Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative (NHQCC)
Alliant Essential Communication Elements Toolkit
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Nursing Home COVID-19 Preparedness for 2021

Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative (NHQCC)

Alliant Essential Communication Elements Toolkit

This tool is improvement of cross-setting management of high risk medications (opioids, anticoagulants, and diabetes medications) during transitions of care to prevent adverse drug events and subsequently reduce emergency department visits, hospitalizations and readmissions.

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This tool is improvement of cross-setting management of high risk medications (opioids, anticoagulants, and diabetes medications) during transitions of care to prevent adverse drug events and subsequently reduce emergency department visits, hospitalizations and readmissions.
Free training!

Nursing Home COVID-19 Preparedness for 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) wants to help nursing homes prepare for the fall and winter months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) wants to help nursing homes prepare for the fall and winter months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Practicing Antibiotic Stewardship in the Detection and Treatment of UTI

    Urinary tract infections in nursing homes impact patient and resident quality of life, quality measures and readmissions. Join the conversation with our esteemed physician speakers as they discuss current best practices around recognition, diagnosis, prevention, and antibiotic st
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    Vaccines and Quality – What’s the Connection?

    This webinar will explore the connection between your vaccination rates and processes to your quality program and practices.   Learning Objectives: • Understand what your facility’s flu and pneumonia vaccination rates reveal about the strength of yo
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    NH September LAN: Best Practices for Surveillance, Diagnosis and Treatment of C. difficile

    CDI is a common cause of healthcare associated (HAI) infection. Accurate diagnosis of CDI links to appropriate use of lab testing thus guiding CDI prevention, management and optimizing resident outcome. Introduction of a diagnostic stewardship as a best practice in antibiotic med
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    Emergency Department Affinity Group – Meeting Three

    Topics include: - Using a Virtual Hospital Decision Guide with Patients, Families and Health Care Agents - Building a Trauma Informed Workplace COVID-19 has amplified the need for creative ways to communicate with patients and fam
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    Neuroscience of Addiction: Disease or Decision?

    As addictions professionals, we often have gaps in our education around the basics of how our brain functions as well how that functioning is impacted by substance use, addiction, and recovery. Neuroscience of Addiction is a foundational course designed to introduce the fundament
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    NH August LAN: QI Tactics for Increasing & Documenting Short Stay Vaccination Rates

    Event Description: Despite the industry wide focus, vaccination rates still reflect an opportunity for improvement in most post-acute care settings. Join our conversation with experienced SNF clinician leaders as we discuss how quality improvement tools, data
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    SNF Care Pathway Symptoms of Sepsis and Septic Shock

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    Alliant Essential Communications Elements Toolkit

    This tool is improvement of cross-setting management of high risk medications (opioids, anticoagulants, and diabetes medications) during transitions of care to prevent adverse drug events and subsequently reduce emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and readmissions.
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    Invest in Trust (AHRQ Resource for CNA COVID-19 Vaccines)

    Despite their role caring for people in settings that have seen exceptionally high rates of COVID-19 and their front-of-the-line access to COVID-19 vaccines, some of the most essential people in nursing homes—certified nursing assistants (CNAs)—have expressed concerns about getti
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    Understanding F-758: A Practical Approach to Gradual Dose Reductions (GDR) with a Definite Purpose

    Nursing Home residents are at higher risk for adverse drug event/side effects associated with antipsychotic medication use. Residents transitioning from acute care with dementia may have behavioral expressions of unmet needs (pain, hunger, thirst etc.) treated with an antipsychot
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    Developing a Sustainable Water Management Plan in Nursing Homes

    Nursing Homes with large complex water systems, if not properly maintained can promote the growth of Legionella (the bacterium that causes Legionnaires’ disease). Residents, specifically those who have certain weakened immune systems or chronic disease are at high risk for Legio

      Force Field Analysis

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      Anticoagulant Adverse Drug Events (ADEs) One-Pager

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      Diabetes Adverse Drug Events (ADEs) One-Pager

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      A Deeper Dive into Diabetic Agent and Anticoagulation Medication Adverse Drug Events

      This LAN will take you through the most common ADEs and their risk factors for anticoagulant and diabetes medications. Case studies will be discussed to help hone your skills for identifying ADEs.
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      Antipsychotic Adverse Drug Events (ADEs) One-Pager

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      CDC Vaccine Finder Flyer – NH/CC

      The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) has launched a new online COVID-19 vaccine search tool called VaccineFinder to help Americans find which vaccine providers in their area have COVID-19 vaccines in stock. Alliant Quality has crea

        Opioid Adverse Drug Events (ADEs) One-Pager

        This material provides a general overview of Opioid Adverse Drug Effects (ADEs) including definitions, quick facts and common effects.

          A Deeper Dive into Opioid and Antipsychotic Medication Adverse Drug Events

          The is Learning Action Network event will take you through the most common ADEs and their risk factors for opioid and antipsychotic medications. Case studies will be discussed to help hone your skills for identifying ADEs.
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          Adverse Drug Events (ADEs) Overview One-Pager

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          Anticoagulation (Blood Thinner) Zone Tool – Nursing Homes