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Lake Superior QIN events
Through our regional Medicare Quality Improvement Program work, we offer a number of training and events. See listings below and find details on the Lake Superior QIN website.
Webinar: New Antibiotic Stewardship Program (ASP) Guidelines
July 28, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
This webinar is in follow up to the evidence-based guidelines for implementation and measurement of antibiotic stewardship interventions in inpatient populations that were recently published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases. More >
Four-Part Recorded Video Series | Improving Adult Immunizations
August 3, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
This four-part video series will demonstrate how to improve adult immunizations in your practice. The videos will cover pneumococcal immunizations, flu immunizations, zoster immunizations and standing orders. The objectives are to recall current vaccination recommendations, national rates and disparities associated with influenza, pneumococcal and zoster; learn how to provide strong immunization recommendations; and learn how to implement standing orders for vaccinations in your office. More >
Webinar: Guide to Developing a QAPI Plan
August 10, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Lake Superior Quality Innovation Network experts guide you through creating a quality assurance performance improvement (QAPI) plan for your long term care facility. More >
Webinar: Partnering with Firefighters to Prevent Hospital Readmissions
August 11, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Presenters from Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital will describe the unique partnership their hospital has created with local firefighters to conduct home visits on high risk patients that would otherwise fall through the cracks. Learn how the partnership was developed, what happens on the home visits, and how this innovative intervention has helped to reduce 30-day readmissions. More >
Webinar: Vaccinating Long Term Health Care Personnel
August 18, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Flu season is fast approaching. Influenza is a serious health threat, especially for vulnerable populations like older adults and people living with chronic medical conditions. Learn about the importance of influenza vaccination for health care personnel in long term care, when health care personnel should get vaccinated, and the barriers and strategies to improving influenza vaccination among health care personnel. More >
Three-Part Webinar Series | Webinar 2: Nursing Home C. difficile Initiative
August 23, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
This webinar is the second of a three-part series for the Nursing Home C. difficile Initiative. As members of this initiative, long term care facilities will help to establish a national baseline for C. difficile in nursing homes, while gaining valuable skills and resources related to quality reporting and improvement. More >
Three-Part Webinar Series | MDS: Part 2
August 25, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
MDS Part 2: Sections C, D, F and J: Capturing Resident Voice through Resident Interviews. Person-centered care is a focal point for improving resident outcomes, regulatory compliance and higher QM ratings. The RAI process harnesses resident voice through MDS Sections C, D, F and J, but is often underrated in its positive impact on resident outcomes. Social services, activities, and nurses all have an impact on data in these sections, but how often do all three disciplines collaborate in coding? This webinar is sponsored by American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC). More >
Webinar: Wisconsin Antibiotic Stewardship Targeted Assessment for Prevention (WiTAP)
August 30, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Patients need information to make health care decisions. Talking to patients has a great impact on patient engagement, compliance, and health outcomes. This health literacy webinar shows strategies for using targeted conversations in patient education and communication. More >
2016 CHAIN Fall Conference
September 28, 1:00 – 4:30 p.m.; Earle Brown Heritage Center
Learn about the latest evidence-based approaches for reducing and preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in Minnesota. New at this year's conference is recognition of the winner of the inaugural CHAIN Award for Excellence in Infection Prevention. If you know of an individual or team in a hospital setting that has done great work to reduce the incidence of HAIs, submit a nomination. Conference registration is free. More details to come. Register.
Minnesota Alliance for Patient Safety (MAPS) Conference
October 27-28, Marriott Northwest, Brooklyn Park
The keynote speaker is Regina Holliday, often called the "Rosa Parks of Health Care" for her advocacy role in the participatory medicine movement. 20 educational breakout sessions. Registration details available in July. Stratis Health is pleased to sponsor this event.
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