A celebration of the rich history of FMDA -- The Florida Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care as it celebrated its 25th Anniversary on Oct. 15, 2016, at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort
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 the next scheduled meeting of FMDA's Virtual Journal Club on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. ET by calling into the telephone conference call using this information:.
Access Code: 959-979
There are three published articles that we will be reviewing on February 15:
- Management of Adults with Hospital-acquired and Ventilator-associated Pneumonia:2016 Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Thoracic Society
- HAP-VAP 2016 Supplemental Data Tables-Figures
- Duration of Antibiotic Treatment in Community-Acquired Pneumonia: A Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial
- Stopping antibiotics after 5 days in clinically stable community-acquired pneumonia was noninferior to usual care
Please download and read these articles in advance by clicking on the title of each article.
Bylaws Change Embraces Pharmacists as Voting Members
Dr. Rick Foley appointed to represent pharmacists on the board of directors. Click here to read the press release.
Save the Date!
Best Care Practices in the Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Continuum 2017 is October 12-15, 2017 at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL.
Volunteer on a Committee
If you are interesting in joining a committee, for a 1-year term, click here to complete this form.
Call for Presentations
Click here to submit a proposal.Best Care Practices in the Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Continuum 2017 is October 12-15, 2017 at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL. he date of March 24, 2017, is the extended deadline to receive submissions.