Leading and Sustaining Systemic Change CollaborativeJonas Stoltz2017-04-24T13:34:46+00:00
Leading and Sustaining Systemic Change Collaborative
Thank you for your commitment to improving the quality of life for your residents by participating in the Leading and Sustaining Systemic Change Collaborative (LSSCC). You are the leaders of a more resident-centered culture dedicated to achieving national quality improvement goals.
12 Steps to QAPI
Four recorded webinars provide on-demand insight and instruction on how to implement the 12 Steps to QAPI in your facility. These webinars outline the principles of QAPI and review the following resources to help you with implementation:
QAPI at a Glance
QAPI Companion Guide
Nursing Home Change Package
Learn about the action steps to QAPI, proven change concepts, quality improvement tools and practical implementation tips. Watch them at your convenience on your own time.
An 11 minute recorded webinar entitled Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) Self-Assessment, intended for nursing home QAPI leaders, is available for you to use and share. This webinar discusses the value of the QAPI Self-Assessment and provides an overview of how to complete a QAPI Self-Assessment and use the results to implement and monitor QAPI broadly in an organization. This is presented by Jane Pederson MD, MS, Geriatrician & Nursing Home Subject Matter Expert, Quality Innovation Network-National Coordinating Center Team, Chief Medical Quality Officer, Stratis Health.
After you’re registered with NHSN, you need to get started tracking and reporting your CDI data. This webinar will show you some websites and resources that will help you maintain complete and thorough infection records for your long-term care facility.
This presentation provides instruction for enrolling your Long-Term Care facility in the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN), the CDC’s Healthcare Associated Infection Tracking System. Entering infection data into NHSN will allow facilities to help establish a national baseline for nursing home C. Difficile rates and subsequently identify goals to improve the quality of care and resident outcomes.
What you will learn
How to successfully enroll your long-term care facility into NHSN and the Secure Access Management System (SAMS)
Identify CDC resources to assist in NSHN and SAMS enrollment
This presentation provides instruction for preparing your long-term care facility to report to the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN), the CDC’s Healthcare Associated Infection Tracking System. Entering infection data into NHSN will allow facilities to help establish a national baseline for nursing home C. Difficile rates and subsequently identify goals to improve the quality of care and resident outcomes.
You will learn:
How to successfully set up for reporting C. diff statistics
atom Alliance and the Tennessee Department of Health have partnered to develop a five-part Webinar training series for healthcare providers to decrease C. difficile infections (CDI). Topics covered in the series include:
Testing and Early Detection
Contact Precautions and hand Hygiene
Resources Available for Healthcare Providers
Each session includes downloadable presentation slides and a transcript, along with other relevant resources.
Five part series on Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-term Care Facilities
Antimicrobial Stewardship and Long-term Care Facilities: Introduction – Video 1 (11 min.)
What is Antimicrobial Stewardship – Video 2 (10 min.)
Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-term Care Facilities – Video 3 (10 min.)
Stewardship Interventions in Long-term Care Facilities – Video 4 (16 min.)
Interpreting Clinical Microbiology Reports – Video 5 (15 min.)
QuILTSS Consistent Assignment Webinar Series Session 1
May 18, 2016
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