Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative (NHQCC) Learning

Working to improve the quality of care delivery to nursing home residents.

Operationalzing QAPI

A Practical Guide to QAPI - an in-depth introduction to the five elements of QAPI implementation and the organizational practices that support the teamwork and communication needed to ensure QAPI’s success. Click this link to view the webinar.

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Achieving Staff Stability - apply the QAPI process of staff stability, including goal setting, collecting and using data and piloting improvements. Click this link to view the webinar.
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A Positive Chain of Leadership - looks at the practices and major responsibilities of effective leaders and ways to maintain positive presence, generate teamwork, and engage staff in problem-solving. Click this link to view the webinar.
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Systems for Communication, Teamwork, and Collaborative Problem-Solving - monitoring and systematic analysis of QAPI, ways to systematically involve staff in the feedback data, how to implement consistent assignment and practices that maximize the benefits of consistent assignment.Click this link to view the webinar.
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Maximizing QAPI to Provide High Quality Individualized Care Learning

Performance Improvement: Reducing Resident Stressors that Generate the Behavioral Distress and Anti-Psychotic Medications - focus on psycho-social factors related to maintenance of resident’s customary routines. How to know residents routines through interventions that prevent environmentally induced agitation and thereby reduce unnecessary use of antipsychotic medications. Click this link to view the webinar.
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Maximizing QAPI to Provide High Quality Individualized Care - Mastering QAPI Principles to Support CQI: QAPI Success: From Plan to Action
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Performance Improvement; improving Clinical Outcomes through Staff Engagement in Individualizing Care - use key QI methods to learn the how of change, comprehensive approach to performance improvement that integrates clinical best practice and collaborative problem solving medic

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Leadership for Continuous Quality Improvement - Harnessing QAPI Tools to Maximize QI Efforts design, scope, governance and operation of the organizations QAPI plans, reflect on practices that contribute to successful outcomes

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NHQCC QAPI Tools Binder

Section 1

  1. QAPI Five Elements
  2. QAPI at a Glance
  3. IPRO QAPI Self Assessment
  4. QAPI Purpose
  5. Guide Develop QAPI Plan

Section 2

  1. QAPI Leadership Rounding Tool
  2. Example Performance Objectives Job Description

Section 3

  1. Measure Indicator Development Worksheet
  2. Measure Indicator Collection and Monitoring
  3. Instructions Develop Dashboard
  4. Goal Setting Worksheet IPRO
  5. Prioritization Worksheet PIP

Section 4

  1. Worksheet Create PIP Charter
  2. PIP Launch Checklist
  3. PDSA Cycle Template
  4. PIP Inventory
  5. Sustain Decision Guide
  6. Brainstorming Affinity Grouping Multi-Voting Tool
  7. Communication Plan Worksheet
  8. Storyboard Guide for PIPS
  9. Improvement Success Story

Section 5

  1. Guidance for FMEA
  2. Guidance for RCA
  3. Flowchart
  4. Five Whys
  5. Fishbone Tool RCA

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Cardiovascular Health
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Diabetes Self-Management
EDC Foot Care Campaign
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Drug Safety
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Immunization
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Nursing Home Quality
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QAPI Self-Assessment
Casper Data
Eliminating Inappropriate Antipsychotic Medication Use
Clinical Quality Measures (QM)
Composite Measure Score
NHQCC Collaborative I Kick-Off
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QI/QAPI
Using a System's Approach to Quality & Performance Improvement
Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative (NHQCC) Learning
Engaging Staff in Individualized Care
QAPI Self-Assessment and Related Resources
QAPI In Action
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Steps to QAPI
Elements for Framing QAPI in Nursing Homes
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Pressure Ulcer Clinical Tools & Resources
Restraint Clinical Tools & Resources
Falls with Major Injuries
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Eliminating Long Term Care Re-Admissions Tools & Resources
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ACE e-Newsletter
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QI/QAPI
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Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship
Core Element One: Commitment
Core Element Two: Action for Policy and Practice
Core Element Three: Tracking and Reporting
Core Element Four: Education and Expertise
Technology-Enhanced Care
Meaningful Use of HIT (DC)
Meaningful Use of HIT (NY)
Meaningful Use of HIT (SC)
Transforming End of Life
Quality Payment Program
Request Technical Assistance
AQIN Presentations
QPP General Information
Quality Measures
Improvement Activities
Advancing Care Information (ACI)
Cost
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Contact Us

New York

Pauline Kinney, RN, MA, LNHA, RAC-CT
Senior Director, Health Care Quality Improvement
Tel: (516) 209-5402
Fax: (516) 326-0434
pauline.kinney@area-I.hcqis.org

Maureen Valvo, RN, BSN, RAC-CT
Senior Quality Improvement Specialist
Tel: (516) 209-5308
Maureen.valvo@area-I.hcqis.org

David L. Johnson, NHA, RAC-CT
Senior Quality Improvement Specialist
Tel: (518) 320-3516
David.johnson@area-I.hcqis.org

Dan Yuricic, MA
Senior Quality Improvement Specialist
Tel: (516) 209-5458
Danny.yuricic@area-I.hcqis.org

IPRO Nursing Home Team
ipronursinghometeam@ipro.org