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Wednesday, March 21
 

1:00pm

8:00pm

 
Thursday, March 22
 

6:45am

7:30am

8:00am

TH2 | Updates in Management of Common Infections in PA/LTC Facilities Texas 1-2Laurie Archbald-Pannone, MD, MPH • Muhammad S. Ashraf, MBBS • Sharon Bradley, RN • Ghinwa Dumyati, MD • Dheeraj Mahajan, MD, CMD TH3 | Latest Approaches to Difficult Medical Issues in PA/LTC Texas Ballroom DJulie Gammack, MD, CMD • Milta Little, DO, CMD • Angela Sanford, MD, CMD • Philip Sloane, MD, MPH TH4 | Telemedicine in PA/LTC: How to do it and do it Well Texas 5-6Thomas Edmondson, MD, CMD • Suzanne Gillespie, MD, RD, CMD • Murthy Gokula, MD, CMD • Steven Handler, MD, PhD, CMD TH7 | Non-Pharmacologic Interventions for Persons With Dementia in Residential Care: Strategies for Implementing Cognitive Stimulation Therapy San Antonio 5-6Marla Berg-Weger, PhD, LCSW • Deborah Hayden, OT, RN • Janice Lundy, MA, MHA TH5 | The Practical Application of MDS (Minimum Data Set) and Other Available Data to Improve Site-Specific Quality Measure Performance Dallas 5-6Michele Bellantoni, MD, CMD • Ronald Crossno, MD, HMDC, CMD • Richard Feifer, MD, MPH • Steven Fuller, DO, PhD • Emily Jaffe, MD TH1 | Basics of Value-Based Practice (VBP), Program Models, and Clinical Strategies for Success Texas 3-4Michelle Benedict, APN-C • Charles Crecelius, MD, PhD, CMD • Robert Reynolds, MD TH6 | Medical CME Item-Writing Workshop: Focus on Medical Direction and Attending Physicians' Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities in PA/LTC Dallas 7Scott Frohn, PhD INF1 | SHEA/CDC/AMDA Infection Prevention in PA/LTC Certificate Course Grapevine Ballroom BLaurie Archbald-Pannone, MD, MPH • Ghinwa Dumyati, MD • Robin Jump, MD, PhD • Sarah Kabbani, MD, MSc • Morgan Katz, MD, MHS • David Nace, MD, MPH, CMD • Theresa Rowe, DO, MS • Nimalie Stone, MD, MS

11:30am

11:45am

1:30pm

3:00pm

5:00pm

5:45pm

 
Friday, March 23
 

6:45am

8:00am

10:30am

11:00am

FR5 | Apathy: Treating What can be Overlooked in LTC Facilities Dallas 5-6Leo Borrell, MD • Elizabeth Mynard, PhD FR8 | Parkinson's Disease: A Video is Worth 1.8 Million Words Grapevine 1-2John Dean, MA, CCC-SLP • Nora Reznickova, MD INF1 | SHEA/CDC/AMDA Infection Prevention in PA/LTC Certificate Course Cont. Grapevine Ballroom BRobin Jump, MD, PhD • Morgan Katz, MD, MHS • David Nace, MD, MPH, CMD • Nimalie Stone, MD, MS FR6 | Rural LTC: A Crossroads in Medical Director Management and Clinical Support Austin 4-6August Anneberg, MD, CMD • Fred Feinsod, MD, CMD • Cynthia Works, MD, CMD FR2 | Are we Doing Enough? A Need for New Approaches to Address Transitions of Care for the Older Adults Across Continuum of Care Texas 1-2Alicia Arbaje, MD, MPH, PHD • Michele Bellantoni, MD, CMD • Fatima Sheikh, MD, MPH, CMD FR3 | Care of the Actively Dying Texas Ballroom DSydonie Clementson, RN • Jeffrey Nichols, MD, CMD • Yvonne Torres, MSW FR10 | Apples to Apples: A Review of AMDA's Efforts in Defining Meaningful Quality Measures for Practitioners in PA/LTC Texas Ballroom CAlex Bardakh, MPP • Dheeraj Mahajan, MD, CMD • Rikki Mangrum, MLS FR7 | Value-Based Reimbursement and Care Redesign in the PA/LTC Settings Texas 3-4Richard Feifer, MD, MPH • JoAnne Reifsnyder, PhD, RN FR4 | Enhancing Leadership for Women in PA/LTC: The Magic of Mentorship Texas 5-6Gwendolen Buhr, MD, MEd, CMD • Mary Evans, MD, CMD • Suzanne Gillespie, MD, RD, CMD • Heidi White, MD, MHS, MEd, CMD FR9 | Breaking Science: Presentations from Leading Researchers in PA/LTC Medicine San Antonio 4-6Michele Bellantoni, MD, CMD • Julie Gammack, MD, CMD • Philip Sloane, MD, MPH • George Wang, MD, PhD, CMD • Suzanne Gillespie, MD, RD, CMD • Nadia Khan, RN, MPH • Virginia Kotzias, MPP • Gail Sullivan, PhD, MSN, ARNP-BC, CCRN

12:15pm

1:30pm

FR11 | 'Worthless Care': Medical Necessity and the False Claims Act Texas 1-2Jonathan Evans, MD, MPH, CMD • David Jackson, MD, PhD FR14 | Advanced Care Planning: Using the PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly Model Practice) Dallas 5-6Renee Connolly, DNP, APRN • Luz Ramos-Bonner, MD, MBA, CMD • Verna Sellers, MD, MPH, CMD FR15 | Navigating the Turbulent Waters of Wound Care Austin 4-6Shark Bird, MD, CMD • Scott Bolhack, MD, MBA, CMD • James Kramer, MD • Karl Steinberg, MD, HMDC, CMD INF1 | SHEA/CDC/AMDA Infection Prevention in PA/LTC Certificate Course Cont. Grapevine Ballroom BRobin Jump, MD, PhD • Morgan Katz, MD, MHS • David Nace, MD, MPH, CMD • Nimalie Stone, MD, MS FR12 | Demonstrating Improvement in Pain Management Through a Novel, International Collaborative Approach to QI Texas Ballroom DPaul Katz, MD, CMD • Jennifer Plant, MSc • Tammy Retalic, MS, RN FR13 | Drugs, Sex and Rock 'N Roll: Changing Times in LTC Texas 5-6Patricia Bach, PsyD, MS, RN • Alan Horowitz, JD, RN • Zachary Palace, MD, CMD • Daniel Reingold, JD, MSW FR16 | Antibiotic Stewardship in PA/LTC Facilities: Evidence-Based Approach on Starting and Sustaining a Successful Program Texas 3-4Muhammad S. Ashraf, MBBS • Ghinwa Dumyati, MD • Elizabeth Frentzel, MPH • Dheeraj Mahajan, MD, CMD • Philip Sloane, MD, MPH • Nimalie Stone, MD, MS FR17 | New Approaches to Healthcare: How Society Plans to Facilitate Innovative Experimentation San Antonio 4-6Charles deVilmorin, MA • Christopher Laxton, CAE • Cari Levy, MD, PhD, CMD • Arif Nazir, MD, CMD FR18 | Coming Soon to Your Town: Post-Acute Networks and APMs Texas Ballroom CCharles Crecelius, MD, PhD, CMD • Robert Reynolds, MD • Kerry Weiner, MD, MPH

3:00pm

3:30pm

FR19 | Sepsis in LTC: Recognition and Appropriate Response Texas 1-2Swati Gaur, MD, MBA, CMD • Sheila McLean, MBA, LNHA • Theresa Rowe, DO, MS • Philip Sloane, MD, MPH FR20 | This Year in Review for LTC Texas Ballroom DPatricia Abele, RN, MSN, FNP-BC • Julie Gammack, MD, CMD • Milta Little, DO, CMD • Angela Sanford, MD, CMD FR21 | Advancing Resident-Centered Care in LTC Facilities: The Value of Ethics Committees and Resources Texas 5-6Karl Steinberg, MD, HMDC, CMD • Christine Wilson, JD, RN FR24 | Managing Heart Failure Patients in Skilled Nursing Facilities: Addressing the Complex Cardiovascular Disease, and Knowing When and how to Incorporate Palliative Care (AGS/AMDA Joint Session) Texas 3-4Rebecca Boxer, MD • Nicole Orr, MD • Verna Sellers, MD, MPH, CMD • Keith Swetz, MD, MA, HMDC FR22 | Medical Director Collaboration to Yield a More Meaningful Meeting (and Fun) for all Participants Dallas 5-6Justin Allen, MBA, LNHA • Thomas Edmondson, MD, CMD • Christine LaFrenz, RN • Denise Wassenaar, RN, MSN FR26 | Stopping Eating and Drinking by Advance Directives: Choose Your Injustice San Antonio 4-6M. Rosina Finley, MD, BSN, CMD • Timothy Holahan, DO, CMD • Peter Jaggard, MD, CMD • Fatima Naqvi, MD, CMD • James Wright, MD, PhD, CMD FR27 | Leading Change in LTC Grapevine Ballroom BJames Lett, II, MD, CMD • Susan Levy, MD, CMD • Dallas Nelson, MD, CMD FR23 | Reducing Re-Hospitalizations Through Pharmacist-Physician Collaboration (ASCP/AMDA Joint Session) Austin 4-6Cari Levy, MD, PhD, CMD • Chad Worz, PharmD FR28 | MACRA, MIPS and APM: Will the Nursing Home Practice Survive the Alphabet Tsunami Texas Ballroom CRod Baird, MS • Don Barbo, CPA • Daniel Haimowitz, MD, CMD • Dheeraj Mahajan, MD, CMD FR25 | Reports from the Front: Updates On the Approach to UTI From Three Stewardship Projects Grapevine 1-2Christopher Crnich, MD, PhD • Cees Hertogh, MD, PhD • David Nace, MD, MPH, CMD

5:15pm

6:30pm

 
Saturday, March 24
 

6:00am

6:45am

8:00am

11:00am

SA10 | Disaster Preparedness 101 Austin 4-6Mary Evans, MD, CMD • Stacey Hallissey, PT • Annaliese Impink, JD SA11 | The “How To” Implementation of Pain Management, Pressure Ulcers and Other Wounds, and Heart Failure Clinical Practice Guidelines in PA/LTC Grapevine Ballroom BGabriel Brandeis, MD, CMD • Gwendolen Buhr, MD, MEd, CMD • Robert Hogikyan, MD, MPH, CMD • Victoria Nalls, GNP • Deborah Way, MD, CMD SA6 | Beyond 5-Star Quality Rating System, A Guide to Survive the New Changes Dallas 5-6Irene Hamrick, MD • Ashkan Javaheri, MD, CMD • Sabine von Preyss-Friedman, MD, CMD SA8 | Lessons from Litigation: A Tool for Performance Improvement in PA/LTC Facilities Texas 3-4Randall Huss, MD, CMD • David Smith, MD, CMD SA4 | Billing and Coding in PA/LTC: How to do it Right! Texas Ballroom DAlva Baker, III, MD, HMDC, CMDR SA3 | To D/C or Not to D/C: Implementing Deprescribing Into Your Clinical Practice Texas 1-2Steven Handler, MD, PhD, CMD • Jennifer Pruskowski, PharmD, CGP SA9 | What the Multidisciplinary Team in Nursing Homes Need to Know About Changing Models of Healthcare in the Community Grapevine 1-2Alice Bonner, PhD, RN, GNP • Steven Counsell, MD • Camille Infussi Dobson SA5 | Making it Happen: Research Updates on Cultural Challenges to Antimicrobial Stewardship in PA/LTC Texas 5-6Ghinwa Dumyati, MD • Robin Jump, MD, PhD • Morgan Katz, MD, MHS SA7 | Quality Improvement Awards and Expert Panel Discussion San Antonio 4-6Thomas Caprio, MD, CMD • Rebecca Ferrini, MD, MPH, CMD • Robert Kaplan, MD, CMD

12:30pm

12:45pm

1:00pm

2:30pm

4:00pm

6:15pm

7:30pm

 
Sunday, March 25
 

6:30am

8:30am