The following video presentations are from MAMDA's SIXTH ANNUAL MAMDA SYMPOSIUM 2016

Promoting Stewardship and Precision Prescriptive Care

Saturday, May 14, 2016

New CMS Requirements for Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs

Wayne S. Saltsman, MD, PhD, CMD, FACP; Chief, Geriatrics and Transitional Care at Lahey Health; Medical Director, Lexington Health Care Center; Board Member, AMDA--The Society of Post Acute and Long Term Care

The Beers List: Primum Non Nocere

Vincent Perrelli, MD, CMD; Medical Director, Elmhurst Extended Care; Director of Geriatric Outreach Services at Mount Auburn Hospital

Learning Objectives:

  1. To recognize the medication classes to avoid using in geriatric population.
  2. To review guidelines for common geriatric diagnoses.
  3. To know the resources are available to identify proper medication use.


Managing Pain in the Elderly

Asif Merchant, MD, CMD, FACP, CPE; Medical Director, New England Community Medical Services
Learning Objectives:
  1. To assess and determine what pain medications should be used and how to dose titrate pain medications.
  2. To learn the principles of pain managements, identifying when and why to switch from one opioid to another.
  3. To determine how to use appropriate pain medications and the titrate dosages of pain medications

Methadone for Chronic Pain

David Goldwater, R.Ph


Facilitating Integration / the Medical System and Aging Svcs

Alice Bonner, PhD, RN


Common Infections in Long-Term Care

Richa Tandon, MD


Healing Chronic Wounds

Syed Asif Razvi, MD, MBA, FACS


Panel Two