RoP Infection Control Program Updates and Urinary Tract Infections-Catheter Use: Analyzing 5-Star UTI and Catheter Quality Measures and Applying QAPI Principles to Improve UTI and Catheter Quality Measures

RoP Infection Control Program Updates and Urinary Tract Infections-Catheter Use: Analyzing 5-Star UTI and Catheter Quality Measures and Applying QAPI Principles to Improve UTI and Catheter Quality Measures

Live Webinar

Start Time
09/27/2017 1:00 pm
End Time
09/27/2017 2:30 pm

Event Detail

RoP Infection Control Program Updates and Urinary Tract Infections-Catheter Use: Analyzing 5-Star UTI and Catheter Quality Measures and Applying QAPI Principles to Improve UTI and Catheter Quality Measures 

September 27, 2017 Live Webinar - 1:00 - 2:30pm

Course Description:

This session will review the RoP infection prevention and control program updates and UTI and catheter insert/left in bladder quality measures that impact the Quality Measure component of the Nursing Home Compare Five-Star Quality Rating system. During the session, we will review how these measures are calculated and how they impact your overall Five-Star Quality Rating. The session will focus on best practices for reducing urinary tract infections and unnecessary catheter use in your facility and how to improve these measures using a QAPI framework with emphasis on reduction of common MDS coding errors and implementation of a facility specific Five Star road map action plan.  Sample tools will be shared for driving and sustaining Five Star Quality.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand how the UTI and catheter insert/left in bladder quality measure are calculated and impact the Five-Star Quality Rating score
  2. Understand the Requirements of Participation related to Infection Prevention and Control
  3. Describe best practices for reducing UTIs and catheter use and improving your Five-Star Quality Rating score
  4. Describe a process for establishing priority QAPI goals and actions to improve the UTIs and catheter insert/left in bladder quality measure

Course Content

Review of the UTI and catheter insert/left in bladder quality measures and impact on 5-Star Rating

  • Percent of residents with UTIs or catheters
  • Acceptable diagnoses for catheter use and effective documentation and monitoring of catheter use and care
  • Ensuring appropriate MDS coding per the RAI manual for UTI
  • Review of an antibiotic stewardship program to assure appropriate use of antibiotics
  • How to calculate UTI and catheter insert/left in bladder quality measure scores in the 5-Star Rating system

Best practices related to infection control and UTI prevention and the new RoP for infection control

Developing a QAPI plan based on antipsychotic medications quality measures data analysis

  • PIP Team
  • Establishing goals for implementation
  • Identification of tools for evaluating and monitoring compliance
  • Plan for monitoring compliance
  • Implementation of changes that will result in 5-Star improvement

Closing Comments/ Q&A

Target Audience:   Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, Nurse Managers, Nursing Home Administrators, Nursing staff and leaders, Quality Assurance Director, Social Services, Rehabilitation services

Instructional Level:            Intermediate     Contact Hours: 1.25

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Registration is good for one CEU certificate.  If there are others viewing this program with you that need CEU certificates there will be a $15.00 charge per additional person/CEU certificate.  You can add these individuals at time of registration.

Please contact Patty DeGrasse at 410-290-5132 or pstehle@hfam.org with any questions.

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