October 15, 2020 Quality Improvement and QAPI Webinar
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Central
Presented by Teresa Northcutt from Selman-Holman & Associates
1.5 Continuing Education Contact Hours awarded by Iowa Western Community College, Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #6
Purpose: Gain new tips and strategies to enhance your agency’s quality improvement and QAPI programs.
1. Identify one requirement for QAPI.
2. Name one data source to use for target selection.
3. Describe one way to evaluate if your QAPI plan is effective.
Download the registration brochure or register online.
12:00 -12:10 p.m. Review the standards under the Conditions of Participation for QAPI and Infection Prevention/Control. Explain Public Health Emergency impact on QAPI.
12:10 - 12:20 p.m. Discuss data sources to be used for target selection, including CASPER reports, HH-CAHPS reports, benchmarking reports, past surveys, complaint log, chart auditing results, and incident reports.
12:20 - 1:25 p.m. Review the requirements for QAPI action plan. Describe the processes for Root Cause Analysis and Rapid Cycle Improvement PDSA using a case example of an infection control target measure. Discuss how to evaluate the effectiveness of agency’s action plan, identify “pain points” where action plan fails.
1:25 - 1:30 p.m. Q&A/Evaluation