This webinar will provide a brief explanation of antibiograms and will delve into their value in acute care, long-term care, and outpatient settings. Using antibiograms to support improved antibiotic use in the broader community also will be discussed.
Sepsis is one of the top diagnoses involved with readmissions throughout the Great Plains and Lake Superior Quality Innovation Networks. This second webinar in the series introduces a toolkit developed after the successful implementation of an early recognition and management of sepsis program in post-acute care settings.
The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) team at Jefferson Community Health and Life - Gardenside LTC, in Fairbury, Nebraska, implemented Natural Awakening to improve the overall sleep hygiene, health, and safety of their residents, while promoting a more “home-like” environment. During this WebEx presentation, they will share the steps taken, lessons learned and challenges they have faced through their journey of Natural Awakening.
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Communication is the lifeline of a well-functioning team. The TeamSTEPPS LTC Communication Module provides strategies and tools to improve the effectiveness of communication and promote sharing of information. Improving the quality of information exchange decreases communication-related errors.