FMDA was formed in 1990, to help medical directors, attending physicians and other providers, practicing in post acute care, navigate their way through the continuum of care spectrum.
FMDA is the official state affiliate of the AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute & Long Term Care Medicine and members include physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and pharmacists. It is also a specialty society of the Florida Medical Association.
FMDA Journal Club
Please join us for an In-Person Journal Club Meeting on Saturday, October 15th from 5:30-6 p.m. at Best Care Practices in the Geriatric Continuum. The meeting will be held at the Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort in St. Augustine C.
- Preoperative Frailty Assessment and Outcomes at 6 Months or Later in Older Adults Undergoing Cardiac Surgical Procedures
- Frailty and Surgical Decision Making
- The Prevalence of Resident-to-Resident Elder Mistreatment in Nursing Homes
- Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes: How Do We Advance the Field of Elder Justice?
Update from the National Partnership:
Here is updated data for the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes. Thanks to the hard work of so many, there has been a decrease of 28.8 percent of long-stay nursing home residents receiving an antipsychotic medication, to a national prevalence of 17.0 percent in 2015, Quarter 4.