On-Demand Webinar: How to Use QAPI to Improve the Infection Prevention and Control Program
Recorded On: 11/19/2020
The risks posed to the frail elderly population living in nursing homes from infections requires an intentional strategy now more than ever given the public health crisis from COVID-19. This 60-minute webinar will provide insight into how to take QAPI beyond paper compliance and use it to fuel infection prevention and control efforts. This proactive, data-driven approach will help protect nursing home residents from infections including COVID-19 and the seasonal flu.
Following this webinar, you will be able to:
- Identify the regulatory requirements for Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) that correlate to the regulatory requirements for the Infection Prevention and Control Program (IPCP)
- Apply the proposed data that can be used to measure and improve infection prevention efforts
- Distinguish what information should be included and discussed on the QAPI/QAA meeting agenda that pertains to IPCP
- Understand how the data can guide the QAA Committee and the Infection Preventionist to take corrective action that will lead to a more robust and wholistic approach to infection prevention and control