Nursing Home Care – Resources

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CDC Nursing Home Infection Preventionist Training

This Nursing Home Infection Preventionist Training created in March 2019 is designed for individuals responsible for infection prevention and control (IPC) programs in nursing homes. Created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in collaboration with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the course covers: Core activities of effective IPC programs …

Early Identification of Sepsis in Nursing Facilities: Opportunities and Hurdles

Sepsis is a leading cause of hospital readmissions for nursing home residents transferred to the hospital, yet the early identification of sepsis in nursing homes is fraught with challenges and has not been well-studied. Until further research is available, how might we begin to tackle this problem? Join Telligen Medical Director Dr. Christine LaRocca, MD, …

Sepsis Among the Elderly Toolkit

This Telligen toolkit includes links to sepsis prevention, screening and treatment resources tailored to older patients and their families.

Overview of New All-Cause Harm Prevention in Nursing Homes Change Package

The Office of Inspector General report for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services indicates that 33 percent of all residents of skilled nursing facilities experience an adverse event or a temporary harm event. This Telligen webinar recorded in February 2019 will introduce you to valuable resources for nursing home staff and healthcare providers …

National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Trailblazers

These Colorado, Illinois and Iowa nursing homes have been recognized by the Telligen QIN-QIO as National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Trailblazers for contributing nearly two years of Clostridiodes difficile (C. diff) infection information to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) NHSN database. The database tracks C. diff infections in nursing homes to help …

National Healthcare Safety Network Trailblazer Honor Roll

What is the National Healthcare Safety Network Trailblazer Honor Roll? National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Trailblazer recognition comes to select long-term care facilities in Colorado, Illinois and Iowa. These homes voluntarily contributed nearly two years of Clostridioides difficile (C. diff) infection information to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) NHSN database. The data is …

Grand Rounds in the Nursing Home Setting – Driving Quality with Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration

This 30-minute Telligen webinar recorded in January 2019 brings forward the concept of grand rounds in the post-acute care setting. Collaboration with an interdisciplinary team using a grand rounds approach places nursing home residents in the center of their care decision process, driving a united approach toward personalized objectives while achieving their highest possible level …

Bridging Communication Between Dialysis and Long-Term Care

This January 2019 presentation, a collaborative effort between HSAG: ESRD Network 15, Telligen, and the Colorado Health Care Association & Center for Assisted Living (CHCA), provides essential information regarding: The nutritional needs of long-term care residents who have an end-stage renal disease (ESRD) diagnosis. Resident rights regarding their diet and fluid intake. Fluid management and …

Infection Prevention in Nursing Homes: It’s in Our Hands

In this Telligen webinar recorded in December 2018, Telligen Medical Director Dr. Paul Mulhausen shares principles and strategies to help nursing homes bridge the gap between knowing and actually practicing good hand hygiene.

Phase 3 of the Nursing Home Final Rule: One Year Countdown

Phase 3 of Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Reform of Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities, will become effective on November 28, 2019. In one year, all of the new rules must be implemented and effective in each CMS certified nursing home. Will you be ready? This Telligen webinar posted in November 2018 supports nursing home efforts …