Year after year, our attendees love Best Care Practices in the Geriatric Continuum.
Please read the reviews from last year’s conference!

The conference was great! Thanks for the QAPI projects, very in-depth and easy to implement tools.

Maria Gonzalez, MD, FAAFP, Live Oak, FL

It is my first time attending this meeting, but I am planning to attend more in the future.

Fadi Hawawini, DO, CMD, Kenner, LA

As I have previously experienced, this was an outstanding meeting!

Danny Honeycutt, MD, CMD, Matthews, NC

Although I understand the reason, I was very conflicted re: which “concurrent session” to attend. This is my second BCP meeting. This represents the best conference I have found in 34 years of practice.

Danny Honeycutt, MD, CMD, Matthews, NC

Overall well-organized, excellent speakers and good delivery. Very informative.

Sujatha Baskar, MD, Mount Dora, FL

Very nice people especially presenters and knowledgeable. Useful material.

John Savage, MD, Greencastle, IN

All presenters did a great job, enjoyed presentations that were very relevant and well explained.

Daliz Palacious, DO, Miami, FL

Definitely very well organized. Good choice of topics and speakers.

Pradeep Mathur, MD, CMD, Orange City, FL

Excellent in general.

Mazhar Kayyal, MD, DBHR, Ormond Beach, FL

Always has important, applicable information for the geriatrics.

Eduardo Diaz, MD, Montverde, FL

Great job! Keep up the good job. Up-to-date; national expertise; great location.

Maria Gonzalez, MD, FAAFP, Live Oak, FL

Best Care Practices is consistently the best conference I attend year after year.

David LeVine, MD, CMD, St. Petersburg, FL

Thank you for always having a great conference, excellent topics and outstanding speakers. Always learn something new.

Bernard Jasmin, MD, CMD, Naples, FL

Fantastic, engaging, informative. Great tools!

Rebecca Staubs, CRNP, Palm Harbor, FL

Such a diverse ensemble of presenters with a vault-full of knowledge sharing their experiences and successes.

Amy Santapau, RN, RNC-CT, Fleming Island, FL

My first time attendance. Awesome speakers and material. Exhibition was informative.

Lucy Schelmety-Henriquez, MSN, ARNP, BC, Port St. Lucie, FL

Quality of presentations was great.

Lucille Vandevere, ARNP, Fort Pierce, FL

Well organized, speakers are very knowledgeable and have a great sense of humor.

Josephine Bodi, ARNP, Viera, FL

I was impressed with the inclusive nature and message to include all health care professional and accentuate the value of all team members in improving patients’ outcomes.

Myriam Pinchinat-Vassor, ARNP-BC, Port St. Lucie, FL

FMDA meetings are very educational and helps providers stay up-to-date on the new information to help care for the elderly population.

Marcia Gilkes, ARNP, Loxachatchee, FL

Each presentation well done! Informative, organized and interesting.

Rebecca Staubs, CRNP, Palm Harbor, FL

All presenters were excellent! Good balance that kept me engaged.

Lloyda Rose-Baxter, MSN, APN-BC, RN-BC, CCM, Ocoee, FL

FMDA continues to provide excellent speakers with in-depth knowledge of the subject matter which is key to my practice.

Margie Pizarro, ARNP, GNP-BC, ACHPN, Delray Beach, FL

Great conference as usual.

Elizabeth Townley, ARNP-C, Molino, FL

All of the speakers were excellent.

Betsy A. Harth, ARNP, RN, MSN, Orlando, FL

Always a good conference. Current to todays practice.

Sharon Michota, MS, GNP-BC, Brandon, FL

This conference is and has been one of the best I've attended in the last few years. Thanks for keeping providers up-to-date with the information to better care for the aging population. Great conference!

Marcia Gilkes, ARNP, Loxachatchee, FL

Great conference with robust information. Top notch speakers that truly make up “Best Care Practices.”

Madetric Wood, ARNP, GNP-BC, Port St. Lucie, FL

Very educational!

Patty Ghazvini, PharmD, CGP, Tallahassee, FL

Very entertaining and relevant.

Tami Morford, RPh, MHA, Lake View, NY

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Best Care Practices in the Geriatrics Continuum 2016 is the annual conference which is joint-provided by FMDA - The Florida Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine and AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.

FMDA - is the official state chapter of AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute & Long Term Care Medicine, and a Specialty Society of the Florida Medical Association. It is based in West Palm Beach, Florida. FMDA represents nearly 250 medical directors, attending physicians, physician assistants, and advanced registered nurse practitioners in Florida's postacute care continuum including subacute care, hospice, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities, as well as in continuing care retirement communities. The mission of FMDA is to promote the highest quality care as patients' transition through the long term care continuum. FMDA is dedicated to providing leadership, professional education and advocacy for the inter-professional team.

 

Florida Geriatrics Society (FGS) is a not-for-profit state organization with interest in scientific, educational and academic activities to the entire geriatric care team, who can render optimal care for older adults. In addition to this winter meeting, FGS holds an annual medical convention to provide both CME and CEU credits for physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, psychologists and social workers. Members of the Board of Directors of FGS hold representation from all the medical schools in the state of Florida. It encourages in‐training fellows, residents, and medical students' participation. FGS is also a Specialty Society of the Florida Medical Association.


Florida Chapters - Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (FL-GAPNA) GAPNA was founded in 1981, by a small group of GNPs with the intention of offering the first continuing education conferences designed specifically to meet the needs of advanced practice nurses. Currently, GAPNA represents nearly 10,000 certified advanced practice nurses who work with older adults in a wide variety of practice settings. GAPNA is the organization of choice for advanced practice nurses who want to pursue continuing education in gerontological care and who seek peer support from experienced clinicians. The FL-GAPNA Chapter and the Florida Gulf Coast Chapters both operate in the state of Florida.


National Association Directors of Nursing Administration (NADONA) Since 1986, NADONA has been the leading advocate and educational organization for DONs, ADONs and RNs in Long-Term Care (LTC). NADONA/LTC was founded by dedicated LTC professionals, and its board of trustees still consists of LTC professionals. NADONA understands daily challenges, and are here to provide nurses with the tools they need for professional success.

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