Welcome to the National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative’s Learning Session Six. Webinar 2 will focus on the elements of QAPI in nursing homes. Facilities will have an opportunity to learn the steps and processes needed to apply QAPI elements to their facility’s rehospitalization reduction program effectively.
For information on all Learning Session Six webinars, please visit our Learning Session Six page.
Long-term care staff.
- Describe the five key elements of Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) in nursing homes
- Describe the steps/processes needed to apply QAPI elements to your facility’s rehospitalization reduction program
Julie Ann Banister, BSN, RN, is a clinical quality consultant and works on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Antipsychotic Medication Reduction task. She has worked as a staff development/clinical educator and infection preventionist in the skilled nursing setting. Julie has participated in QAPI processes, served as an EHR trainer, and was selected as a surgical services LEAN project member while working as a nurse circulator. She has also worked as a “Train the Trainer” in person-centered care.
Holly Standhardt currently serves as a quality program manager for MPRO’s One Medicare Team which includes the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Excellence in Operations and Quality Improvement. These tasks include quality reporting programs such as Prospective Payment System (PPS) reporting and supporting clinicians in the Quality Payment Program and Improving Antibiotic Stewardship in the Outpatient Setting. Additionally, she has supported the Improving Adult Immunizations initiative. In the previous CMS contract, she worked on Improving Prevention Coordination through Meaningful Use (MU) of HIT and Collaborating with Regional Extension Centers and Quality Improvement through Value-Based Payment, Quality Reporting, and the Physician Feedback Reporting Program, Improving Health for Populations and Communities program, and the Michigan Center for Effective Information Technology Adoption (M-CEITA) program. She worked with medical practices on electronic health record (EHR) implementation, quality goal improvements, and application of best practices.
Visit our YouTube channel to view Learning Session Six | Webinar 2: Using QAPI to Reduce Readmissions.
PDF handout Change of Condition Process Eval Tool.
PDF handout Accessing Rehospitalization Data Sheet.
PDF handout Reducing Hospitalizations Probing Questions.
PDF presentation slide handouts Webinar 2: Webinar 2: Using QAPI to Reduce Readmissions.
All Learning Session Six Webinars
Webinar 1 (pre-recorded): Reducing Hospital Admissions to Improve Resident Outcomes, Quality, and Financial Incentives. This webinar is available now for viewing as introduction before the live webinars begin on August 24, 2018.
Webinar 2: Using QAPI to Reduce Readmissions • August 24, 2018.
Webinar 3: Nursing Home Strategies to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations, Part 1 • August 30, 2018.
Webinar 4: Nursing Home Strategies to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations, Part 2 • September 11, 2018.
Webinar 5: Nursing Home Strategies to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations, Part 3 • September 20, 2018.
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