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KHA SDoH Webinar: Now I Know We Need It—Where on Earth Can I Find It?

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    IP 101: Class 4: Surveillance

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    Bakhita Empowerment Initiative

    Providing direct assistance and case management to survivors of human trafficking, this program also aims to educate the community about human trafficking, as well as how to identify individuals who are being forced or coerced for the purpose

    wwwJuly 17, 2024human-traffickingwww
    Unconventional Wisdom: Research Shakes Up Assumptions About Sex Trafficking Clues in Online Escort Ads

    Scientific study finds that many widely recognized indicators of trafficking in online escort ads are likely not reliable. Research also produces new practice guide. (National Institute of Justice)

    wwwJuly 17, 2024human-traffickingwww
    Human Trafficking Awareness CEU/CME

    Links to CEU/CME resources.

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    H.O.P.E. Human Trafficking Training

    The H.O.P.E. (Healthcare Observations for the Prevention & Eradication of Human Trafficking) is a survivor-informed, trauma-informed, and patient-centered virtual training that equips all healthcare workers to identify potential human trafficking victims, give support, and offer resources

    wwwJuly 12, 2024human-traffickingwebsitewww
    Human Trafficking Awareness Training Videos

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    PATH Coalition of Kentucky

    PATH aims to prevent trafficking in three strategic ways: Education, Partnership, and PATHWAY Services

    wwwJuly 12, 2024human-traffickingwebsitewww
    Your Eyes Save Lives website

    In January 2021, the Kentucky OAG launched a statewide human trafficking awareness campaign, “Your Eyes Save Lives.” The campaign combats human trafficking by raising awareness of the signs of human trafficking and empowers citizens, law enforcement, and community leaders

    aspxJuly 12, 2024human-traffickingwebsiteaspx
    Victim Rights Brochure

    Office of Victims Advocacy

    wwwJuly 12, 2024human-traffickingwww
    Labor Trafficking Protocol Guidelines OVC

    These Protocol Guidelines provide a roadmap for state and local governments, service providers, community organizations, and others to prevent labor trafficking, protect and support victims, and hold traffickers accountable.

    wwwJuly 12, 2024human-traffickingwww
    Child Sex Trafficking Training for Law Enforcement

    The purpose of this training series is to educate frontline officers on how to recognize and respond to victims of child sex trafficking.

    wwwJuly 12, 2024human-traffickingwww
    2023 Human Trafficking LRC Report

    The Victim Services Working Group of the Kentucky State Human Trafficking Task Force has compiled a resource directory to assist government agencies, providers, and members of the public in serving survivors of trafficking. This resource and referral document

    wwwJuly 12, 2024human-traffickingwww
    Kentucky Statewide Human Trafficking Taskforce: Policies and Protocols

    The purpose of this document is to provide law enforcement, service providers, government agencies, and individuals with best practices for responding to human trafficking incidents in the state of Kentucky. The goal is to provide a victim-centered response that

    wwwJuly 12, 2024human-traffickingwww
    2024 Kentucky Statewide Human Trafficking Data Report

    A Comprehensive Report of Existing Multi-Disciplinary Data (Kentucky Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force)

    wwwJuly 12, 2024human-traffickingwww
    Kentucky Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force

    The Kentucky Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force is a multi-disciplinary task force bringing together law enforcement, victim advocates, service agencies, and survivor leaders to combat human trafficking in Kentucky.

    wwwJuly 12, 2024human-traffickingwebsitewww
    HEAL Trafficking

    A training module specific to healthcare that actually uses simulation-based training for identification, treatment, and referral of trafficked individuals.

    wwwJuly 12, 2024human-traffickingwebsitewww
    SOAR Online

    SOAR Online offers FREE education from the government through the Office of Administration of Children and Families that has modules specifically for healthcare on essentially all of the basic components of recognizing possible indicators of trafficking and response protocols.

    wwwJuly 12, 2024human-traffickingwebsitewww
    Indicator Card

    A tip sheet for identification of potential trafficking. (Blue Campaign)

    wwwJuly 12, 2024human-traffickingwebsitewww
    Blue Campaign

    Blue Campaign is a national public awareness campaign designed to educate the public, law enforcement, and other industry partners to recognize the indicators of human trafficking, and how to appropriately respond to possible cases. Blue Campaign provides education

    wwwJuly 12, 2024human-traffickingwebsitewww
    2020 Federal Human Trafficking Report: Kentucky State Summary

    Human Trafficking Institute

    pdfJuly 10, 2024human-traffickingpdf
    Kentucky Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force Brochure

    pdfJuly 10, 2024human-traffickingpdf
    Identifying Victims of Human Trafficking Fact Sheet

    Department of Health & Human Services

    pdfJuly 10, 2024human-traffickingpdf
    Human Trafficking Resource Assistance

    Contains information, definitions, Kentucky and national statistics, educational materials for healthcare and law enforcement, CEU training, and resources for hospitals.

    pdfJuly 10, 2024human-traffickingpdf
    Human Trafficking and Health Care Providers: Legal Requirements for Reporting and Education

    Hospitals Against Violence

    pdfJuly 10, 2024human-traffickingpdf
    Framework to Create Standardized/Simulated Patient Case Materials for Underrepresented Patient Populations

    HEAL

    pdfJuly 10, 2024human-traffickingpdf
    Human Trafficking and Health Care Providers: Legal Requirements for Reporting and Education

    OneFirm Worldwide

    pdfJuly 10, 2024human-traffickingpdf
    Human Trafficking 101 (Spanish)

    Fact sheet on Human Trafficking, Spanish (Blue Campaign)

    pdfJuly 10, 2024human-traffickingpdf
    Human Trafficking 101 (English)

    Fact sheet on Human Trafficking, English (Blue Campaign)

    pdfJuly 10, 2024human-traffickingpdf
    KHA Quality Webinar: Process Improvement 101, Part 3: The Implementation Phase

    , wwwJuly 1, 2024kha-quality-webinar process-improvementwebinarwww
    Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals

    Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)

    , , , , , , wwwJune 26, 2024c-difficile cauti clabsi infection-prevention mrsa ssi vaewww
    Learn How to Take Your Blood Pressure at Home

    wwwJune 21, 2024hypertensionwebinarwww
    KHA SDoH Webinar: Blind Spots? Bias? Uncomfortable? How to Make the Most of the CMS Social Needs Screening

    , wwwJune 18, 2024kha-quality-webinar social-drivers-of-healthwebinarwww
    IP 101: Class 3: NHSN Overview

    , , wwwJune 12, 2024infection-prevention ip-101 kha-quality-webinarwebinarwww
    KHA Quality Webinar: Process Improvement 101, Part 2

    , wwwJune 4, 2024kha-quality-webinar process-improvementwebinarwww
    KHA SDoH Webinar: Putting the Z in E Z: Using Z Codes for SDoH

    , wwwJune 4, 2024kha-quality-webinar social-drivers-of-healthwebinarwww
    Quick Guide to Accurately Measure Blood Pressure

    wwwMay 29, 2024hypertensionwebinarwww
    KHA Sepsis Webinar: Moving the Needle on Bundle Compliance

    , wwwMay 23, 2024kha-quality-webinar sepsiswebinarwww
    IP 101: Class 2: Foundational Infection Prevention

    , , wwwMay 16, 2024infection-prevention ip-101 kha-quality-webinarwebinarwww
    Engage with Your Community in the Fight Against Hypertension

    , , wwwMay 6, 2024health-equity hypertension social-drivers-of-healthwww
    KHA Quality Webinar: Process Improvement 101, Part 1

    , wwwApril 30, 2024kha-quality-webinar process-improvementwebinarwww
    Infection Prevention Risk Assessment for Nursing Homes Template

    xlsxApril 30, 2024infection-preventionxlsx
    Content of an Infection Prevention and Control Plan

    Outline developed by Libby Chinnes, RN, BSN, CIC, FAPIC

    pdfApril 30, 2024infection-preventionpdf
    KHA Sepsis Webinar: So You Conquered Sepsis Screening at Triage, Now What?

    , April 23, 2024kha-quality-webinar sepsiswebinar
    IP 101: Class 1: Intro to Infection Prevention: A Quick-Start Guide for the New IP

    , wwwApril 17, 2024infection-prevention ip-101webinarwww
    Keeping the Lead: Understanding and Addressing Social Drivers of Health in Kentucky

    , wwwApril 16, 2024kha-quality-webinar social-drivers-of-healthwebinarwww
    Fall Prevention in the Acute Care Hospital Medical Surgical Setting

    CHI Saint Joseph Health

    , pdfMarch 29, 20242024 kha-quality-conferencepresentationpdf
    Social Drivers of Health – Battling Food Insecurity

    Baptist Health La Grange

    , , pdfMarch 29, 20242024 kha-quality-conference social-drivers-of-healthpresentationpdf
    Aim For the Target: Optimizing Anti-pseudomonal Antibiotic Utilization at a Community Hospital

    Baptist Health Richmond

    , pdfMarch 29, 20242024 kha-quality-conferencepresentationpdf
    Neonatal Resuscitation Emergency Preparedness

    UofL Health

    , pdfMarch 29, 20242024 kha-quality-conferencepresentationpdf
    The Eyes on the Lines Project for Reduction in Device Utilization and Healthcare Associated Infections

    Owensboro Health Regional Hospital

    , pdfMarch 29, 20242024 kha-quality-conferencepresentationpdf
    Kentucky Sepsis Consortium Webinar: Sepsis and Palliative Care – The Care Continuum

    , wwwMarch 28, 2024infection-prevention sepsiswebinarwww
    Hypertension Matters Stats Talk

    This presentation provides hypertension statistics and data, including: Hypertension Prevalence by County (2018-2020), Hypertension Mortality Rates, and Contributing Factors Compounding Hypertension.

    pdfMarch 27, 2024hypertensionpdf
    Leaps and Bounds: Celebrating Kentucky’s Leapfrog Safety Grade Successes, Part 2 of 2

    wwwMarch 20, 2024kha-quality-webinarwebinarwww
    Walking the Walk: A Simulation of a (Highly Realistic!) RCAA, Part 2 of 2

    wwwMarch 5, 2024kha-quality-webinarwebinarwww
    Kindness: A People-Centered Leadership Strategy

    Institute for Healthcare Improvement

    pdfMarch 4, 2024institute-for-healthcare-improvementpdf
    Leaps and Bounds: Celebrating Kentucky’s Leapfrog Safety Grade Successes, Part 1 of 2

    wwwFebruary 29, 2024kha-quality-webinarwebinarwww
    Walking the Walk: A Simulation of a (Highly Realistic!) RCAA, Part 1 of 2

    wwwFebruary 27, 2024kha-quality-webinarwebinarwww
    Kentucky Sepsis Consortium Webinar: Use of Simulation to Promote Best Practice for Obtaining Blood Cultures

    , wwwFebruary 26, 2024infection-prevention sepsiswebinarwww
    Kentucky Quality Encyclopedia of Measures

    Kentucky Hospital Association

    pdfFebruary 13, 2024publicly-available-data-on-hospital-qualitytoolspdf
    KHA Quality Metric Updates: Part 2 – Standardized Antimicrobial Administration Ratio (SAAR) All Antibacterial Agents

    , wwwFebruary 12, 2024antimicrobial-stewardship kha-quality-webinarwebinarwww
    KHA Quality Metric Updates: Part 1 – CMS Metrics for Severe Hypoglycemia and Severe Hyperglycemia

    , wwwFebruary 9, 2024adverse-drug-events kha-quality-webinarwebinarwww
    AHRQ TeamSTEPPS Tools and Materials

    TeamSTEPPS Curriculum, Pocket Guide, and more

    htmlJanuary 25, 2024teamsteppstoolshtml
    AHA Team Training Webinar Library

    These webinars cover a variety of health care and team training topics, including TeamSTEPPS, patient safety, change management, and more.

    wwwJanuary 25, 2024teamsteppswebinarwww
    Surviving Sepsis Campaign

    Society of Critical Care Medicine

    , wwwJanuary 25, 2024infection-prevention sepsiswebsitewww
    Joint Commission Resources for Kentucky Hospital Association Members

    wwwJanuary 24, 2024quality-organizations-and-government-informationwebsitewww
    Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals

    wwwJanuary 24, 2024quality-organizations-and-government-informationwebsitewww
    AHRQ TeamSTEPPS Tools and Materials

    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

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    Agency for Healthcare Resources & Quality (AHRQ) website

    wwwJanuary 24, 2024quality-organizations-and-government-informationwebsitewww
    AHA Quality Center

    AHA Center for Health Innovation

    wwwJanuary 24, 2024quality-organizations-and-government-informationwebsitewww
    Leapfrog

    Search Leapfrog’s Hospital and Surgery Center Ratings

    wwwJanuary 24, 2024publicly-available-data-on-hospital-qualitywebsitewww
    Joint Commission Quality Check

    The purpose of Quality Check is to list Joint Commission accreditation status.

    wwwJanuary 24, 2024publicly-available-data-on-hospital-qualitywebsitewww
    Hospital Compare

    Find and compare information about the quality of care at over 4,000 Medicare-certified hospitals, including over 130 Veterans Administration (VA) medical centers and over 50 military hospitals, across the country. (CMS)

    wwwJanuary 24, 2024publicly-available-data-on-hospital-qualitywebsitewww
    National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)

    CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network is the nation’s most widely used healthcare-associated infection tracking system. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

    , htmlJanuary 24, 2024infection-prevention quality-organizations-and-government-informationwebsitehtml
    APIC: Association of Professionals in Infection Control website

    wwwJanuary 24, 2024infection-preventionwebsitewww
    Guidelines and Statements – Professional Heart Daily

    American Heart Association

    , wwwJanuary 24, 2024heart-failureguidelines websitewww
    Socially Determined Website: Platform for Determining the Social Risk of Your Community

    wwwJanuary 24, 2024health-equitywebsitewww
    Racial Equity Institute Website

    wwwJanuary 24, 2024health-equitywebsitewww
    Health Equity Roadmap

    AHA Institute for Diversity and Health Equity

    wwwJanuary 17, 2024health-equityguidelineswww
    RCA2: Demystifying the Purpose, Presentation, and Power of the Root Cause Analysis and Action Plan

    wwwJanuary 11, 2024kha-quality-webinarwebinarwww
    Why Does Hypertension Matter to Our Kentucky Hospitals?

    wwwJanuary 5, 2024hypertensionwebinarwww
    Health Equity and Social Drivers of Health (SDoH) Presentation

    Institute for Healthcare Improvement Forum (December 10 – 13, 2023)

    , pdfDecember 10, 2023health-equity social-drivers-of-healthpresentationpdf
    Kentucky Sepsis Consortium Webinar: Regulating Sepsis Care in New York Hospitals

    , wwwDecember 7, 2023infection-prevention sepsiswebinarwww
    Hospital Inpatient Specifications Manuals

    The Specifications Manual for National Hospital Inpatient Quality Measures contains abstraction guidance and technical specifications to successfully submit the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) hospital inpatient quality measures.

    , wwwDecember 1, 2023infection-prevention sepsisguidelineswww
    National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

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    When Someone Asks What I Did Today at Work: Here is What I Tell Them

    Ruth Carrico PhD DNP APRN CIC FSHEA FNAP FAAN, Carrico & Ramirez, PLLC, Adjunct Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Louisville School of Medicine

    , pdfNovember 7, 2023infection-prevention ip-day-2023presentationpdf
    Building a Safe Future: Integrating Infection Prevention Measures in Construction Practices

    Julia Frith DNP, RN, CIC, Manager, Clinical Research Development & Support-NIDI

    , pdfNovember 7, 2023infection-prevention ip-day-2023presentationpdf
    One Team, One Goal: How Centralization and Automation Optimize Infection Prevention

    James Hensley MLS(ASCP), CIC, MBA, System Director of Infection Prevention, Appalachian Regional Healthcare; Amanda Taylor MPH, CIC, System Epidemiologist, Appalachian Regional Healthcare; Justin Caudill RN, Regional Director of Infection Prevention, Appalachian Regional Healthcare

    , pdfNovember 7, 2023infection-prevention ip-day-2023presentationpdf
    Breaking the Chain and EVS Gain

    Megan Messamore, Ohio County Hospital

    , pdfNovember 7, 2023infection-prevention ip-day-2023presentationpdf
    Continuous Process Improvement Workshop

    Kristi Cox, CSSBB, MHRE – Process Improvement Specialist and Leah Oppy, MPH, CIC – Infection Prevention & Control Manager

    , pdfNovember 7, 2023infection-prevention ip-day-2023presentationpdf
    Secrets of the CBC . . .What’s the Diff??

    Kathleen M. Vollman MSN, RN, CCNS, FCCM, FCNS, FAAN

    , pdfNovember 7, 2023infection-prevention ip-day-2023presentationpdf
    TAP C. difficile infection (CDI) Implementation Guide: Links to Example Resources

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    , htmlNovember 3, 2023c-difficile infection-preventiontoolshtml
    “Got A Virus Campaign” promotional graphic

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    Kentucky Sepsis Consortium Webinar (October 26, 2023)

    , wwwOctober 26, 2023infection-prevention sepsiswebinarwww
    Inpatient Glycemic Management & Preparing for the New CMS Measures

    , pdfOctober 12, 2023adverse-drug-events kha-quality-webinarwebinarpdf
    Kentucky Sepsis Consortium Webinar: Patient Story

    , wwwSeptember 29, 2023infection-prevention sepsiswebinarwww
    KHA Podcast: Sepsis

    As part of Sepsis Awareness Month, KHA’s Vice President of Clinical Strategy and Transformation Deb …

    , wwwSeptember 26, 2023infection-prevention sepsispodcastwww
    Sepsis Toolkit

    Kentucky Sepsis Consortium

    , pdfSeptember 23, 2023infection-prevention sepsistoolspdf
    Saving Sepsis Patients Protocol and Practice

    Rebecca Sell, MD – UC San Diego Health …

    , pdfSeptember 20, 2023presentations sepsis-toolkitwebinarpdf
    Best Practices for Improving Sepsis Care and Outcomes: Coordinating Sepsis Care Across Your Hospital

    Wolters Kluwer

    , pdfSeptember 20, 2023guidance-and-sample-policies sepsis-toolkitguidelinespdf
    The Impact of PAD on the Patient and Society

    , , , wwwSeptember 14, 2023health-equity kentucky-rising-stars kha-quality-webinar readmissionswebinarwww
    Sepsis Supplies List

    , xlsxSeptember 8, 2023kentucky-sepsis-consortium-resources sepsis-toolkittoolsxlsx
    Pediatric Family Script

    When there is a concern that a child may be at risk for sepsis, it’s important to start communicating with the family. Here are some talking points to share with parents/caregivers.

    , pdfSeptember 8, 2023kentucky-sepsis-consortium-resources sepsis-toolkittoolspdf
    Sepsis Screening Tool Badge Card

    , pdfSeptember 8, 2023kentucky-sepsis-consortium-resources sepsis-toolkittoolspdf
    Sepsis Process Discovery Tool

    , xlsxSeptember 8, 2023kentucky-sepsis-consortium-resources sepsis-toolkittoolsxlsx
    Sepsis Poster

    To receive a full-size poster for your hospital, contact Deb Campbell.

    , pdfSeptember 8, 2023kentucky-sepsis-consortium-resources sepsis-toolkitpromotional-materialspdf
    KHA Sepsis in Kentucky Report

    Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection which can lead to tissue damage, organ failure and death. In the U.S. alone, sepsis affects 1.7 million people and takes 350,000 lives every year. However, as many

    , pdfSeptember 8, 2023kentucky-sepsis-consortium-resources sepsis-toolkitreportspdf
    Symptoms of Sepsis

    , pdfSeptember 8, 2023getting-started sepsis-toolkitpdf
    Sepsis Risk Factors

    , pdfSeptember 8, 2023getting-started sepsis-toolkitpdf
    Sepsis Facts

    , pdfSeptember 8, 2023getting-started sepsis-toolkitpdf
    The Kentucky Sepsis Consortium Journey

    , pdfSeptember 8, 2023getting-started sepsis-toolkitpdf
    The Core Elements of Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship Programs: 2019

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    htmlSeptember 7, 2023antimicrobial-stewardshipguidelineshtml
    CDC Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Assessment Tool

    pdfSeptember 7, 2023antimicrobial-stewardshiptoolspdf
    Be Antibiotics Aware

    Be Antibiotics Aware is a national effort to help fight antibiotic resistance and improve antibiotic prescribing and use.

    htmlSeptember 7, 2023antimicrobial-stewardshippromotional-materialshtml
    Antibiotic Use in the United States, 2023 Update: Progress and Opportunities

    Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

    htmlSeptember 7, 2023antimicrobial-stewardshipreportshtml
    Bristol Stool Scale

    , pdfSeptember 1, 2023c-difficile infection-preventiontoolspdf
    Sepsis Quiz Show

    Answer Key (Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU)

    , pptxSeptember 1, 2023sepsis-toolkit staff-awareness-activitiespromotional-materialspptx
    Kentucky Sepsis Consortium Webinar: SEP-1 Targets

    , wwwAugust 24, 2023infection-prevention sepsiswebinarwww
    Predicting Sepsis Readmissions Using Social Determinants of Health

    , , , , wwwAugust 10, 2023health-equity infection-prevention kha-quality-webinar readmissions sepsiswebinarwww
    Hospital Sepsis Program Core Elements: 2023

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    , pdfAugust 1, 2023guidance-and-sample-policies sepsis-toolkitguidelinespdf
    Kentucky Sepsis Consortium Webinar: SeptiCyte RAPID

    , wwwJuly 27, 2023infection-prevention sepsiswebinarwww
    The Summer Scaries: What is Brain-eating Amoeba and How Do We Stop It?

    , wwwJuly 17, 2023infection-prevention kha-quality-webinarwebinarwww
    SEP-1 and Value-Based Purchasing: What You Need to Know to Prepare

    Sepsis Alliance

    , pdfJuly 1, 2023presentations sepsis-toolkitwebinarpdf
    Kentucky Sepsis Consortium Webinar: Spacelabs Healthcare

    , wwwJune 29, 2023infection-prevention sepsiswebinarwww
    Infection Preventionist Quick Guide and Checklist

    This material was prepared by Mountain Pacific, a Medicare Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO), …

    pdfJune 1, 2023infection-preventionpdf
    Kentucky Sepsis Consortium Webinar: Adventist Health Sepsis Journey and Collaboration with KATE

    , wwwMay 25, 2023infection-prevention sepsiswebinarwww
    Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: Management Bundle (Composite Measure) v5.13 Review & Updates

    CMS

    , pdfMarch 24, 2023presentations sepsis-toolkitwebinarpdf
    Kentucky Sepsis Consortium Webinar: Blood Culture Metrics

    , wwwMarch 23, 2023infection-prevention sepsiswebinarwww
    C. Difficile Education and Process Improvement through Infection Prevention, Laboratory, and Pharmacy Collaboration

    KHA 2023 Quality Conference Presentation: Shannon Davis, RN and Amory Scott, PharmD, BCPS

    , , , wwwMarch 3, 20232023 c-difficile infection-prevention kha-quality-conferencepresentationwww
    Impact of Barcode Scanning Medications upon Removal from Automated Dispensing Cabinets (ADC) and Discrepancy Reduction in the Hospital Setting

    KHA 2023 Quality Conference Presentation: Angela Gibson, PharmD, MBA, Director of Inpatient Pharmacy Services, Owensboro Health Twin Lakes Medical Center

    , pdfMarch 3, 20232023 kha-quality-conferencepresentationpdf
    Perioperative Opioid Stewardship: Changing the Culture

    KHA 2023 Quality Conference Presentation: Panel Discussion

    , pdfMarch 3, 20232023 kha-quality-conferencepresentationpdf
    Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI)

    KHA 2023 Quality Conference Presentation: Kristin Vinson, MSN, RN, CSRN, Clark Regional Medical Center

    , , pdfMarch 3, 20232023 publicly-available-data-on-hospital-quality kha-quality-conferencepresentationpdf
    Quality Award Presentation: UofL Health – Jewish Hospital, Trager Transplant Center collaboration with UofL Health – Peace Hospital

    KHA 2023 Quality Conference Presentation: Jessica D. Campbell,MS, Ed.S.,CPHQ

    , , pdfMarch 3, 20232023 awards kha-quality-conferencepresentationpdf
    Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Our Adolescents

    KHA 2023 Quality Conference Presentation: The Brook Hospitals

    , pdfMarch 3, 20232023 kha-quality-conferencepresentationpdf
    Fall Prevention: The Falling LEAF Program

    KHA 2023 Quality Conference Presentation: Paige Holt, BSN, RN, CHI St. Joseph Flaget – Medical Surgical Unit

    , , pdfMarch 3, 20232023 kha-quality-conference patient-safetypresentationpdf
    Prime Time Prevention: Fleming County Hospital

    KHA 2023 Quality Conference Presentation: LifePoint Health

    , , pdfMarch 3, 20232023 kha-quality-conference patient-safetypresentationpdf
    Quantitative Blood Loss Using the DMAIC Process

    KHA 2023 Quality Conference Presentation: Norton Women’s and Children’s Hospital

    , pdfMarch 3, 20232023 kha-quality-conferencepresentationpdf
    Purposeful Hourly Rounding: Best Practices During a Pandemic

    KHA 2023 Quality Conference Presentation: Loree Holland, Director, Patient Experience, St. Elizabeth Healthcare

    , , pdfMarch 3, 20232023 kha-quality-conference patient-safetypresentationpdf
    Developing a Culture of Resuscitation Excellence & Confidence

    KHA 2023 Quality Conference Presentation: Kristin Vinson, MSN, RN, CSRN Confidence, Director of Education & Float Pool Nursing, Clark Regional Medical Center

    , , pdfMarch 3, 20232023 kha-quality-conference patient-safetypresentationpdf
    Toolkit for Preventing CLABSI and CAUTI in ICUs

    This customizable, educational toolkit aims to help ICUs reduce rates of central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) and catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI). (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)

    , , htmlMarch 1, 2023cauti clabsi infection-preventiontoolshtml
    Guide to Patient and Family Engagement in Hospital Quality and Safety

    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

    htmlMarch 1, 2023patient-and-family-engagement-pfeguidelineshtml
    Culture of Safety: No Quick Fix

    KHA 2023 Quality Conference Presentation: Annie Campbell, Quality Manager, CHI Saint Joseph Health

    , , pdfMarch 1, 20232023 kha-quality-conference patient-safetypresentationpdf
    Kentucky Sepsis Consortium Webinar: Sepsis Care 2023: Is it Time to Get Personal?

    , wwwFebruary 23, 2023infection-prevention sepsiswebinarwww
    KHA Podcast: Sepsis Survivor Week

    Sepsis Survivor Darrell Raikes and KHA Vice President of Quality & Health Professions Deb Campbell …

    , wwwFebruary 14, 2023infection-prevention sepsispodcastwww
    Kentucky Sepsis Consortium: Encyclopedia of Measures

    , pdfFebruary 6, 2023infection-prevention sepsispdf
    Life After Sepsis Fact Sheet

    What sepsis survivors need to know (CDC, Sepsis Alliance, & Rory Staunton Foundation for Sepsis Prevention)

    , pdfJanuary 30, 2023articles-and-fact-sheets sepsis-toolkitguidelinespdf
    How to Reduce Hospital-Onset Sepsis

    At one children’s hospital, a simple electronic trigger reduced onset sepsis cases and mortalities by more than half. (Children’s Hospital Association)

    , wwwJanuary 30, 2023articles-and-fact-sheets sepsis-toolkitwebsitewww
    Antibiotic Interchange during Amoxicillin Suspension Shortage Guidance

    Norton Children’s Hospital and UK HealthCare Kentucky Children’s Hospital

    wwwJanuary 1, 2023antimicrobial-stewardshipguidelineswww
    Baptist Health Louisville Sepsis Team Charter 2022

    , , , pdfJanuary 1, 20232023 infection-prevention kha-quality-conference sepsispdf
    Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)

    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

    htmlDecember 1, 2022publicly-available-data-on-hospital-qualityhtml
    C. diff Treatment Flowsheet

    , pdfNovember 1, 2022c-difficile infection-preventiontoolspdf
    Progression of a C. diff Infection

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    , pdfOctober 13, 2022c-difficile infection-preventionpromotional-materialspdf
    Patients and Families: Be Antibiotics Aware, C. diff Infection – Am I At Risk?

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    , pdfOctober 13, 2022c-difficile infection-preventionpromotional-materialspdf
    Toolkit to Improve Antibiotic Use in Long-Term Care

    AHRQ

    htmlOctober 1, 2022patient-and-family-engagement-pfetoolshtml
    Blood Culture Dos and Don’ts

    , pdfSeptember 1, 2022clabsi infection-preventionguidelinespdf
    C. difficile Process Discovery Tool

    IPRO HQIC and St. Francis Hospital

    , xlsxJuly 15, 2022c-difficile infection-preventiontoolsxlsx
    COVID-19 Reverses Progress in Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance in U.S.

    The COVID-19 pandemic pushed back years of progress made combating antimicrobial resistance (AR) in the United States… (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

    htmlJuly 12, 2022antimicrobial-stewardshipreportshtml
    Pizza Document

    This document was provided on top of pizzas delivered to nursing areas within the hospital.

    , pdfJuly 6, 2022sepsis-toolkit staff-awareness-activitiespromotional-materialspdf
    Answers for the CCHMC Virtual Sepsis Escape Room

    Cincinnati Children’s

    , pptxJuly 6, 2022sepsis-toolkit staff-awareness-activitiespromotional-materialspptx
    Do You Know a Sepsis Survivor? Sepsis Story Questionnaire

    Would you be willing to share your story to bring awareness to sepsis? (Baptist Health)

    , pdfJuly 6, 2022sepsis-toolkit staff-awareness-activitiespdf
    Toolkit for Engaging Patients To Improve Diagnostic Safety

    AHRQ

    htmlJuly 1, 2022patient-and-family-engagement-pfetoolshtml
    CMS Alphabetical Data Dictionary Version 5.11

    The General Abstraction Guidelines explain the different sections of the data element definitions and provide direction for common questions and issues that arise in medical record abstraction.

    , pdfJune 30, 2022guidance-and-sample-policies sepsis-toolkitguidelinespdf
    C. diff Guidelines and Prevention Resources

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    , htmlJune 27, 2022c-difficile infection-preventionguidelineshtml
    Opioid and Pain Management Practices

    IPRO HQIC

    pdfJune 8, 2022patient-and-family-engagement-pfeguidelinespdf
    Zone Tool: Sepsis and/or Infection (English)

    Alliant Quality

    , , pdfJune 3, 2022community-coalitions infection-prevention sepsistoolspdf
    Zone Tool: Sepsis and/or Infection (Spanish)

    Alliant Health Solutions

    , , pdfJune 3, 2022community-coalitions infection-prevention sepsistoolspdf
    Zone Tool: Renal Failure

    Alliant Health Solutions

    pdfJune 3, 2022community-coalitionstoolspdf
    Zone Tool: Post Dialysis

    Alliant Health Solutions

    pdfJune 3, 2022community-coalitionstoolspdf
    Zone Tool: Heart Failure

    Alliant Health Solutions

    pdfJune 3, 2022community-coalitionstoolspdf
    Zone Tool: Self-Management for Depression (Spanish)

    Alliant Health Solutions

    pdfJune 3, 2022community-coalitionstoolspdf
    Zone Tool: Self-Management for Depression (English)

    Alliant Health Solutions

    pdfJune 3, 2022community-coalitionstoolspdf
    Zone Tool: Diabetes

    Alliant Health Solutions

    pdfJune 3, 2022community-coalitionstoolspdf
    Zone Tool: COPD

    Alliant Health Solutions

    pdfJune 3, 2022community-coalitionstoolspdf
    Zone Tool: Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

    Alliant Health Solutions

    pdfJune 3, 2022community-coalitionstoolspdf
    Post Discharge Follow-Up Call Script

    The tool is one element of a transitional care services program and provides a framework for standardized follow-up discharge calls to patients identified as high risk for rehospitalization. The tool can be used for discharges from multiple levels

    , pdfJune 3, 2022community-coalitions readmissionstoolspdf
    C. difficile Testing Protocol

    Saint Francis Hospital

    , pdfMay 24, 2022c-difficile infection-preventionguidelinespdf
    Strategies to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia, ventilator-associated events, and nonventilator hospital-acquired pneumonia in acute-care hospitals: 2022 Update

    Society for Healthcare Epidemiology (SHEA)

    , pdfMay 20, 2022infection-prevention vaereportspdf
    2022 AHA/ACC/HFSA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure

    A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines

    012May 1, 2022heart-failureguidelines012
    Social Determinants of Health–a Guide for Getting Started

    IPRO QIN-QIO

    pdfApril 20, 2022health-equityguidelinespdf
    Health Equity Roadmap

    IPRO NQIIC

    pdfMarch 14, 2022health-equityguidelinespdf
    Insights on Quality Improvement

    KHA 2022 Quality Conference Presentation: Amanda Green of UK Healthcare and Bill Harrington of St. Elizabeth Healthcare

    , , wwwMarch 10, 20222022 publicly-available-data-on-hospital-quality kha-quality-conferencepresentationwww
    Antibiotic Stewardship

    KHA 2022 Quality Conference Presentation: Tammy Johnson, RN, BS, CPM, AVP

    , wwwMarch 10, 20222022 kha-quality-conferencepresentationwww
    Glycemic Excursions: Are We Harming Our Patients?

    KHA 2022 Quality Conference Presentation: Cynthia Elliott, RPh, CDCES, Jackson Purchase Medical Center

    , wwwMarch 10, 20222022 kha-quality-conferencepresentationwww
    Impact of Standardizing Critical Care Glycemic Management

    KHA 2022 Quality Conference Presentation: Clifford Cornett, PharmD, BCCCP, BCPS and J. Ryan Meadows, PharmD, BCCCP, BCIDP, BCPS

    , wwwMarch 10, 20222022 kha-quality-conferencepresentationwww
    Kentucky Opioid Response Effort: Scaling to Statewide Impact

    KHA 2022 Quality Conference Presentation: Allen Brenzel, MD and Katherine Marks, PhD

    , wwwMarch 10, 20222022 kha-quality-conferencewww
    Leveraging Technology and Workflows to Target Preventable Hospital Readmissions

    KHA 2022 Quality Conference Presentation: Lisa Weatherwax & Britteny Matero

    , wwwMarch 10, 20222022 kha-quality-conferencepresentationwww
    Partnering with Patients and the Community to Achieve Clinical Excellence in Wound Care

    KHA 2022 Quality Conference Presentation: Stefanie Spalding, APRN, FNP-C, CWON-AP and Samantha Port, DNP, MBA, RNC, CPPS, CPHQ

    , wwwMarch 10, 20222022 kha-quality-conferencepresentationwww
    Reducing Harms Through Sprints

    KHA 2022 Quality Conference Presentation: Rochelle Beard MSN, RN, CPN, CIC, Infection Preventionist

    , wwwMarch 10, 20222022 kha-quality-conferencepresentationwww
    Improving Transitions of Care to Decrease Readmissions

    KHA 2022 Quality Conference Presentation: Kaitlyn Krolikowski, MPH, Network Director, Purchase Area Health Connections, Purchase District Health Department

    , wwwMarch 10, 20222022 kha-quality-conferencepresentationwww
    Identifying & Managing Delirium in the Hospital

    KHA 2022 Quality Conference Presentation: Heather Napier MSN, RN, CCRN, Executive Director of Quality and Outcomes, Baptist Health Corbin and Bill Bryant MD, FAAFP, CPHQ, CPPS, Chief Quality & Patient Safety Officer, Owensboro Health

    , pdfMarch 10, 20222022 kha-quality-conferencepresentationpdf
    Addressing Disparities in Health and Advancing Equity in Health Through Cultural Competence

    KHA 2022 Quality Conference Presentation: Sandra C. Garmon Bibb, DNSc., RN, FAAN

    , , wwwMarch 9, 20222022 health-equity kha-quality-conferencepresentationwww
    Placing and Supporting a Person and Family Engagement (PFE) Leader in Your Hospital

    KHA 2022 Quality Conference Presentation: Thomas Workman, Ph.D., PFE Support SME, IPRO HQIC, American Institutes for Research

    , , wwwMarch 9, 20222022 kha-quality-conference patient-and-family-engagement-pfepresentationwww
    REaL Data Collection Toolbox

    IPRO HQIC

    pdfMarch 9, 2022health-equitytoolspdf
    Importance of HQIC Health Equity Metrics

    An important component of high-quality, safe, and patient-centered care is the ability to understand the unique characteristics of the patients, families, and caregivers that are serviced by a provider. (IPRO HQIC)

    pdfMarch 9, 2022health-equityguidelinespdf
    Patient Safety Stories as a Tool for HRO Staff Engagement

    KHA 2022 Quality Conference Presentation: Susan V. White, RN, PhD, CPHQ, FNAHQ, NEA-BC

    , , pdfMarch 7, 20222022 kha-quality-conference patient-safetypresentationpdf
    ABATE Toolkit: Protocol to Reduce Bloodstream Infections in Patients with Specific Medical Devices

    This toolkit can help hospital infection prevention programs implement a decolonization protocol that was found to reduce bloodstream infections by more than 30 percent in adult inpatients who were not in intensive care units (ICUs) and who had

    , htmlMarch 1, 2022clabsi infection-preventiontoolshtml
    Patient and Family Engagement (PFE) Leader Job Description

    IPRO HQIC

    pdfMarch 1, 2022patient-and-family-engagement-pfejob-descriptionspdf
    Health Equity Organizational Assessment

    Executive Audience: How the HEOA can lower your financial risk and help achieve the Triple AIM (IPRO Healthcentric Advisors)

    pdfFebruary 28, 2022health-equityreportspdf
    Person and Family Representatives on Hospital Committee (Implementation Process Overview)

    IPRO HQIC

    pdfFebruary 22, 2022patient-and-family-engagement-pfeguidelinespdf
    Guide to Developing a Language Access Plan

    Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

    pdfFebruary 16, 2022health-equityguidelinespdf
    Patient and Family Engagement (PFE) Implementation Guide for Hospitals

    IPRO HQIC

    pdfFebruary 8, 2022patient-and-family-engagement-pfeguidelinespdf
    Person and Family Advisory Committee (PFAC) Implementation Process Overview

    IPRO HQIC

    pdfFebruary 8, 2022patient-and-family-engagement-pfeguidelinespdf
    REaL Data – Examples of How to Ask for REaL Data

    IPRO HQIC

    pdfFebruary 8, 2022health-equitytoolspdf
    Preadmissions Planning Checklist (English): How to Prepare for a Hospital Safe Stay

    IPRO HQIC

    pdfJanuary 13, 2022patient-and-family-engagement-pfetoolspdf
    Person and Family Engagement (PFE) Implementation Guide for Hospitals

    IPRO HQIC

    pdfJanuary 6, 2022patient-and-family-engagement-pfeguidelinespdf
    Progressive Mobility & Pressure Injuries Toolkit

    Indiana Hospital Association

    pdfJanuary 1, 2022patient-safetytoolspdf
    Patient Safety Awareness Toolkit

    Indiana Hospital Association

    pdfJanuary 1, 2022patient-safetytoolspdf
    Hand Hygiene Toolkit

    Indiana Hospital Association

    pdfJanuary 1, 2022patient-safetytoolspdf
    What is Person and Family Engagement (PFE) and Why Does it Matter?

    wwwJanuary 1, 2022patient-and-family-engagement-pfewebinarwww
    How Can Person and Family Engagement (PFE) Help Reduce All-Cause Harms in Hospitals?

    wwwJanuary 1, 2022patient-and-family-engagement-pfewebinarwww
    Speak Up Toolkit

    Speaking up is one of the first steps to strengthening not only relationships with your patients and caregivers, but also for your workforce safety program and safety culture of your organization. (Indiana Hospital Association)

    pdfJanuary 1, 2022patient-and-family-engagement-pfetoolspdf
    Patient and Family Advisory Council Blueprint: A Start-up Map and Strategy Guide

    AHA

    wwwJanuary 1, 2022patient-and-family-engagement-pfeguidelineswww
    Care Transitions Toolkit

    Indiana Patient Safety Center of the Indiana Hospital Association

    pdfJanuary 1, 2022patient-and-family-engagement-pfetoolspdf
    Health Equity Toolkit

    Indiana Patient Safety Center of the Indiana Hospital Association

    pdfJanuary 1, 2022health-equitytoolspdf
    CMS Alphabetical Data Dictionary Version 5.10

    The General Abstraction Guidelines explain the different sections of the data element definitions and provide direction for common questions and issues that arise in medical record abstraction.

    , pdfDecember 31, 2021infection-prevention sepsispdf
    IPRO HQIC Partnership in Action: Bedside Shift Change and Reporting

    pdfDecember 16, 2021patient-and-family-engagement-pfewebinarpdf
    Optimal Z Code Utilization and Reimbursement Opportunities Webinar

    In this webinar, our presenters will: Discuss the importance of identifying patients’ social determinants of …

    wwwDecember 7, 2021health-equitywebinarwww
    Improving Health Care for People Experiencing Homelessness

    In this briefing, experts overviewed the specific health and access challenges faced by people experiencing homelessness. (Alliance for Health Policy)

    , wwwNovember 17, 2021health-equityreports webinarwww
    Starting and Implementing a Family Advisory Council at Your Hospital

    IPRO HQIC

    pdfOctober 27, 2021patient-and-family-engagement-pfetoolspdf
    Patient and Family Advisory Council Candidate Interview Guide & Decision Matrix

    Jefferson Healthcare

    docxOctober 27, 2021patient-and-family-engagement-pfetoolsdocx
    Coaches Guide: PFE Assessment

    IPRO HQIC

    pdfOctober 27, 2021patient-and-family-engagement-pfeguidelinespdf
    Everything You Wanted to Know about Sepsis but Were Afraid to Ask

    Note: Recording requires registration to access. (Owens & Minor)

    , wwwOctober 19, 2021infection-prevention sepsiswebinarwww
    Developing VTE Prophylaxis Consensus in Orthopedics

    Webinar on the need for global consensus around venous thromboembolism (VTE) protocol with orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Javad Parvizi, FRCS. (Cardinal Health)

    htmlOctober 13, 2021vtewebinarhtml
    Hospital-Based Sepsis Care: The Evolving Definition of Sepsis and the Role of the ED Medical Director and Quality Team in Sepsis Care

    Bobby Redwood, MD, MPH, FACEP Chief of Emergency Medicine Cooley Dickinson Hospital Bob Dickerson, RRT, …

    , pdfOctober 13, 2021presentations sepsis-toolkitwebinarpdf
    SSI Process Discovery Tool

    , xlsxOctober 1, 2021infection-prevention ssitoolsxlsx
    A Team Approach To Improving the Acoustical Environment: How Teams Can Reduce Noise To Support a Healing

    wwwOctober 1, 2021patient-and-family-engagement-pfewebinarwww
    Guide to Improving Patient Safety in Primary Care Settings by Engaging Patients and Families

    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

    htmlOctober 1, 2021patient-and-family-engagement-pfeguidelineshtml
    Understanding the Lifecycle of a Patient and Family Advisory Council

    IPRO HQIC PFE LAN

    pdfSeptember 27, 2021patient-and-family-engagement-pfewebinarpdf
    Antibiotics Awareness Week

    USAAW is an annual observance that raises awareness of the threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of appropriate antibiotic use.

    htmlSeptember 7, 2021antimicrobial-stewardshippromotional-materialshtml
    Clinical Practice Guideline: 2021 Focused Update Guidelines on Management of Clostridioides difficile Infection in Adults

    Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)

    , wwwSeptember 1, 2021c-difficile infection-preventionreportswww
    Sepsis Awareness Month Toolkit

    Indiana Hospital Association

    , pdfSeptember 1, 2021infection-prevention sepsispromotional-materialspdf
    Requirement for Documentation: Fluid Volume Changes in Sepsis Resuscitation

    , pdfJuly 27, 2021guidance-and-sample-policies sepsis-toolkitguidelinespdf
    Readmissions Checklist

    , pdfJuly 15, 2021community-coalitions readmissionstoolspdf
    Huddle Worksheet

    Baptist Health

    , xlsxJuly 14, 2021sepsis-toolkit toolstoolsxlsx
    Adult Sepsis Policy

    The implementation of evidence-based early recognition and invasive/non-invasive treatment guidelines for Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock for patients presenting on admission through our Emergency Department and those developing severe sepsis or septic shock within our inpatient units.

    , docxJuly 14, 2021guidance-and-sample-policies sepsis-toolkitguidelinesdocx
    Sepsis Sample Size Requirements

    CMS

    , pdfJune 30, 2021guidance-and-sample-policies sepsis-toolkitguidelinespdf
    CLABSI Maintenance Audit Tool

    , xlsJune 3, 2021clabsi infection-preventiontoolsxls
    Central Line Maintenance Bundle Audit Tool

    , docJune 3, 2021clabsi infection-preventiontoolsdoc
    Central Line Maintenance Bundle Audit Tool

    Courtesy of Palmetto Children’s Hospital

    , xlsxJune 3, 2021clabsi infection-preventiontoolsxlsx
    Foley Daily Log

    , xlsJune 3, 2021cauti infection-preventiontoolsxls
    CAUTI Maintenance Audit Tool

    Courtesy of Baptist Health Paducah

    , docJune 3, 2021cauti infection-preventiontoolsdoc
    SSI Event Analysis: A Team Approach to Preventing Surgical Site Infections

    Deaconess Hospital Henderson

    , pdfJune 3, 2021infection-prevention ssiwebinarpdf
    Where Do I Find That? IPC Resources for New IPs

    This all-in-one document contains infection prevention resources from several key infection prevention subject areas. (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology)

    pdfJune 1, 2021infection-preventionpdf
    Conferring Rights to KHA Quality Group For NHSN

    pdfMay 28, 2021publicly-available-data-on-hospital-qualitypdf
    Leveraging Patient and Family Advisory Councils (PFACs) to Improve Patient Safety

    wwwMarch 31, 2021patient-and-family-engagement-pfewebinarwww
    Sample Sepsis Policy

    T.J. Regional Health

    , pdfMarch 30, 2021guidance-and-sample-policies sepsis-toolkitguidelinespdf
    Substance Use Disorder and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Special Focus on Disparities Impacting Communities of Color

    KHA 2021 Quality Conference Presentation: Dr. Brittney Allen 

    , , wwwMarch 1, 20212021 health-equity kha-quality-conferencepresentationwww
    CAUTI CLABSI Process Discovery Tools

    , , xlsxJanuary 25, 2021cauti clabsi infection-preventiontoolsxlsx
    Kentucky Statewide Opioid Stewardship: Encyclopedia of Measures

    pdfJanuary 1, 2021pdf
    Reducing Sedation Toolkit

    Indiana Hospital Association

    pdfJanuary 1, 2021patient-safetytoolspdf
    Actionable Patient Safety Solutions: Person and Family Engagement

    This document provides a blueprint that outlines the actionable steps organizations can take to successfully improve person and family engagement and summarizes the available evidence-based practice protocols. (Patient Safety Movement Foundation)

    pdfJanuary 1, 2021patient-and-family-engagement-pfeguidelinespdf
    Infection Preventionist Orientation Manual

    This Orientation Guide is intended for use upon hire for a novice or experienced Infection Preventionist (IP) in any healthcare or public health setting. (Kansas Department of Health and Environment)

    pdfJanuary 1, 2021infection-preventionpdf
    ADA Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes

    The American Diabetes Association “Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes,” is intended to provide the components of diabetes care, general treatment goals, and tools to evaluate the quality of care.

    wwwDecember 1, 2020adverse-drug-eventsguidelineswww
    Implementation of Antibiotic Stewardship Core Elements at Small and Critical Access Hospitals

    Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

    pdfFebruary 6, 2020antimicrobial-stewardshipguidelinespdf
    Guidelines for Prevention of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    , pdfJune 6, 2019cauti infection-preventionguidelinespdf
    Urine Culture Stewardship in Hospitalized Patients

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    htmlApril 10, 2019antimicrobial-stewardshipguidelineshtml
    IP Adult Downtime

    Meadowview Regional Medical Center

    , docxApril 1, 2019sepsis-toolkit toolstoolsdocx
    Competency Self-Assessment Activity for Novice or Becoming Proficient IPs

    Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology

    pdfJanuary 1, 2019infection-preventionpdf
    C. diff Factsheet

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    , wwwJuly 27, 2018c-difficile infection-preventionguidelineswww
    Toolkit for Reducing CAUTI in Hospitals

    This toolkit helps hospitals prevent CAUTI in patients and improve safety culture at the unit level by implementing concepts from the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP). (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)

    , htmlMarch 1, 2018cauti infection-preventiontoolshtml
    KHA Effective Communications in Hospitals Resources

    Includes resources on: Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Patient Hospital Toolkit Interpreter & Translator Resources Federal Websites for Effective Communication Blind & Visual Impairment Resources Deaf & Hard of Hearing Resources

    wwwFebruary 26, 2018effective-communications-in-hospitalstoolswww
    AHRQ IDEAL Discharge Planning

    htmlDecember 1, 2017readmissionsguidelineshtml
    Toolkit to Engage High-Risk Patients in Safe Transitions Across Ambulatory Settings

    AHRQ

    htmlDecember 1, 2017patient-and-family-engagement-pfetoolshtml
    The Joint Commission Pain Assessment and Management Requirements

    These standards — in the Leadership (LD); Medical Staff (MS); Provision of Care, Treatment, and Services (PC); and Performance Improvement (PI) chapters of the hospital accreditation manual — are designed to improve the quality and safety of care

    wwwAugust 29, 2017adverse-drug-eventsguidelineswww
    Handoff Tool

    T.J. Regional Health

    , pdfFebruary 1, 2017sepsis-toolkit toolstoolspdf
    Promoting appropriate urine culture management to improve health care outcomes and the accuracy of catheter-associated urinary tract infections

    American Journal of Infection Control

    , pdfJanuary 1, 2017cauti infection-preventionreportspdf
    White Paper: Redefining the Antibiotic Stewardship Team

    The purpose of this American Nurses Association/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention White Paper is to inform registered nurses in the United States about the problem of antibiotic resistance and facilitate their embracing an expanded and clearly recognized

    pdfJanuary 1, 2017antimicrobial-stewardshipreportspdf
    Implementing an Antibiotic Stewardship Program: Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America

    Evidence-based guidelines for implementation and measurement of antibiotic stewardship interventions in inpatient populations including long-term care were prepared by a multidisciplinary expert panel of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.

    wwwMay 15, 2016antimicrobial-stewardshipguidelineswww
    AORN Guideline Audit Tool: Environmental Cleaning

    Association of periOperative Registered Nurses

    , docxJanuary 1, 2016infection-prevention ssitoolsdocx
    Infographic Poster on CAUTI Prevention

    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

    , pdfSeptember 1, 2015cauti infection-preventionpromotional-materialspdf
    Discharge Planning Checklist

    For patients and their caregivers preparing to leave a hospital, nursing home, or other care setting (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)

    , pdfJune 1, 2015patient-and-family-engagement-pfe readmissionstoolspdf
    Nurse-Driven Screening Tool for Early Identification of Sepsis in an Intermediate Care Unit Setting

    HHS Public Access (Gyang, Shieh, Forsey, …

    , pdfFebruary 1, 2015articles-and-fact-sheets sepsis-toolkittoolspdf
    Treating Asymptomatic Bacteriuria: All Harm, No Benefit

    Massachusetts Infection Prevention Partnership

    , pdfJanuary 1, 2013cauti infection-preventionreportspdf
    Community Health Needs Assessment Toolkit

    Kentucky Hospital Association

    pdfFebruary 1, 2012quality-organizations-and-government-informationtoolspdf
    Overhead Emergency Codes Frequently Asked Questions

    pdfNovember 11, 2011emergency-overhead-codestoolspdf
    Standardized Overhead Paging Codes for Emergency Situations

    pdfNovember 11, 2011emergency-overhead-codestoolspdf
    Guidelines for Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment of CAUTI in Adults

    Infectious Diseases Society of America

    , pdfNovember 23, 2009cauti infection-preventionguidelinespdf
    CMS Quality Improvement Roadmap

    pdfJuly 1, 2005quality-organizations-and-government-informationpdf