2018 Conference Agenda

DATE: Saturday, September 29, 2018

TIME: 6:30am – 4:30pm

LOCATION: Hilton Virginia Beach –Oceanfront

3001 Atlantic Ave

Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451

Phone: (757) 213-3000
Fax: (757) 213-3019

Discounted rates for overnight stays apply. Mention the VAMDA conference to receive your discount.



The purpose of the Virginia Medical Directors Association’s Annual Conference is to provide Long-Term Care Professionals the opportunity to grow in their professional skills through educational opportunities and networking. Our goals include:

  • To serve the Long-Term Care Medical Community including; Medical Directors, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Administrators, and those medical professionals who are still in training.
  • To provide high-quality programs that provide CME Credits for LTC Medical Professionals.
  • To share cutting-edge information and solutions to LTC challenges.
  • Provide an overview of the LTC industry as it relates directly to the medical community.
  • Provide a forum for VAMDA’s annual meeting update.

6:30 – 7:30 am


Registration & Exhibitors

7:15 – 7:30 am

Danny Felty, MD, CMD


7:30 – 9:30 am

Antonio Quidley-Nevares, MD

Opioid & Pain Management

9:30 – 10:00 am


Morning Break

10:00 – 11:30 am

Sheila McLean,MBA,LNHA

QA+PI: Putting the Pieces Together

11:30 – 12:30 pm

Virginia State Chapter Meeting & Lunch Symposium

Virginia State Chapter Meeting

12:30 – 2:00 pm

Kevin Grunden,MS,CCC-SLP

Comprehensive Caregiver Training to Facilitate Aging in Place for Patients Living with Dementia

2:00 – 2:30 pm


Afternoon Break

2:30 – 3:30 pm

Alex Bardakh, MPP

Federal Policy Update

3:30 – 4:30 pm

Robert Norman, MD

Ten Tips to Improve the Skin Care of Your Elderly Patients

4:30 pm

Danny Felty, MD, CMD

Closing Remarks & Adjournment

**Speakers, Times, and Topics Subject to Change