alabama Department of Public Health

10:35 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Break with Exhibitors and Poster Viewing

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Geriatrics – A Year in Review
Jacquelynn Luker, MD, and Brittany McArthur, MD, University of Alabama Family Medicine Program

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Lunch with Exhibitors

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
ALMDA membership meeting and Poster Awards

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Psychotropic Medications for the LTCF Provider
Victor Sung, MD, University of Alabama - Birmingham

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Preventing the Revolving Door of COPD Readmissions
Anand S. Iyer, MD, MSPH, University of Alabama - Birmingham

3:30 p.m.
Adjourn


Annual Meeting

July 25-28, 2019
Linkside Conference Center, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

Accommodations:

For hotel reservations, call the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort at (800) 320-8115 with group code 23S2YZ or reserve online here. Rates begin at $185 per night and apply for three days before and three days after the conference based on availability. Room cutoff is June 21, 2019.

Exhibitors Please Join Us!

The Alabama Medical Directors Association depends on the support of vendors that exhibit their products/services at our meetings. The Association leadership is extremely grateful for the companies who support our conference. This support allows us to continue our educational offerings to our members and attendees.
2019 Vendor Prospectus


 


 

AMDA Webinars
Part I of the Core Curriculum is now available as an internet enduring material, and offers learners 16 CME/CMD credits. For more information, please go to http://www.paltc.org/core-curriculum-medical-direction-post-acute-and-long-term-care.

AMDA Calendar Search
You can search AMDA’s calendar for information on other LTC events around the country.